Theodore Roosevelt Island, Arlington, VA
Let's burn some calories during the Martin Luthuking Jr Memorial weekend.
This out and back trail is along the beautiful Potomac River. The route offers river views, wild life, rolling hills and 20 +/- creek crossing.
Total miles: 19 miles
Shorter/Bailout: Any time turn back since it's an Out n Back Route. Or 9 miles if you turn back from Chain Bridge.
Terrence: Some of the section is rocky, muddy and with little rock scramble.
Please wear sturdy boots and gloves, dress in layers.
Here is the link:
Turkey park page:
Here is the Turkey Run Park map: http://www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&pageid=190609
These photos were taken from last year winter hike at the same route.
I was at the one of the creek crossings in front of the little frozen water fall.
Sunset view near Roosevelt Island bridge:
Car pool: please use comment area to coordinate. You are responsible of finding a ride or your way from metro to get to the trailhead.
Trailhead at Roosevelt Island. GPS:[masked], -77.067645.
Drivers can only reach Theodore Roosevelt Island parking lot from the northbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. After Memorial Bridge, follow the sign to turn right into the parking lot.
Nearest metro: Roslyn metro.
Hike starts at the trail head at 9:00am.
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