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Beautiful park

This area of Alexandria is beautiful, very clean and tidy, it was just behind our hotel and offered... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
TeamWard
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Waterfront Park

Founders Park has great green space right by the water. There are many benches to take in the view... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Jayne H
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

This area of Alexandria is beautiful, very clean and tidy, it was just behind our hotel and offered a nice way to walk to Kings St, a great piece of park to wander along the edge of the Potomac river.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Founders Park has great green space right by the water. There are many benches to take in the view. Look closely and you'll spot the Capitol Building. There is a running/walking path and a volleyball court. A few families were enjoying picnics on the grass....More

Thank Jayne H
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This is a great park by the water and a great place to take a walk, sit on a bench, have some icecream, fly a kite, or walk your dog. Lovely waterfront park. I go here often to relax.

Thank LadyAboutTown
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Just off King Street with plenty of open space ... enjoy views of the water, and plant life, and don't forget to people watch ... great way to be outside in the fresh air

Thank Bob D
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Frequented by many walkers, runners, and dog owners, this waterfront gem is an excellent destination. Perfect for picnics or throwing the frisbee or football, or even photoshoots!

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Lovely location just at the end of the Kings Street with all of the attractions Alexandria has to offer. You can get hear via free trolley from the metro station.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Large park...kids playing, dog walkers. A few benches... best to bring your own chair or blanket. Right on the waterfront. Picnic lunch and enjoy. The parking garage is right across the street. We had to come to the park on our back to back weekend...More

2  Thank sage97
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We spent some time in this park walking and then sitting in the shade on a bench just looking at the water. I enjoyed watching people and their dogs and kids. There are plenty of benches and most give a good view of the water....More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

This entire area is full of bike and walking trails with beautiful views and lots of green space to enjoy.

Thank Charles V
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Evidently the river overflows a lot, but the water disappeared after a while, leaving debris behind. Nice place to enjoy, sit on the bench or watch the kids play with the canons.

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There's lots of parking around that area. Enjoy!
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