Potomac Overlook Trail

Potomac Overlook, Virginia

Elevation Gain73ft
Trailhead Elevation268ft
Elevation Min/Max205/268ft
Elevation Start/End268/268ft

Potomac Overlook Trail

Potomac Overlook Trail is a hiking trail in Arlington, Virginia. It is within Potomac Overlook. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 268 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 73 feet. Near the trailhead there are drinking water, a shelter, restrooms, and parking.

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60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Washington, DC (Menasha Ridge Press)
Renee Sklarew and Rachel Cooper
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"Nestled in the heart of Arlington’s leafy neighborhoods, this regional park encompasses 67 acres of wild and cultivated land and 2.5 miles of varied trails. Follow interpretive displays to learn about this park and its vegetation. Steep ravines on either side of Donaldson Run lead to the Potomac Heritage Trail (PHT). This is a popular urban, neighborhood park used for dog walking, exercising, field trips, summer camp, and family outings. Restrooms and parking at Marcey Park entrance; restrooms and maps are available at the James Mayer Center for Environmental Education (nature center)." Read more
Best Hikes with Kids: Washington, DC, the Beltway & Beyond (The Mountaineers Books)
Jennifer Chambers
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"Potomac Overlook Regional Park is tucked behind a neighborhood in Arlington on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River." Read more

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Trail Information

Potomac Overlook
Nearby City
Potomac Overlook
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly, Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Swimming, Birding
Additional Use
NOVA Parks, 703-528-5406, novaparks.com
Local Contacts
Virginia Regional Park Authority, tinyurl.com/potomacparkmap
Local Maps

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Dec 2018