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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Washington, DC
Event Name: National Mall
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109063 2018/Y0231
Distance - Trail Ratings: 7/11/17 KM - 1B
Description: Walk daylight hours.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Points of Reference, State Capital, Vice Presidential Walks, Walk the USA - Street by Street
Start Times: Walk during daylight hours
Location: Columbia Plaza Apartments
Start Point / Driving Directions: Reception Desk, The Consul, W Lobby, 2400 Virginia Ave NW. I-495 (Capital Beltway) VA, Exit 44 to George Washington Memorial Pkwy (1st exit in VA from MD). Exit from Pkwy at Memorial Bridge/Arlington Cemetery exit (approx 8.5 miles). Right turn at stop sign. Right lane in traffic circle to cross Memorial Bridge. After the Bridge, get in right lane. Immediately after crossing Bridge, exit Rock Creek Pkwy/Kennedy Center exit, follow signs. Road passes under Kennedy Center by river, pass by Watergate complex on right. Next light (yield sign to right of light) right turn to Virginia. After 3 lights (0.3 miles) right on 24th to parking garage at Columbia Plaza. Limited parking on street during day (metered) and weekend (free). Via Metro [recommended]: Exit Foggy Bottom-GWU (Orange/Blue Lines) Station to 23rd. Right, remaining on 23rd, walk 4 blocks to Virginia. Cross Virginia, turn right, walk 1/2 block, turn left to drive at Columbia Plaza Apts across from parking.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Walk the National Mall. The 7-KM trail leads around the Tidal Basin and beside the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials. The 11-KM trail is along city streets and through monument areas with steps. In addition, the 17-KM trail takes you by the Supreme Court, through Union Station, and by the National Archives.
Host Club: Great Greenbelt Volksmarchers, Inc.
Contact: Yvonne Pennington (571) 217-9851
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