- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 10, 2001


The Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, a part of the George Washington Memorial Parkway, is operated by the National Park Service. It is accessible only via the northbound lanes of the parkway and is about halfway between the Theodore Roosevelt and Key bridges.


The adjacent lot has parking for about 75 cars. Parking and admission to the park are free.


The park is open daily year-round; it closes at sundown.


Call 703/289-2500. Information about the park can be found on the Web site at www.nps.gov/this/. The park's restrooms are open from early April through the end of October. Dogs on leashes are permitted. Picnickers are welcome; trash receptacles are available.

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