“an 18-mile paved multi-use trail”
The Mount Vernon Trail is an 18-mile paved multi-use trail that stretches from George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate to Theodore Roosevelt Island. It connects with regional trails, including the Potomac Heritage, Custis, Rock Creek, Four Mile Run, and Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trails. The Mount Vernon Trail winds alongside the Potomac River offering uninterrupted views of Washington, D.C.'s skyline. A run, walk, or cycle along the trail leads to all of the same sites that can be reached by car on the parallel section of the parkway.
Length: 18 miles
Trail end points: US 29 and George Washington Memorial Pkwy. (Rosslyn) to Mount Vernon Estate at George Washington Memorail Pkwy. (Mount Vernon)
Trail surfaces: Asphalt, Boardwalk
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Mount Vernon Trail
- Mon: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Sun: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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