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Government Island, Stafford

(4.4/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
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  • Government Island provides an excellent place to walk and view nature and some of the history of this area. The view of Aquia and the assorted wild life is worth the walk.  more »
  • About 2 miles easy trail, with the first portion paved; and there is a wooded walkway/bridge that takes you to the island were the trail becomes dirt but it is well marked. Lots of walkers/joggers and...  more »
  • A well-maintained trail takes visitors a short way up to where some of the sandstone was quarried for the US Capital and White House. There are informational markers along the way, the walk is peacefu...  more »
  • Had a great time! Well maintained and dog friendly.
  • So beautiful historical experience and especially great for bikeing,, reattach staff.
  • Great place where you can relax in the afternoon, you can take your kids and dogs with you. It is a 1.6 miles so if you want to go for a jog I hope that if helps you, it has a creek on the side of the sidewalk which is really nice to see it it relaxes you.
  • Great trail and doggie friendly
  • A nice about 2 mile walk for anyone looking to get active or enjoy a walk in nature