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Address: R St Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20008
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+1 202-282-1063

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Historic park great for a shady summer walk

This park was once the site for a rope manufactory where Richard Parrott made rope for the shipping trade. One interesting feature is the "ropewalk" bordered by red brick used for... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2014
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

I happened to come through here on a perfect fall day. It's true, you come here and immediately forget you're in a major city. Wildlife like chipmunks and squirrels run amok, the wind blows in the trees, and the air smells like dirt and greenery. I came here looking for a phantom dog park, and I didn't find it. So... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Imagine the park where you spent most of your childhood. That is if you had a great one. This is where my kids will remember their dreams of perfect childhood. This is where they had their parties, they saw their friends, they had their fun times. They saw tons of dogs, tennis courts, walked through trails and played in playgrounds.... More 

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Reviewed 6 June 2015

This is a local park in the vicinity of the Oak Hill Cemetery. There's not too much of interest here to justify a journey specifically to see the park, but it's nice enough to see if you happen to be in the area and wandering around.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 26 November 2014

This park was once the site for a rope manufactory where Richard Parrott made rope for the shipping trade. One interesting feature is the "ropewalk" bordered by red brick used for laying out hemp to be turned into long ropes. The interior of the park is shaded by old trees, and combines effectively with the adjacent Dumbarton Oaks Park run... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2012

Montrose Park is a NPS-run neighborhood gem in Georgetown providing some solace from the city. It's pretty big as far as parks go and it's a great launching point to access the wooded trail system through Rock Creek and Dumbarton Oaks. The park has some amendies,such as, picnic tables, tennis courts (these are in need of rehab) and a playground... More 

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