Nauck Walkabout

Steeped in history, the pillars of this historically African-American neighborhood include the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, the Veterans’ Memorial YMCA, named in honor of a cadre of African-American troops in WWII, and the lunchtime favorite, Weenie Beanie. The hills and occasional narrow walkways in Nauck offer a challenge, but the reward is in its discoveries—like the seasonal displays of colorful annuals at the main gateway to the community.

  • Length: 2.1 miles
  • Terrain: Rolling terrain, with one steep “Superman Hill” on Walter Reed Dr.
  • 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. 
  • Comments
  • Acknowledgements: Created with Dr. Alfred O. Taylor, Jr., Nauck Civic Association
  • PRINTABLE WALKABOUT ROUTE MAP IS AVAILABLE HERE: English (PDF, 900 KB, Adobe Reader required)

Nauck News You Can Use

Read: The Arlington Connection's Arlington: Masonic Story Memorialized - June 9, 2015

Nauck no longer has the Y, it has been absorbed by the Macedonia Baptist Church. The map below will be updated for the next print edition of the WalkArlington Walkabouts Brochure (PDF, 9 MB, Adobe Reader required).

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  If you see something that's out-of-date in our Walkabouts maps or information, please use the Comments section below, or on any of the Walkabouts pages, to let us know and we'll add the update under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: Nauck Walkabout
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