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Georgetown and Waterfront is a 4.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Washington, District of Columbia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 4.6 mi Elevation gain 265 ft Route type Out & Back
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Walking Running River Views
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Leanne Chen
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Jason Housman
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Ellen Schwenk Medlock
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Road biking

I rode my road bike. If you choose to ride, be aware there is a short set of steps in the Georgetown segment where you have to carry your bike. Also no biking allowed on the waterfront in front of sequoia. There was police there who told me to dismount and walk which was no fun since I wear clips so I was more waddling than walking. (I hadn’t seen the no biking signs.) There were tons of bikes chained to poles a long there. I guess everyone walked them there. I think people were eating brunch after their ride. Anyway, the segment wasn’t very long so I was able to waddle along.

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Joe Zwick
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Great views. Didn’t finish but will definitely go back and do the rest.

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Sarah Davis
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Walking

Technically we didn't do the "official" Georgetown and Waterfront. We parked near Palisades and walked south east on MacArthur Blvd until it hit Canal, and then M Street, and opted to walk up 34th. Our walk was more for mileage than necessarily following a specific path. Be careful walking on MacArthur and Canal with all the traffic. It was better walking south/east than north/west because you are walking against traffic and can see the cars flying at you. Feeling the woosh of the cars as they pass you was mildly unnerving, but not enough to keep on keeping on. Overall, it was a good walk; uphill much of the way back down MacArthur to the car. Ended up doing 8 miles.

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Ray Day
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Hiking

It was in the 90’s throughout the walk, but very enjoyable with a nice breeze and great scenery. Fun walk!

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Scott Densmore
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Walking
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So much to see and do...from Dumbarton Oaks to Washington Harbour, Georgetown University to Rock Creek Park, Key Bridge, views by the Potomac, the C & O Canal, M Street, Wisconsin Avenue and all points in between. While living in the area, we spent many beautiful weekend days/evenings walking, exploring and returning to our favorite spots!

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Jenifer Hernandez
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Amanda McHugh
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Matthew Case
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Ila Hercules
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Evin Smolkin
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Kim Sexton
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Marcus Palm
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Marvin Flores
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Coby Hymes
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Kami Kraft
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Kim Duty
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Christopher Lipscomb
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Amy Malessa
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Jennifer Lindsay
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C H
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Doogie Boy
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Meagan French
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Jimmy Miller
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Jerry B
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Peter Jaworski
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Elizabeth Taylor
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