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Nice park I'd never seen before

Went for only one reason. I read in the Washington Post about the statue of Joan of Arc here which... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Go in Spring or Summer....

We visited during the fall, and while the park was still beautiful with colorful leaves and rich... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Holly Springs, North Carolina
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16th & Euclid St Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20009
Adams Morgan
+1 202-282-1063
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Meridian Hill Park (AKA: Malcolm X Park) is a beautiful reminder of times past. The fountain cascading down the hillside and the beautiful pool at the lower end of the park bring peace to the area. On the upper side of the park you can...More

4  Thank Michael E
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 January 2012

The layout, views and elevation change of this park make you wonder how sweet it must have been in its prime. Now it is sad to see the extent to which it has been allowed to run down and the amount of vandalism that has...More

2  Thank ace4444
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Went for only one reason. I read in the Washington Post about the statue of Joan of Arc here which has had its sword stolen four or five times. Had to see it. Has its sword right now and the park is a little gem....More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Surprise Surprise! We’ve stumbled upon a wonderful gem of an outdoor park in this city! Lots of rich experiences here as we consumed our great picnic lunch from Henry’s Soul Cafe! Nice large area to people watch walk dogs use the restrooms and picnic too....More

Thank legacyendeavors
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

First of all, there are literally 4 designated parking spaces, and local residents were using them as their own permanent parking spaces. The second day we tried to go, we finally took a chance and parked in a permit only resident spot. I’m glad we...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We visited during the fall, and while the park was still beautiful with colorful leaves and rich with history, the fountains were off and pools were dry.

Thank bneverha
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Not sure what we were expecting as we were going off a 2007 National Park stamp, but what we found was a remnant if it’s former glory. Arriving at dusk we found a fountain system in disrepair and it had been for some time. Poorly...More

2  Thank Leanne S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This park is such a hidden gem. In the warmer months, this park is amazing - green everywhere - grass and trees, the cascading fountain is just beautiful. People hanging out, walking their dogs, reading on a bench, running, having a picnic. I love to...More

1  Thank Timmi002
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Today we visited the park. It is family and pet friendly. You can pitch a hammock, bring a picnic, ride your bike, lay out and read a book, or people watch. We had the pleasure of listening to live Cuban music from the community. Local...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

On Sundays, there is a drum circle that takes place in Meridian Hill Park. It is a fantastic experience that I recommend everyone who visits D.C., visit at least once. You will certainly feel at peace when you attend, and you will take in the...More

1  Thank AvidAngler12
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have been living in DC for the past 5 years plus and I hear people who have been here for years and doesn't know Meridian Hill Park ,,,, What???? it's beautiful place in summer to visit on Sundays the free style music and dances...More

Thank simretus
Reviewed 14 February 2017

While DC boasts a fair amount of green spaces like Rock Creek Park, there is no giant park like Central Park in NY or El Retiro in Madrid. However, Meridian Hill park, while on the small side, does offer a lovely place to chill on...More

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