Celebrate Walking in Arlington

Celebrate Walking in Arlington

In recognition of National Walking Day on April 5, WalkArlington will present Walking Palooza on Saturday, April 15, 2023.

Explore Arlington on one of three free community walks throughout the day.

Register to attend one of three free community walks. Space is limited, so be sure to register ahead of time. Once registration is closed, we will take a waitlist of participants.


Guided Hike on Theodore Roosevelt Island

Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

WalkArlington, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), presents a guided hike on Theodore Roosevelt Island with a member of the NPS team. Go on a history and nature walk, covering Theodore Roosevelt’s life, legacy, the overall story of the island, habitats, and flora and fauna. RSVP TO ATTEND https://www.walkarlington.com/national-walking-day/

Walk & Learn: Engineering Safer Streets

Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

If you’re interested in transportation, planning, and design, join Arlington County’s Vision Zero Program Manager Christine Baker on a guided walk in Ballston and Virginia Square. She’ll explain a variety of improvements the County has made to this busy corridor to increase safety for all people. RSVP TO ATTEND https://www.walkarlington.com/national-walking-day/

Black Heritage Walk with the Black Heritage Museum of Arlington

Saturday, April 15, 2-3:30 p.m.

Discover Black heritage in Arlington on a walk led by Dr. Scott Taylor, president of the Black Heritage Museum of Arlington. Visit and learn about important historic sites such as St. John’s Baptist Church and Freedman’s Village Bridge. The walk will end at the Black Heritage Museum of Arlington, which reopened at a new location in September. Participants will be able to spend time taking in many artifacts and exhibits from Arlington history. RSVP TO ATTEND https://www.walkarlington.com/national-walking-day/