20 Great Walks Around Washington, DC

City scenes, wetland paths, rocky trails—Washington has plenty of opportunities for you to stretch your legs.

Photo-illustration by Patrick White.

Washington is a city that loves to walk, and can you blame us? Our region offers scenic urban strolls, lovely waterfront rambles, rocky mountain hikes, and lots of other panoramic paths.

In this section, we look at 20 good options—from low-impact to somewhat strenuous—for stretching your legs.

Edited by Sherri Dalphonse.

This article appears in our May 2015 issue of Washingtonian.