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Hains Point

1100 Ohio Drive Southwest, Washington DC, DC 20242-0001
+1 202-619-7222
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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 4 weeks ago
Place to relax

Hains Point is the southern tip of the East Potomac Park (a small island in the Potomac river... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Prawet J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1100 Ohio Drive Southwest, Washington DC, DC 20242-0001
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank DCLizzy
Reviewed 10 October 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

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 21 July 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

Thank Snctfyd
Reviewed 14 January 2017

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

Thank Brellie
Reviewed 24 August 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

Thank AmelitaRae
Reviewed 20 July 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

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 24 May 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

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 12 August 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

Thank quelinda2015
Reviewed 2 May 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

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 14 April 2015

The friend that I was in DC with for the day had seen pictures of an awesome sculpture on Haines Point. So we decided to walk around the point. The walk was invigorating and the views were gorgeous. Planes, fishermen, boats, people, water, animals. What...More

Thank Mfclingan
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4 July 2017|
Response from Brellie | Reviewed this property |
yes and they start a little after 9
26 December 2016|
Response from Mel B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is a park and open all the time.