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Potomac Park

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Nice park

We walked through the park on our way to the Jefferson memorial. It is well maintained. Only... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane K
Chicago, Illinois
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Lots of room

We ended up here by chance because the only place we could find to park our car (after looking for... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Clay, New York
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A park which surrounds the Tidal Basin and includes the Vietnam, Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.
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Washington DC, DC
Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
+1 202-554-3850
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through the park on our way to the Jefferson memorial. It is well maintained. Only problem was that there had been a heavy storm the night be before so some of the paths were flooded.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I walked along the Potomac River through West Potomac Park from the Arlington Memorial Bridge to the Jefferson Memorial. The place was very peaceful in the early morning with many birds around including Canadian geese and blue jays. The path was well...More

Thank newlymarriedman12
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We were about a week early for the peak of the Cherry Blossom festival but after doing the ranger talk at the Jefferson Memorial we learned that some species of blossoms, the weeping cherries, were in bloom. There were found along the Potomac River in...More

Thank dmbakerphd
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Potomac park is peaceful spot in the busy Washington city. Potomac river is flowing side of the park. golf course, tennis court and other facilities are there in East Potomac park.

Thank balasubramanian16847
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We ended up here by chance because the only place we could find to park our car (after looking for 30 minutes plus) was right next to this park. It is very nice, with plenty of grassy room to stretch out and relax a little....More

1  Thank teknoturtl
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Another peaceful spot in DC. Walk beside the water and stop by the various monuments. Wish we would have done the paddle boats but there is always next time.

Thank Tannermash
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is lovely by the lake with the beautiful blooming cherry blossoms, worth a visit if you can get here,

Thank Neetsnewts
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Potomac Park is a long green stretch of riverside park along the National Mall. The Park is divided into two area; West Potomac Park starts from the area near Lincoln Memorials to the Tidal Basin, and the East Potomac Park covers the whole Hains Point...More

1  Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Beautiful views and very peaceful. It is great when the weather is good to have a picnic. The views of the monuments are great.

Thank Brellie
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great for walking and river views, so close to Mall and most memorials you will want to visit. Such a contrast to parks in major urban cities.

1  Thank RonWamberal
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