Waterfront Park
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Ward D
Satellite Beach, FL3,372 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
This is a park located on the river side of Old Town Alexandria. There are several parking options. There is a set of parking spots along the west side of the park, street parking around the city, and a free lot south at Jone’s Park which is a 10 min walk away. The park is a large open field with a walkway along the water, that heads both north and south. The park connects to King Street Park, another open field park, just to the north of this one. There is an awning-covered seating area with tables between the two parks. There is a walking trail to the north and south along the river with informational signs and displays that describe the sights along the trail. There are several shops and restaurants in Old Town Alexandria just to the west of the field. The field has several large trees and some well-worn grass. There is a large, “I Love You” sign facing the street that offers a good picture option. It seems a hub of activity the times that I have been there and offers a good view of the Potomac River. It is a good place to visit if you are planning to visit Old Town Alexandria and want an easy place to park and enjoy a walk along the river.
Written 6 January 2024
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MominOC
Orange County, CA4,960 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
Lovely walk along the waterfront. Paved and well maintained with beautiful views and restaurants along the pathway if you are so inclined.
Written 8 August 2021
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MissLoraLane
Washington, PA506 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
This park has a nice shaded area with benches, chairs and tables under big trees as well as a pavilion area with tables and chairs. You can enjoy your ice cream or a snack there. You can watch the airplanes come in over the Potomac as well as the boats on the river. Free to the public. It's near restaurants and there was a historical center to visit right on the water, but it was closed due to construction.
Written 16 June 2023
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DClocal
Washington DC, DC44 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Friends
Absolutely stunning views of MGM, National Harbor, and DC. The park is beautiful with tons of benches and trees, and I found it to be well lit at night.
Written 20 July 2021
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Steve Lewis
Lausanne, Switzerland894 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Friends
Perfect spot during summer to meet with friends while kids plays around in the park.

Many options are available at walking distance if you are thirsty or hungry
Written 31 August 2019
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349Charles25
Alexandria, VA897 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Business
Park on Lee Street and walk to this lovely and low key park. There are swings, a small playground and lots of open space. The park never seems to be crowded but is much enjoyed by the neighbors. This is a great place to read a book while the children play.
Written 15 May 2019
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TeamWard
Nottingham, UK5,690 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Family
Near the end of King St is the Waterfront Park area, lovely old style river boat parked up and lots of places to wander around, drink and get a great view across the Potomac river, well worth a visit.
Written 25 October 2018
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Nashna
Haymarket, VA468 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
I'm not sure if the recent flooding due to Hurricane Florence made this area into a construction zone, but it was almost impossible to visit this area at the end of King Street. It was apparent that flooding had occurred.
Written 23 September 2018
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Peter F
Staten Island, NY1,492 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Couples
When touring through Alexandria in the Summer, head down King Street until you get to the water. There you will find this shady park with benches to relax and enjoy the views.
Written 5 July 2018
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L M
Orlando, FL223 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Friends
I thought by the hype that this old train tunnel "sought after for wedding pictures" would be great. It was run down, leaking, and had graffiti at one end. Not the cool pictures I was hoping for,
Written 29 May 2018
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