Potomac Overlook Regional Park

Explore Woodland Trails, the Nature Center and Educational Gardens

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

The park is open daily from dawn til dusk.

The Nature Center
Mondays - Closed
Tuesdays - Saturdays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sundays 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
November 23, Thanksgiving: CLOSED
December 24, Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
December 25, Christmas Day: CLOSED


Potomac Overlook Regional Park
2845 N. Marcey Road
Arlington, VA 22207
United States

T 703-528-5406
E Potomac@nvrpa.org

Park Manager: Doranne Pittz

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Lovely park nestled in NoVA

Quaint park with multiple trails for hikers of all abilities to enjoy. Lots of information for children. We saw numerous happy dogs on trail. Great for the the whole family.

Potomac Overlook Trip Advisor Review - 02/14/2016 by JackandResh

Facebook Review

Nice place to visit. We have a great time ..we are going back next year. .

Potomac Overlook Facebook Review - 10/02/2015 by Gregorio Vargas Sepulveda

Facebook Review

Love this place. Lots of insect life. And the master gardeners' garden is full of wildlife.

Potomac Overlook Facebook Review - 09/05/2015 by Glenn Auve