Department of Parks and Recreation




Gulf Branch Garden/Sign

Gulf Branch Park Trail

Gulf Branch Park Creek


3608 N. Military Rd.
Arlington, VA 22207
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Gulf Branch Park and Natural Area is a 37 acre forested stream valley park that is home to Gulf Branch Nature Center.

Park Features

Parking Lot Restrooms Accessible Restroom Drinking Fountain Stream Bridge Paved Trail Nature Trail Ornamental/Rose Garden Amphitheater Nature Center

Nature Center, Restrooms (accessible, inside center), Water Fountains (in center), Stream (Should my dog play in the stream? - PDF), Bridge, Paved Trail, Nature Trails, Ornamental Garden (Small garden with native shrubs and ferns), Amphitheater, Invasive Plants Removal Events


Many nature programs available put on by the County's Park Naturalists. 37.74 acres.

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Last Modified: April 21, 2014
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611