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Potomac Overlook Regional Park

2845 Marcey Rd, Arlington, VA 22207-5235
+1 703-528-5406
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trails and a nature center. concerts in the summer. contrary to its name, it does not overlook... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Juliez46
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Northern Vriginia
Needs Trail Markers

It was a cold Saturday when I ventured out to Potomac Overlook Park and there were not a lot of... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
jehenson81
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“nature center” (5 reviews)
“birds of prey” (3 reviews)
“boy scouts” (2 reviews)
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2845 Marcey Rd, Arlington, VA 22207-5235
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+1 703-528-5406
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

trails and a nature center. concerts in the summer. contrary to its name, it does not overlook the Potomac

Thank Juliez46
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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

It was a cold Saturday when I ventured out to Potomac Overlook Park and there were not a lot of people at the park. I strolled to the Nature Center to get a map and took the Red Maple Trail to the Overlook Trail. The...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

The Overlook is a great way to escape the bustle of suburbia within minutes and commune with nature. Over the years I’ve taken Boy Scouts and Venture Crews for hikes along the park’s trails, or trekked them on my own for exercise or birding. Great...More

Thank DrChipB
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Friends of ours suggested to meet for a morning hike in this park. We started at the visitor center, where we saw several types of snakes and turtles. The kids enjoyed the immediate color feedback they received for changing the relief in the kinetic sand...More

1  Thank mgnelu
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

Beautiful River views for a stroll or a mountain bike ride. We spent an hour there enjoying the breeze!

1  Thank Lee S
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

The Potomac Overlook Regional Park is operated by the Virginia Park Services. It is located along the Potomac River in Arlington. Visitors can get to the park via Military Road. The park is nestled in the forest and surrounded by residences. Currently visitors cannot see...More

1  Thank Prawet J
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

After driving past this beautiful park for 5 yrs, I stopped one day in the spring just to take a break. Felt like I was walking barefoot and smelling the flowers for the first time. Beautiful! Great running, walking, cycling path!

1  Thank Marsha_ID
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Reviewed January 21, 2017

Grand children loved playing around this past summer. Super fun times for all, well kept park, clean and the fresh air and sun was just what we all needed.

Thank Debbie H
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

We've come here during several times of year and its always enjoyable, rarely too crowded. It is not terribly well marked though. The most recent two visits, we've made it down to the water. The nature center and master gardener show garden also are worth...More

1  Thank vkbrennan
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

The Marine Corps Marathon ran thru this park. It was cool with a slight breeze coming off the water. The views were nice and it was pleasant to see the boats and activity on the waterfront.

Thank Seb5thmanII
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