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Potomac Park

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Address: Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 2025543850
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A park which surrounds the Tidal Basin and includes the Vietnam, Lincoln...

A park which surrounds the Tidal Basin and includes the Vietnam, Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.

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Yes, You have to be there for the Cherry Blossom

The great park of Washington that includes the major national monuments, leads to the Mall and Congress and of course has the cherry blossom for a short time each year. When... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Mel B
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The great park of Washington that includes the major national monuments, leads to the Mall and Congress and of course has the cherry blossom for a short time each year. When living in Washington I take a daily walk from my place in Foggy Bottom through the park visiting one or other of the national monuments again and again but... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Nice park area. Edge of the National Mall. Contains a few memorials (Jefferson, Mason, Roosevelt, and King). Also some baseball/softball fields there. Some parking areas here, too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I like to come for a walk here.The view is great, across the potomac where you'll see when in summer many people doing water activities. Cherry blossom viewing is also a must here when in season. A nice respite from the busy mall.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The Potomac Park is make up of both the West Potomac Park and the East Potomac Park. My review here is my experience with the East Potomac Park. East Potomac Park is a section of Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., located south of the Jefferson Memorial and the 14th Street Bridge. Located between the Washington Channel and the Potomac River,... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Nice park which should not be left out. unfortunately, I never made it for the cherry blossom season, but I can imagine how nice it must be.

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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a nice park along many beautiful memorials. It is a nice place to take pictures and exercise. There were a lot of people jogging and enjoying the beautiful weather. The river is nice and there's peaceful scenery everywhere.

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Rome, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here while in DC due to the great reviews and it's location on the Potomac. We enjoyed ourselves by watching airplanes come and go at Reagan National Airport. There are tables, grills, benches, bathrooms, and sidewalks to walk on that puts you two feet from the river. Note: BRING BUG SPRAY! I live in the Adirondack Mountains and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

This is quite a lovely park, especially in the spring and summer. The cherry blossoms are beautiful here, and it's right on the Potomac, which is always a nice view!

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is a "must see" site while visiting Washington. The West Park includes the FDR monument, the ML King monument and the Jefferson Memorial as well as the Tidal Basin. It is particularly beautiful during the April cherry blossom season with the delicate blooms covering a pathway along the shore. The East Park stretches all the way to Hains Point,... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It would be fun to have a picnic here on a warm summer day. They keep it very clean and the landscape is great!!!!!

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