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Picnic within the city

We had just bought seafood at the Municipal Fish Market. A 15 minute drive brought us across the... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Manila, Philippines
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Nice Walk

This is a lovely spot for a walk. Hains' Point is a peninsula, offering both green (land) and water... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

We had just bought seafood at the Municipal Fish Market. A 15 minute drive brought us across the water in search of a picnic table. We could see Reagan National and planes landing while we had our lunch. It was a gorgeous spring day and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Coellum
Reviewed December 22, 2017

This is a lovely spot for a walk. Hains' Point is a peninsula, offering both green (land) and water views. A sidewalk rings most of the peninsula, though it is in some disrepair and can also be flooded at times. Recently we discovered that you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank DCLizzy
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Hains Point is the southern tip of the East Potomac Park (a small island in the Potomac river (connected by bridges unnoticeable. It is a place very popular by locals during summer weekends and is very popular by tourist during the Cherry Blossom time in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Prawet J
Reviewed July 20, 2017

This cruising, parking, and fishing spot had ONE special draw: a humongous five-piece artwork in metal of a man half buried in the earth. It was removed and placed in a small sandy area in the new Wash Nat'l Harbor. He doesn't fit in the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank Snctfyd
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Hard to get to. Get walking path with stunning views. Picnic tables available. Best to go in warm weather.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Brellie
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We discovered the Hains point golf course in May and have been there three times now. I went with work colleagues to play mini golf and drink beer (you can bring draft and pitchers of beer) and I've come twice with the family to play...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank AmelitaRae
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Having walked most of Washington centre, the Mall and Georgetown many times, Hains Point was a good solitary walk on a blustery but sunny day. Taking the trail from the end of the Tidal Basin, by the bridge you set off parallel to the river...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MelB776
Reviewed May 23, 2016

In a hard-to-drive-to section of Southeast DC, Hain's Point is a long, grassy park that attracts mostly local families & young people out for a picnic, biking, jogging, a pick-up game, or simply to while away a weekend afternoon. It used to have The Awakening,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed August 11, 2015

I used to live in DC, so went to see the Awakening at Hains Point and was disappointed to learn it has been moved to a new place. The website did not mention this detail. Anyway, it was still great to see this part which...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank quelinda2015
Reviewed May 1, 2015

This could be a lovely walk but the trail (sidewalk) has been neglected and there are holes in many many places. It looks like it's ready to collapse (and in one place it had) into the river. I did not enjoy and would not go...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Pat G
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July 3, 2017|
Response from Brellie | Reviewed this property |
yes and they start a little after 9
December 25, 2016|
Response from MelB776 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is a park and open all the time.