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Theodore Roosevelt Island Park

George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 703-289-2500
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Theodore Roosevelt Island is an 88.5 acre island in the Potomac River. It is maintained as a National Park and has various walking trails
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potomac river” (35 reviews)
“easy hike” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 703-289-2500
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This park is a few blocks from Rosslyn in Arlington, VA. One must walk/run bike to get to the park. it features a photo of Teddy, plus some powerful quotes that resonate years later. While DC and Arlington is very crowded, this park usually isn't.

Thank nak3n
Reviewed 1 week ago

A labrynith of trails, ,many little adventures off the sides, and a constant sense you are not in the bustling city-yet just a mile away you can see the symbols of our democracy. Weekdays are even more amiable, but the weekend folks are gregarious but...More

Thank dadirishcasey3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my favorite memorial in DC, (actually Virginia) can be accessed by boat or foot. great little hiking trails, quiet, beautiful a definite must see

Thank leslieosttin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were disappointed that none of the fountains in the park were running. Think it would have added a lot to the memorial.

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do your keys do a favor and teach them what he did and who he took on to get it done. Maybe the judges at NHD don't respect the effort, but we do. An achievement like that deserves getting your own island, this is the...More

Thank Whatttup G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Of all the monuments in DC, this has to be the most unique! Located on an island in the Potomac, the actual statues and monument are located in the middle of the woods! It will take a bit of a walk if the parking lot...More

Thank JBretteD
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Theodore Roosevelt Island was just a stopping off trip on a walk along the Potomac, but I found it beyond my expectations. As well as the monument there are good walking trails around the island including a wetlands area where the path is built above...More

Thank Mel B
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Very interesting and different memorial. Quite large with waterfalls and trees all around. Excellent tribute to his wife as well.

Thank Jackster180
Reviewed June 5, 2017

A small island connected by a small bridge / path with great views of the river Potomac, you are along the river most of the time, the statute of Roosevelt faces the lake , open bridges with no guard rails at some swamps so ensure...More

Thank HiremathRS
Reviewed June 5, 2017

A very amazing tribute...loved all the waterfalls, statures and quotes throughout the park. Highly recommend this!

Thank Doreen D
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Chrys B
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Carter H | Reviewed this property |
"Dogs are permitted on Theodore Roosevelt Island if they are wearing a leash no longer than 6 feet and the owner is holding the leash at all times."
Haley B
April 20, 2016|
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Response from Eva C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's free parking right at the entrance, which is right off the George Washington Parkway (North bound).