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Nice historal visit. My daughter and I enjoy the walk. She also took the pictures.

Nice views of the water. Saw some deer. Civil War cannons. But, a lot of trash on the river.

This is a great trail, with history to boot. Walk throughout the Fort, down to the lighthouse and around the wood line the in compass the waterline around the park up to some other hidden bunkers.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Nice walk around the old fort and river. River trail nearby needs some TLC. The batteries and fort are all worth checking out.

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Mosquitos! Swarms of mosquitos!

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Decent trails for a quick quiet walk. I went with my dog in the middle of the day on Saturday, and didn't see another soul. Much more peaceful than the packed trails at Great Falls with the same breeze from being next to the water, and not too strenuous. No outstanding views or waterfalls, but you can peek over the edge down to the river to see some boats and and see National Harbor in the distance. Planes fly over head regularly which made for some cool pictures. Unfortunately, there was quite a bit of glass on the trails headed down to the water. We didn't have any issues, but I think I'd be more cautious bringing my dog next time.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Cool piece of history in the woods. Whoever made the map is fantastic

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Saturday, April 08, 2017

Nice hike. Nice views of the river from the fort.

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Fun to walk around, but there are limited things to do and see.

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Saturday, January 07, 2017

not so fun

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Peaceful but lots of trash

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

The Park is free in the winter months (we went in October). The Fort was interesting but watching to bald eagles soaring over the Fort was even better. We hike along the river trail (wasn't well maintained) and then looped back to the Fort along the park rode. Around 3 miles in total. Nice place to get some American history and a good walk.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

they charge you $5 to get in the park it's only a 45-minute walk

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Monday, September 26, 2016

It was OK

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Ruins are fun to explore. This park feels somewhat forgotten, and there were many elements about it that seemed rather creepy.

There are a lot of barely-used trails here so, despite its small size, there's a lot of potential to explore.

Great views of DC and VA.

Easy hike for children, though perhaps best to avoid some of the more overgrown areas.

The Potomac washes up a lot of trash on the beach, which can be either sad or interesting, depending on your mindset.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

5 stars for the great civil war ruins and cannons!

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