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National Mall Trail

Washington, DC

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National Mall Trail is located near Washington, Washington, DC and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Theodore Roosevelt Island
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The center of the island near the monuments is a nice place to take a picnic. The trail around the island gives you a different view of the city. It's lovely, just not what I'd call hiking.

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Rock Creek Park Bike Trail
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National Mall Trail
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What was I thinking??? Way to city. There is lots to see and stop and do, but I would much rather be in the woods on a beautiful woodland trail with some water views. I must admit that the Smithsonian museums are great. The weather was okay for a walk.

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Potomac Heritage Trail and C&O Canal Towpath - Key Chain Loop
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On May 14, 2015, my son and I hiked on this great 10-mile Metro-accessible trail. Starting from Rosslyn, we hiked west along the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail between the George Washington Memorial Parkway and the Potomac River. This is a very rugged but well marked trail that offers great views of both the River and numerous waterfalls created by the many small streams. Lots of wildlife too! We then crossed the Chain Bridge, hiked east along the C&O Canal Towpath, and stopped for lunch at Fletcher's Boat House. We finished our journey by crossing the Key Bridge back to where we started in Rosslyn less than six hours ago. A fantastic day!

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Theodore Roosevelt Island
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actually did this trail last summer. great getaway in DC - great place to run.

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