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Turkey Run Park

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Best kept secret in DC

It’s no secret that Northern Virginia has some of the most beautiful landscapes on the East coast... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Crissy B
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Hiking Escape

This is strictly a place you go to trek through the forest. There are parking spots and then trails... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Turkey Run Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway, McLean, VA 22101
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

It’s no secret that Northern Virginia has some of the most beautiful landscapes on the East coast, but some might find it surprising that you can escape into that nature so close to DC. Turkey Run is just 6 or 7 miles from memorial bridge...More

1  Thank Crissy B
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Two of my passengers told me about needing to stop by a restroom as we 're driving at the George Washington Parkway so we stopped here. We've passed it for so many years, but never bothered to stop at this park. We're surprised to see...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is strictly a place you go to trek through the forest. There are parking spots and then trails out into the unknown. There aren't picnic tables and grassy areas for a respite from traveling. The park is quiet and beautiful and gives a person...More

1  Thank mauiwolf
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Great little park, just be careful- after some storms they haven't gone in and cleaned up, so be on the lookout for broken boards, lots of water crossings, and some downed trees. We went rucking through the Heritage Trail/Turkey Run 3.7-mile loop, and on the...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It was a beautiful day for a walk in the park. However, if you expect an easy and relaxing walk, where you can go side by side with your friend and chat, this place is not for you. Turkey Run Park has two major trails....More

1  Thank VeraGl
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I really enjoyed my time at Turkey Run Park. I drove to the very end (pas the parking lots) and asked for a map of the area. In general, the paths are well worn, so it was not a problem to see where to go....More

Thank heyv
Reviewed 11 May 2016

This is a wonderful spot to take a hike by the Potomac. Serene and quite and not crowded, especially on a Sunday morning.

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Park at C1 area and go for the Turkey Run Loop trail. About 1 mile of a pleasant trail, getting close to the Potomac river. Not recommended after a heavy rain.

Thank Rodrigo C
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We loved this beautiful place. This is the second visit here. Of all the nature with flowing water we pick it as a family favorite.

Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 23 March 2016

quiet, secluded, lovely place to walk. I go for runs there with my dogs a lot. There are not a lot of people so I would not go alone as a woman

Thank Ursula M
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