George Washington Birthplace Beach Hike

  • Looking towards the Potomac in George Washington National Monument.
  • Bee on a wildflower in George Washington Birthplace National Monument.


Dogs Yes

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George Washington Birthplace Beach Hike is perfect for families looking to relax in the Monument. This hike is a short drive from the greater Washington D.C. area and Richmond. The hike is dog friendly but your pup must on leash. Watch for Bald Eagles and Osprey along the way.


32 members and five generations of the Washington family, including George Washington's father, grandfather, and great-grandfather are buried at George Washington's Birthplace National Monument.

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Entrance Free
Contact: George Washington Birthplace National Monument 1732 Popes Creek Road Washington's Birthplace, VA 22443

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