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Potomac Park

Washington DC, DC
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A park which surrounds the Tidal Basin and includes the Vietnam, Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Washington DC, DC
Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
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"hains point"
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"cherry blossoms"
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"spring and summer"
in 2 reviews
"tidal basin"
in 5 reviews
"jefferson memorial"
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"national mall"
in 3 reviews
"picnic"
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"trees"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 20 July 2016

The great park of Washington that includes the major national monuments, leads to the Mall and Congress and of course has the cherry blossom for a short time each year. When living in Washington I take a daily walk from my place in Foggy Bottom...More

1  Thank Mel B
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Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Nice park area. Edge of the National Mall. Contains a few memorials (Jefferson, Mason, Roosevelt, and King). Also some baseball/softball fields there. Some parking areas here, too.

Thank J-from-Marysville
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