Donaldson Run Walkabout

Starting at Taylor Elementary School with Lee Heights Park as the final destination, this Walkabout travels through a neighborhood shaped in large part by the trees that shade the area’s homes and yards. One of the highlights of the tour is Zachary Taylor Park. A prime example of how a streambed can be restored without rocks or concrete, the Park offers visitors a choice of a bike path or a mulched nature trail.

  • Length: 1.5 miles
  • Terrain: Relatively flat, on sidewalk and groomed pathways
  • Car-Free Access
    To get to the start of each Walkabout route, there are plenty of car-free options.  Visit CarFreeNearMe to determine which of those options, from Capital Bikeshare to ART to Metro, is best for you. 
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  • Comments
  • Acknowledgements: Created with Larry Finch, Co-Chair, Parks Committee, Arlington County Civic Federation
  • PRINTABLE WALKABOUT ROUTE MAP IS AVAILABLE HERE: English or Spanish (PDF, 667 KB, Adobe Reader required)

Donaldson Run News You Can Use

Have Some News We Can Use? As much as we try to keep our Walkabout maps up to date, Arlington keeps changing.  If you see something that's out-of-date in our Walkabouts maps or information, please use the Comments section below, or on any of the Walkabouts pages, to let us know and we'll add the update under News You Can Use for that Walkabout.

Map: Donaldson Run Walkabout
Click image for printable flyer including larger map (PDF, 667 KB, Adobe Reader required)


Taped in 2006.

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