Bodies of Water in Washington DC

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Bodies of Water in Washington DC

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  • andyh67186334
    Coalville, UK6,854 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The morning I walked along the Tidal Basin, the weather was great and the water was calm which provided great reflections in the water.
    It has been raining a few days prior to this and as a a result some of the footpaths had become flooded.
    The cherry blossom added to the experience.
    Written April 14, 2024
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  • Adventure Diva
    Manchester, CT2,171 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Didn't know our first President (George Washington) was born along the river area. You can experience the river many ways by going on a sunset dinner cruise, by a water taxi, etc. I went by foot from the Mount Vernon Trail. Very calming environment.
    Written January 22, 2024
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  • Vicki A
    Brunswick, Md.1,361 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We LOVED our hike along this part of the C & O Canal Towpath. A little narrow at points and having to cross the bridge to continue on the path but we found our way. We loved it!
    Written June 15, 2020
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  • montanapescado
    Albuquerque, NM1,324 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    In and of itself, the pool isn't much. It's its placement among other D.C. structures that makes it special. Would ne nicer if the area was kept cleaner.
    Written February 18, 2024
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