Mount Vernon Trail

This 18-mile stretch along the Potomac River provides breathtaking views for runners and includes a bit of history to meditate on while pounding the pavement: The trail starts at Mount Vernon Estate to the south and Theodore Roosevelt Island and Arlington National Cemetery to the north. Along the journey are Lady Bird Johnson Park, the Navy and Marine Memorial, Gravelly Point, Daingerfield Island and Jones Point and Belle Haven Parks. –LN

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