people walking in arlington county

National Walking Day

Wednesday, April 5 | 11:30AM-1:30PM

Each April, WalkArlington supports National Walking Day, a fun and festive day celebrating the most sustainable form of transportation – walking!

This year, WalkArlington, Arlington Transportation Partners and Arlington County’s Public Health Division will team up with local partners in support of National Public Health Week (April 3-9) and the 1 Billion Steps Challenge.

Download the poster to share National Walking Day with friends and community members. We hope to see you at one of four pit stops around Arlington.

cta download national walking day poster


Pit Stops

Visit the pit stop nearest you on Wednesday, April 5 at 11:30AM. Be sure to register below to help our partners, Arlington Transportation Partners, better organize the event.

register for national walking day cta

Nature Conservancy Logo

The Nature Conservancy

4245 N Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203

View map

This pit stop is hosted by The Nature Conservancy and Arlington Transportation Partners.

arlington county logo

Department of Human Services, Sequoia Plaza

2100 Washington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22204
View map

This pit stop is hosted by Arlington County and WalkArlington.

Crystal City Water Park

1750 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202

View map

This pit stop is hosted by Vornado and Arlington Transportation Partners.

Central Place

1800 N Lynn Street
Arlington, VA 22209

View map

This pit stop is hosted by The JBG Companies and Arlington Transportation Partners.

1 Billion Steps Challenge

APHA logoWalking is one of the easiest things you can do to improve your health and enjoy your community!

In celebration of National Public Health Week (April 3-9) Arlington County invites all ages and abilities to join APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge and celebrate Arlington’s walk-friendly culture!

Join Arlington’s team

We’ve created a team called “Arlington County 1”. By joining our team you’ll be able to track your steps, invite friends to participate and work collectively towards our goal of 1 billion steps.

It’s easy – Sync your step counting device or enter steps manually. For inspiration, download WalkArlington’s free Walkabouts maps and explore Arlington’s vibrant neighborhoods.

Register today, and let’s get walking! Use hashtag #ArlingtonWalks to share your progress on social media!

join here for 1 billion steps challenge