Ashton Heights Walkabout

Situated in the geographic heart of Arlington County, this residential community dates back to the early 1900s. Ashton Heights grew up around the Clarendon electric trolley station and is noted for its eclectic architecture and strong conservation sensibility. This Walkabout begins and ends at the ever-fascinating Arlington Arts Center, a great addition to your tour, and passes by the home of longtime County Board member and avid walker, Jay Fisette.

  • Length: 1.75 miles
  • Terrain: Relatively flat and easy, through a quiet residential neighborhood
  • Car-Free Access
  • Video
  • Comments
  • Acknowledgements: Created with Jay Fisette, Arlington County Board
  • PRINTABLE MAP/FLIER IS AVAILABLE HERE: English (PDF, 716 KB, Adobe Reader required)

Ashton Heights News You Can Use

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  • Map: Ashton Heights Walkabout
  • Click image for printable flyer including larger map (PDF, 716 KB, Adobe Reader required)
  • Taped in 2005.
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