East Coast Greenway: College Park to Old Town Alexandria

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East Coast Greenway: College Park to Old Town Alexandria

A spring event WALKING in Maryland, DC, and Virginia on the East Coast Greenway.

By FreeWalkers.org

When and where

Date and time

Sunday, May 21 · 8:30am - 5:30pm EDT


College Park Metro - U of MD 4931 Calvert Road College Park, MD 20740

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About this event

  • 9 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Walk twenty colorful and scenic miles of the Greenway from College Park, Maryland through Washington to Old Town Alexandria.

Highlights include many miles along the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers, a journey through downtown DC past the monuments and tidal basin, and through Old Town Alexandria. The Metro in Alexandria will deliver us back to our starting point.

Start: College Park Metro Station (Green Line)

Finish: Alexandria King Street - Old Town Metro (Yellow Line)

Distance: 20mi

Where to find us: College Park Metro station entrance on bus stop side

Terrain: paved, gravel

Transit: Metro green line

Return: King Street-Old Town Metro (Yellow Line) back to College Park Metro Station (Green Line) You will need to switch lines at Fort Totten.

Difficulty: Average

Category: urban, scenic

Coordinator: Katey Lazarchik, Sarah Abedin


The East Coast Greenway Alliance is a non-profit organization developing a public multi-use 3,000 mile trail from Canada to Key West through New Jersey and New York. Donations and memberships help make this dream trail a reality.

About the organizer

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FreeWalkers is a non-profit 501(c)3 social organization and network for individuals interested in participating in distance walking events. Our group is free and open to everyone. We encourage each member to accomplish challenging goals as we work together, experience, and promote pro-pedestrian issues. Paricipants accept responsibity for themselves on the walk.