Potomac Overlook Regional Park

Explore Woodland Trails, the Nature Center and Educational Gardens
Potomac Overlook Regional Park, bench, woods

Explore the natural world on 67 acres of wild and cultivated land at Potomac Overlook Regional Park in Arlington, Virginia. Hike miles of trails while following interpretive displays to learn about Northern Virginia’s flora and fauna. Our educational organic vegetable garden hosts school trips and summer nature camps, while other demonstration gardens showcase native plants and insects and live animal displays. Visit the James I. Mayer Center for Environmental Education to learn about the connections between humans and the natural world. Potomac Overlook Regional Park also hosts an outdoor summer concert series and a popular summer camp for kids.

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Opening Hours

CURRENT STATUS:

Monday

Closed

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

1 PM - 5 PM

Thanksgiving Day

Closed

Christmas Eve

10 AM - 2 PM

Christmas Day Closed

 

 

Potomac Overlook Coloring Pages

Twiggy Coloring Page

If you enjoyed our Meet the Critters video on raptors, you’ll love this coloring sheet of Twiggy, Potomac Overlook’s resident Barred Owl! Watch the video here. (right click the image to save to your computer)

Corn Snake Coloring page

If you enjoyed our Meet the Critters video on snakes, you’ll love this coloring sheet of Sugar and Spice, Potomac Overlook’s resident Corn Snakes! Watch the video here. (right click the image to save to your computer)

Squeaker coloring page

If you enjoyed our Meet the Critters video on raptors, you’ll love this coloring sheet of Squeaker, Potomac Overlook’s resident Red Shouldered Hawk! Watch the video here. (right click the image to save to your computer)

Contact

Potomac Overlook Regional Park

2845 N. Marcey Road
Arlington VA 22207
United States

Park Manager: Rachel Doody

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Reviews

This park is a natural jewel

This park is a natural jewel in middle of Cherrydale. Perfect for a short and energetic outdoor work... Read more

This park is a natural jewel in middle of Cherrydale. Perfect for a short and energetic outdoor workout, clear your mind and be in contact with nature. Their trails are well-maintained. Thanks to the administration and volunteers.

Google Review

by Gina C.

Owl Feeding Program

I brought my Cub Scout Den, and the boys loved the entire program, both inside and outside. The guid... Read more

I brought my Cub Scout Den, and the boys loved the entire program, both inside and outside. The guides were so great and patient with the boys.

Survey Money Review

by Darren Gunlock

Birds of Prey Presentation at Tuckahoe Elementary School

Your visit was wonderful. Your staff have a lovely way with the children and they were completely en... Read more

Your visit was wonderful. Your staff have a lovely way with the children and they were completely engaged throughout your presentation. Thank you for coming and sharing your knowledge and love of these birds with us.

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by Tuckahoe Elementary School