Visit Gravelly Point Park in Arlington, Virginia

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Like to watch planes, trains and automobiles?  Hikers, bikers and boaters, too!  Visit Gravelly Point Park in Arlington, Virginia.



Gravelly Point Park, in Arlington, Virginia, is located just north of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  It can only be accessed by automobile by heading northbound from the airport on the George Washington Memorial Parkway, but the Mount Vernon Trail runs alongside the park so it is easily accessed by bikers, joggers and walkers.


Its unique location just a few hundred feet from National’s runway makes it one of the best spots in the country for airplane watching.  The park also has a great view across the Potomac River of Washington, DC and the Capitol Building, the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial are visible in the skyline.  14th Street Bridge spans crossing the Potomac River nearby carry the yellow line of the Metro and  commuter and cargo trains.


The park, which is open from 4 am to 10 pm,  has picnic tables, a large field for playing soccer or throwing a football, and a boat ramp.  Kite flying is prohibited because of the low flying planes.



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Comments (5)

Ronald DiLalla
Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824 - Anaheim, CA
No. Orange Cty Real Estate

Hi Elizabeth, sounds like a terrific area.  Thanks for sharing with us in AR Land.

Aug 30, 2014 06:27 AM
Monte Wall
Keller Williams Premier Realty - Katy, TX
Keller Williams Premier Realty - Katy, Texas

Elizabeth, I really like your video. Great shots of some of the D.C. landmarks. 

Aug 30, 2014 12:19 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Great video and information on Gravelly Point Park, Elizabeth!  Nice to have a peaceful park so close to all the Capital action.

Aug 30, 2014 04:05 PM
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Nice job, Elizabeth. Are you using iMovie? It's a great software editing program - if you have any questions, give me a shout. I use it and Final Cut ProX 

Aug 31, 2014 02:13 AM
Elizabeth Bouchard
Samson Properties - Arlington, VA
Associate Broker in Northern Virginia, DC and MD

Yes, Debb Janes, I just got a Mac so iMovie is very new to me but I hope to get more proficient with it.


Aug 31, 2014 03:19 AM