Fall in Love with WalkArlington’s Favorite Trails

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Alli Henry Tweet Us @GenY4Transit@GenY4Transit October 4, 2016
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Alli Henry is the Program Manager for WalkArlington. As an engaged Arlington resident, she spends her days advocating for creating walkable, livable and equitable neighborhoods.

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WALK TAKEAWAY:

Fall is here and the perfect time to check out some of WalkArlington's favorite trails. As a walk friendly community, there are plenty of places you can explore with your two feet.

As a Gold Walk Friendly Community, Arlington offers miles of multi-use trails that make getting around incredibly easy. Whether you are commuting to work, seeking a relaxing walk or working towards your Fitbit goals, check out WalkArlington’s favorite fall trails!

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Built as a memorial to America’s 26th president, visitors can escape to Theodore Roosevelt Island on foot and enjoy unspoiled trails and wildlife. A birders haven, the 1.5 mile Swamp Trail offers an ideal stroll through swampy woods and cattail marshes. Don’t forget to take a selfie with Teddy!

For more information, check out National Park Service’s Theodore Roosevelt Island FAQs.

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Potomac Overlook Regional Park

With over 60 acres of rolling woodlands and Potomac River views, Potomac Overlook Regional Park offers visitors year round interest. Visitors of all ages can explore miles of tranquil hiking trails while learning about Arlington’s flora and fauna.

For more information, check out WalkArlington’s self-guided Potomac Overlook Walkabout map. (PDF

Arlington Loop

Traveling through the County, the Arlington Loop connects four scenic multi-use trails and countless amenities. The 16.5 loop offers pedestrians, bicyclists and happy (leashed) pups well maintained off-street trails, gorgeous scenery and unparalleled wonder!

For more information, check out BikeArlington’s Arlington Loop map.

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Sam Kittner/Kittner.com

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