Just west of the southern extent of Crystal City, Fort Scott Park was one of the forts for the defenses of Washington during the civil war. It was named for General Winfield Scott, the then Commander-in-Chief of the Union Amy.
Gunston Park is a 10-acre park located at 1401 28th Street South Arlington, VA 22206. The Park surrounds the Gunston Community Center and has a host of fun family-friendly activities to offer.
Old Town Pool is located a 2.71 acres multipurpose facility located at 1609 Cameron Street in Alexandria. The area features a 25 yard lap pool with diving well and an handicap accessible training pool combined with a basketball court, picnic area and a playground for the kids to enjoy before or after swimming. The Old Town Pool is adjacent to the Durant Recreation Center located to the east and Buchanan Park located to the north. This pool is the only one located in Old Town Alexandria. The pool and other facilities is open to the public all the summer. Continue reading
Helen Miller/Bernard Hunter Park is a 0.32 acres park located at 224 North Fayette Street in Old Town West Alexandria. The neighborhood park was named in honor of community activists the late Mr Bernard Hunter and Mrs Helen Miller. The park features a playground for kids,swings and a basketball court. Continue reading
As the name suggests, Glebe Road Park is loacted in North Arlington at 4181 N Old Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22207. If you ever want to visit this four-acre park here are 4 things that you can do there.
Woodlawn Park is a popular one-acre park located in 400 N. Buchanan St. Arlington, VA 22205. The Park is tucked in the Woodlawn-Waycroft neighborhood, one block west of N. Glebe Rd. and one block north of Washington Blvd, adjacent to Capital Hospice.
Angel Park is an urban neighborhood park located at 201 West Taylor Run Parkway in Alexandria. The 10.34 acres park was named after William J Angel who owned the land in 1939. The park is located along the West Taylor Run Parkway and Taylor Run and it is used by residents in neighboring areas such as Del Ray and Old Town. Angel Park is currently adopted by the Taylor Run Civic Association through the Adopt-a-Park program.Continue reading
Barcroft Park is located at The large 65- acre park offers numerous diverse amenities including multiple sports fields and courts, batting cages, volleyball courts, lighted drop-in rectangular and permit-only diamond synthetic fields, and lighted basketball court.
Dunn Loring Park in Vienna is located off of Gallows Road in Fairfax County.
Dunn Loring Park is within walking distance of the Washington and Old Dominion Trail and the Merrifield/Dunn Loring Metro Stop.Continue reading
Bon Air Park is an expansive 24-acre park located at 850 N Lexington St, Arlington, VA 22205, USA. It features a beautiful memorial rose garden that is often a chosen location for weddings.
This memorial rose garden was started by Nellie Broyhill back in 1939. She started the Arlington Rose Foundation with the purpose of planting a memorial garden at the forthcoming Arlington hospital (now Virginia Hospital Center). The garden was meant to honor local war veterans who fought in the World War 11.