Potomac Overlook Regional Park

Explore Woodland Trails, the Nature Center and Educational Gardens
Raptor enclosure and wingspan sign at Potomac Overlook Regional Park

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 a popular summer camp for kids.

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Opening Hours

 
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, 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

Enough paths to return numerous times. Nature lovers dream.

Great time for a family walk and signs to teach a lot about the outdoors that we all love ❤️ so ... Read more

Great time for a family walk and signs to teach a lot about the outdoors that we all love ❤️ so much!!!

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by T. Betts

Great park!! There are a lot of trails.

I recommend shoes with treds. We'll be going back soon. Some of the trails are make your way which i... Read more

I recommend shoes with treds. We'll be going back soon. Some of the trails are make your way which is pretty cool. Just be careful when crossing the streams and wet rocks. So get out there and explore. Take in the fresh air and take a pair of binoculars with you. There are woodpeckers everywhere!

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by M. Anderson

A great place to come with the kids or to take a quick jog and get some fresh air.

Lots of activity areas and a great place to bring the family for a weekend or afternoon.   ... Read more

Lots of activity areas and a great place to bring the family for a weekend or afternoon.

 

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