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Swamp Trail

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Length

1.4 Miles 2.2 Kilometers


Elevation

29' 9 m

Ascent

-28' -9 m

Descent

1%

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3%

Max Grade (2°)

20' 6 m

High

3' 1 m

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Circumnavigate the swampy woods and cattail marsh in an urban oasis at Theodore Roosevelt Island.

Joseph Gruber

Overview

No bicycles. Closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. year-round.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views — Wildlife
Family Friendly: An easy trail within driving, walking, and Metro distance of Washington, D.C. Parking available just a short distance from the trailhead off of the George Washington Memorial Parkway.
Dogs: Leashed

Description

From the trailhead after the tow bridge, head either left or right and keep the Potomac River over your shoulder. Follow the trail around the entirety of Theodore Roosevelt Island and view the swamp and marshes at several vantage points along the way. The trail is part pea gravel and part boardwalk but offers scenic views of the Potomac River, and Washington D.C. no matter which way you go.

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Apr 24, 2016
Charles Cummings
Jan 9, 2016
Joseph Gruber
1.4mi — 1h 00m

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