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Walking Tour of Monuments and Memorials

Washington, DC

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Walking Tour of Monuments and Memorials is a 5.7 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Washington, DC that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, trail running, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Recent Reviews

on Theodore Roosevelt Island
20 hours ago

trail running
2 Completed1 Reviews

Main trail was great. Some obstacles with terrain. Smaller trails were pretty overgrown and rocky. Not really suitable for running. Good for running or hiking.

on D.C. Walk Through U.S. Hi...
6 days ago

walking
793 Completed319 Reviews

Stopped by the Capitol on our way back from Maine, went to Air & Space, Smithsonian, National Archives, and all along the mall, stopped by the Iwo Jima memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, the Capitol, the Supreme Court - all on a Sunday, great time to visit and take in America's Heritage. All need to see this!

on Kenilworth Aquatic Garden...
14 days ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

A very walk.


20 days ago

great being able to see everything in DC

on Theodore Roosevelt Island
21 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

on Rock Creek Trails
1 month ago

hiking
59 Completed58 Reviews

Parked at the Nature Center and took the West Ridge Trail to the Washington Zoo. Just a little over 3 miles one way. The zoo is free but the parking is $22 a car. If you don't mind walking, park free in the park.

on Theodore Roosevelt Island
1 month ago

trail running
1 Completed1 Reviews

on Walking Tour of Monuments...
1 month ago

walking
8 Completed1 Reviews

It was great to be in Washington DC, and to see all the monuments. Even got in some birding while we were walking.

on Theodore Roosevelt Island
1 month ago

9 Completed9 Reviews

Super pretty. Great maintenance. Awesome trails. But it is packed with people.

on Mount Vernon Trail
1 month ago

2 Completed4 Reviews

This trail is beautiful. But if your riding your bike you HAVE TO GO EARLY. or else its to many people on it.

on Walking Tour of Monuments...
1 month ago

7 Completed6 Reviews

crowded but memorable

on Theodore Roosevelt Island
1 month ago

walking
3 Completed3 Reviews

on Walking Tour of Monuments...
2 months ago

12 Completed5 Reviews

on Walking Tour of Monuments...
2 months ago

walking
2 Completed1 Reviews

Great way to see the monuments and museums around the National Mall.


3 months ago

trail running


3 months ago

walking

on Kenilworth Aquatic Garden...
3 months ago

23 Completed16 Reviews

on Potomac Heritage Trail an...
5 months ago

hiking
27 Completed9 Reviews

This was our first visit to the Turkey Run portion of the Potomac Heritage trail area. While not a longer trek, seeing the area in the late winter time frame was well worth the time. The high water levels--and the obviously powerful current therein, was impressive. So to was the abundance of quartzite formations littering the place. The trails are rugged, well marked and diverse. The proximity to the ranger station and bathrooms (closed due to the season) are pluses. The little picnic area by the parking lot could use some gussying up, but that's just a style point. All in all, my son and I loved it. We'll do it again!

on Walking Tour of Monuments...
5 months ago

43 Completed42 Reviews

on Theodore Roosevelt Island
8 months ago

walking
7 Completed6 Reviews