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A good civil war fort with cannon, lovely glades, picnic places and history

Just a short walk off the Potomac Heritage Trail and across some stepping stones, or for the... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
Mel B
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Hanoi, Vietnam
A park off the beaten track and the GW Expressway

Few people visit this historic park just off the George Washington Parkway, and so it is attractive... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2017
mrq450
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McLean, Virginia
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Nov 23, 2017
“A park off the beaten track and the GW Expressway”
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George Washington Memorial Parkway, McLean, VA
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

After driving by the signs for Fort Marcy for years, I finally made a point to stop. There is a small parking lot there and a trailhead for the Potomac Heritage Trail. There is a sign about the fort and it states there is a...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

Few people visit this historic park just off the George Washington Parkway, and so it is attractive for persons craving an interval of solitude in the nation's capital. Easy to access but closes at dusk.

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

A hidden gem of access to hikes along the river. High above the palisades. It is often overlooked. Access only by northern traveling side of George Washington parkway

Thank Fran22101
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Fort Marcy is a park along the Potomac River with nice hiking trails. It is also an historic site for the Civil War. According to the sign, this is the Fort to protect/defense of Washington. The trail is also a part of the Potomac Heritage...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Just a short walk off the Potomac Heritage Trail and across some stepping stones, or for the non-walkers - from George Washington Parkway is Fort Marcy, a good civil war fort with cannon, lovely glades, picnic places and history. As with many forts of the...More

Thank Mel B
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