Theodore Roosevelt Island Park

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park

Address:c/o Turkey Run Park
George Washington Memorial Pkwy
McLean, VA 22101

Phone:703-289-2500
Fax:703-289-2598
Web: www.nps.gov/this/
Size: 88.5 acres.
Established: Authorized on May 21, 1932; transferred from Office of Public Buildings and Public Parks of the National Capital on August 10, 1933. Memorial dedicated on October 27, 1967.
Location:In the Potomac River, accessible from the northbound lane of the George Washington Memorial Parkway.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, fishing, guided tour.
Special Features:On this wooded island sanctuary, trails lead to an imposing statue of Roosevelt, the conservation-minded 26th President. His tenets on nature, manhood, youth, and the state are inscribed on tablets.

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