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Theodore Roosevelt Island Park

George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 703-289-2500
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Theodore Roosevelt Island is an 88.5 acre island in the Potomac River. It is maintained as a National Park and has various walking trails
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potomac river” (35 reviews)
“easy hike” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 703-289-2500
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Do your keys do a favor and teach them what he did and who he took on to get it done. Maybe the judges at NHD don't respect the effort, but we do. An achievement like that deserves getting your own island, this is the...More

Thank Whatttup G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the monuments in DC, this has to be the most unique! Located on an island in the Potomac, the actual statues and monument are located in the middle of the woods! It will take a bit of a walk if the parking lot...More

Thank JBretteD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Theodore Roosevelt Island was just a stopping off trip on a walk along the Potomac, but I found it beyond my expectations. As well as the monument there are good walking trails around the island including a wetlands area where the path is built above...More

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting and different memorial. Quite large with waterfalls and trees all around. Excellent tribute to his wife as well.

Thank Jackster180
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small island connected by a small bridge / path with great views of the river Potomac, you are along the river most of the time, the statute of Roosevelt faces the lake , open bridges with no guard rails at some swamps so ensure...More

Thank HiremathRS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very amazing tribute...loved all the waterfalls, statures and quotes throughout the park. Highly recommend this!

Thank Doreen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I never knew this existed. A great find in the heart of the city. Worth a visit. Nice walking trails in a lovely green setting. Courtyard with an impressive statue of Teddy Roosevelt and sayings of his. A good place for a picnic.

Thank AZGirl62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far, one of my favorite places in the who D.C Menotropin area. We went here on a beautiful day and I and my family really enjoyed Theodore Roosevelt Island. we toured the 90-acre island and then played some football by the statue...More

1  Thank Justin C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We took A boat cruise on the Potomac River and were able to capture some photos of the Roosevelt Island Park. It's a green relaxing natural park.

1  Thank lollygal
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Loved walking this trail away from the crowds in Washington,nice Teddy Roosevelt memorial,and we was pleased we took the time to do it,well worth a couple of hours when visiting DC.

Thank den-rick71
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Chrys B
Are dogs allowed on the trails
27 July 2016|
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Response from Carter H | Reviewed this property |
"Dogs are permitted on Theodore Roosevelt Island if they are wearing a leash no longer than 6 feet and the owner is holding the leash at all times."
Haley B
Does the park offer free parking?
20 April 2016|
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Response from Eva C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's free parking right at the entrance, which is right off the George Washington Parkway (North bound).