Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, Arlington

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Island · Hidden Gem · Park
The Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island serve as the voice and active force for ensuring that the memorial plaza, trail system and woodland landscape remain a fitting tribute to President Theodore Roosevelt’s conservation legacy. With our help, visitors today and in future generations will enjoy the beautiful and serene natural urban setting that is symbolic of all the natural lands in America that Theodore Roosevelt loved and protected.

Among our inaugural year goals are to launch a campaign to recruit founding Friends Group members, introduce new recreational and educational opportunities at Theodore Roosevelt Island and increase awareness of the presidential memorial.
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  • Roosevelt's quote, "If given the choice between righteousness and peace, I choose righteousness" stopped me in my tracks. So intriguing to read his memorial. We walked a lot, saw deer, swimmers, a.....  more »
  • Theodore Roosevelt Island is a "living memorial" located in the Potomac River. The island is accessible via a footbridge on the Virginia side of the river. The Potomac National Heritage Trail runs...  more »
  • Wonderful trails for your daily walk or run. Beautiful monument to Teddy. Highly recommended.
  • Had a wonderful time walking all over the island. Lots of shade on a sunny day. We saw two baby deer which was the highlight

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