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Potomac Park

Washington DC, DC
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A park which surrounds the Tidal Basin and includes the Vietnam, Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Washington DC, DC
Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
+1 202-554-3850
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

Nice park which should not be left out. unfortunately, I never made it for the cherry blossom season, but I can imagine how nice it must be.

Thank SebBud
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This is a nice park along many beautiful memorials. It is a nice place to take pictures and exercise. There were a lot of people jogging and enjoying the beautiful weather. The river is nice and there's peaceful scenery everywhere.

Thank Kyle F
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped here while in DC due to the great reviews and it's location on the Potomac. We enjoyed ourselves by watching airplanes come and go at Reagan National Airport. There are tables, grills, benches, bathrooms, and sidewalks to walk on that puts you two...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

This is quite a lovely park, especially in the spring and summer. The cherry blossoms are beautiful here, and it's right on the Potomac, which is always a nice view!

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This is a "must see" site while visiting Washington. The West Park includes the FDR monument, the ML King monument and the Jefferson Memorial as well as the Tidal Basin. It is particularly beautiful during the April cherry blossom season with the delicate blooms covering...More

Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 2 November 2014

It would be fun to have a picnic here on a warm summer day. They keep it very clean and the landscape is great!!!!!

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Potomac Park is the main park that contains the subdivisions of East Potomac Park and West Potomac Park. It's located in the Southwest quadrant of Washington, DC. The park and its components are operated by the National Park Service. The Lincoln Memorial’s Reflecting Pool is...More

9  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 21 August 2014

My wife and I visited the Potomac Park while taking a tour of the Washington D.C. Area. West Potomac Park, the area between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial, includes the Tidal Basin and the beautiful cherry trees. Hains Point on the tip of...More

Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Walking along the river in winter was terrific. It was cold but very pleasant and well worth doing. There weren't many people there which made it peaceful and nice.

Thank Virginia J
Reviewed 5 September 2013

I love to cycle or run at East Potomac Park. There are plenty of people there so it is safe. Now if you want to go on a picnic, I may not suggest this for you. Many locals fish here and there are remnants of...More

Thank Michelle L
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