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Theodore Roosevelt Island and Memorial, Washington DC

Theodore Roosevelt Island and Memorial - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Theodore Roosevelt Island and Memorial
George Washington Memorial Parkway, McLean, VA 22101Map
Turkey Run Park
+1 703 289 2500

This Potomac River island is an apt memorial to the conservation-minded Teddy Roosevelt, the nation's 26th president. The 88-acre wildlife refuge can be explored along winding footpaths. In a clearing at the island's center stands a 22-foot bronze statue of Roosevelt, accompanied by inscriptions of his eloquent thoughts on nature and conservation. Access the island from Virginia via George Washington Memorial Parkway. A pedestrian bridge connects the island to a parking lot on the Virginia shoreline.

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Theodore Roosevelt Island and Memorial General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Beaches/Bodies of Water, Sports and the Outdoors
  • Nearest Train: Rosslyn
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