Jones Point Park Recreation Plan

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Date: November 6, 2015
Contact: Aaron LaRocca, 703-289-2500
Contact: Joshua Nadas, 703-419-6462

Alexandria, Va. —The George Washington Memorial Parkway(GWMP), part of the national park system, invites you to help chart the future of Jones Point Park. The National Park Service (NPS) will evaluate the existing condition and uses of Jones Point Park and, with public input, will develop a set of recommendations for desired recreational experiences.

A series of open houses will identify potential recreational and programming uses for Jones Point Park. All three meetings will offer the opportunity to provide ideas to the project team on the existing use of the park and to specify the types of activities and programs people would like. The meetings are as follows:

 Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Jones Point Park. Please note that the event is planned to take place outside under the Wilson Bridge. In case of inclement weather, portions of the meeting will take place in the Visitor Comfort Station under the Wilson Bridge. Parking is available at the site.

 Monday, November 9, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Nannie J. Lee Memorial Recreation Center, at 1108 Jefferson St, in Alexandria, Va. Parking is available at the site.

 Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library, 717 Queen Street, in Alexandria, Va. On-street parking is available.

During the meeting, comments may be submitted via written comment forms. In addition, you may submit comments electronically at https://parkplanning.nps.gov/jonespoint (the NPS preferred method of receiving comments) or mail them directly. The NPS will accept ideas and comments through December 4, 2015.

Mail directly to:

Josh Nadas

Attn: Jones Point Park Visitor Use Planning

National Park Service

700 George Washington Memorial Parkway

McLean, VA 22101

Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address,or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

If you require additional information or special assistance to attend and participate in this meeting, please contact Josh Nadas at 703.419.6424 or via email at joshua_nadas@nps.gov

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About the George Washington Memorial Parkway: The 4th most visited place in the national park system, the George Washington Memorial Parkway is a scenic roadway honoring the nation's first president, that protects and preserves cultural and natural resources along the Potomac River from Great Falls to Mount Vernon, and is part of a comprehensive system of parks, parkways and recreational areas surrounding the nation's capital.

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Last updated: November 6, 2015

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