East Coast Greenway: Old Town Alexandria to Mt Vernon

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East Coast Greenway: Old Town Alexandria to Mt Vernon

Journey along the East Coast Greenway to Washington's Mount Vernon and distillery

By FreeWalkers.org

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, September 23 · 8am - 5pm EDT


King Street 1900 King St , Alexandria, VA 22301

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About this event

  • 9 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Start: Alexandria VA

Finish: Franconia-Springfield Metro (Blue Line)

Distance: 20 mi or 10 mi

Where to find us: We will convene at the Mount Vernon King Street Metro stop, by the bus departures

Optional endpoints: Go the full 20 miles and end at the Franconia metro, or finish at Mt Vernon and use Uber/Lyft to return to your car or metro

Terrain: paved

Transit: Metro to Alexandria

Parking: Free parking at the Franconia Springfield metro if you are doing the full walk. The other option is street parking in Mount Vernon, near the King Street Metro.

Difficulty: Average

Category: nature, history, scenic

Coordinator: Katey Lazarchik, Sarah Abedin

Highlights include a tour of old Alexandria, Mount Vernon and the many attractions in its vicinity.

Starts in Old Town Alexandria, with its shopping, history, architecture and trendy atmosphere. Walk the Mount Vernon Trail to Mount Vernon. Wander through George Washington's Distillery and Gristmill along the newly opened Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Trail



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.