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Rivergate Park

2 Montgomery Street, Alexandria, VA 22314



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OWNER: City of Alexandria

CONTACT: (703) 746-4343

WEBSITE: https://www.alexandriava.gov/recreation/info/default.aspx?id=12290#Rivergate

EVENTS: https://apps.alexandriava.gov/Calendar/?show=RecreationCommunity

Hours: Open daily 5 am to 10 pm

ACCESS POINTS:     Madison Street and Rivergate Place, Alexandria, VA 22314    

GENERAL INFO:

Park Type: Green Space, Neighborhood Park

Overall Size: Larger than a football field

Special Features/Comments: The majority of Rivergate Park is owned by the Rivergate Owners Association with permanent public access to the waterfront park area. This park is part of a system of linear parks along Alexandria's waterfront.

GETTING THERE:

Parking on Street, Public Transit: Bus

lBus Route: AT 2, AT 4, AT 8 to N. Fairfax Street and Madison Street. Park is one block down towards the water.

ACTIVITIES/RECREATION OPPORTUNITIES:

Open Space, Trails, Volleyball, Birdwatching


AMENITIES:

General Park Amenities: Seating, Picnic Tables

Pets: Allowed On-Leash

Additional Features: Ornamental Gardens

Trash Cans: Yes


TRAIL DESCRIPTION:

Trail Surface: Paved & Unpaved

Trail Activities: Walking, Running/Jogging, Dog Walking

Trail Difficulty: Easy

Trail Layout: Loop & Linear (network)

Trail Length: Less than a half mile

Trail Shade: Little or none

Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Brick, Gravel

Trail Slope: Flat/Gentle

Trail Width: 4-8 ft

Trail Extras: Lighting or Open after dark, Benches/Rest Areas


OTHER:

Open Space Activities: Play frisbee or catch, Go for a walk or jog, Have a picnic, Do Yoga

Open Space Size: Larger than one football field in size

Open Space Shade: Some

Natural Water Feature: River/Channel


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Last Updated Aug 6, 2017