• Boardwalk, river, and trail

    Theodore Roosevelt Island

    District of Columbia

Directions

Theodore Roosevelt Island is located on the George Washington Memorial Parkway near Rosslyn, Virginia.

By Car

Theodore Roosevelt Island can only be reached from the northbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. After Memorial Bridge follow the sign to turn right to enter the parking lot. Please note that cars are only allowed to park in designated parking spaces.

By Metro

The island is a 10-15 minute walk from the Rosslyn Metro station. From the station, walk toward the Key Bridge. A short connecting trail leads downhill from the downstream side of the bridge, across the parkway, and into the parking lot at Theodore Roosevelt Island.

On Foot or by Bicycle

The northern terminus of the Mount Vernon Trail is at Theodore Roosevelt Island. A short connecting trail leads downhill from the downstream side of the Key Bridge in Virginia, across the parkway, and into the parking lot at Theodore Roosevelt Island.

Bicycles are not allowed on the island. Bicycle racks are located near the footbridge.

On Foot

The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail passes by Theodore Roosevelt Island.