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Potomac Overlook Regional Park

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Address: 2845 North Marcey Road, Arlington, VA 22207
Phone Number: 703 528 5406
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nice view

Very nice views and relaxing to take a walk or run. Peaceful to visit and lots of ducks around to see.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Very nice views and relaxing to take a walk or run. Peaceful to visit and lots of ducks around to see.

Thank Lennexmom
Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

It may not be a great deal to some people but for me that was my first close encounter with two beavers. I have always admired beavers so seeing them in action, when I know that many of my Uncle's neighbors don't really like them because of the damage they may cause to some, was a great experience. So thank... More 

Thank Dulce W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

There is even a sign noting that there is nothing to overlook. No point in coming here, although it is a convenient point to start a hike along the Potomac.

Thank Anthony-Susan
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

This scenic overlook park is nicely situated beside the Potomac, and it's a romantic place to hike and take in the nature around yourself. I loved that we discovered it for ourselves in the fall!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

My wife and I went here for a walk. It was still quite nice (nice trees, walkways, and lots of animals), but the overlook is gone! You can't see the river anymore! So a bit disappointing...

Thank Willem K
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

barely escaped being swallowed up by suburbia, this green space has decent birding and a few trails that overlook rivver

Thank uckbuck
Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A fine regional park in the Northern Virginia tradition. Tennis courts, a basketball court, picnic tables, a nature center and trails. The Nature Center has a full array of turtles and snakes with "hands-on" demonstrations by volunteers for pre-arranged parties for kids. The interior display of nature and energy with its division into producers, consumers and decomposers is very interesting.... More 

Thank jeffl499
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My wife, two daughters (15 and 12) and I parked next to the Picnic Pavilion and walked down towards the Nature Center. Just downhill from the nature center is where we found the signs that led us down towards the Potomac Heritage Trail. The hike itself is mostly downhill at first and it leads you along a creek bed that... More 

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