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The Yards Park

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10 Water Street Southeast, Washington DC, DC 20003
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is FANTASTIC. I haven't lived in the DC Metro area in just over a decade and I haven't really been to this part of DC since then so coming here with my family was a huge lovely surprise. I can't believe how much...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Plenty to see and do in the summer. Waterfront activities, plenty of bars and restaurants nearby, parking can be tricky at times, metro nearby, grocery stores close. Great spot for picnics in the park; they offer group classes and music in the summer, within walking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

If you are looking to connect with other DC moms (or nannies) this is the place to go, especially in the summer. The wading pool is overrun with kids on hot summer days. Parents bring picnics so they don't have to leave, but there are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WalkingOnTravels
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We came out here on a weekend and watched a live band play good music. This area has a good boardwalk which is nice to walk on and people watch, there is a shallow pool here as well that young kids especially enjoy. If you're...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zipty22
Reviewed August 21, 2018

A park convenient to walking trails along the Anacostia River, to dining and nightlife, to sports venues for Major League Baseball and Soccer, to lodging, housing and government office buildings. Relaxing spaces and recreational spaces in equal measure and a marvelous gathering place for visitors...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Headed down for a couple of drinks and some food on a Friday night. Very accessible area from the Metro Green Line. There wasn't a ball game, so probably not as many people in the area. Stopped at a food truck event just outside the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tim S
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The YardsDC is a new waterfront where you can watch the Washington Nationals baseball game, have lunch or dinner, or shop. The relaxing atmosphere is family friendly to watch concerts and events on Friday night. You can take the Green line to Navy Yard station....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank raquelsE8260SU
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Great venue and very nice location. Close to the ballpark and right on the water. Great place to stroll or people watch. Will get your exercise as it’s a walk to cover it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Great area to stop by to eat or drink either before or after nationals baseball game. Options include d winery, brewery Mexican margaritas, as well as many more options. We went after the 4th of July game. Very crowded at first and because of heat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

I'm a native and we've been waiting on this for more than a decade. Turns out it was worth the wait. The area is simply stunning. Good for a peaceful stroll along the water, stop at the park with the kids, sit in one of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jamie E
October 4, 2016|
Response from Kacy B | Reviewed this property |
Reagan in DC (DCA) but Baltimore may be cheaper and is not much farther (BWI).