Department of Parks and Recreation






Compass1701 N. Van Buren St.
Arlington, VA 22205
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This open, grassy 11-acre park features trail access, picnic tables with charcoal grills, a combined school age and preschool playground, a multi-use field, and community canine area. Places to eat and play with your family and dog! Benjamin Banneker Park includes a Boundary Markers of the Original District of Columbia.

Park Features

Parking Lot Restrooms Accessible Restroom Drinking Fountain Picnic Tables Charcoal Grills Horseshoe Pit Stream Bridge Playground Soccer or Multi-use Field Paved Trail Community Canine Area

Amenities: Restrooms (accessible, portable), Water Fountains (2), Picnic Tables, Charcoal Grills, Horseshoe Pit, Stream (Should my dog play in the stream? - PDF), Bridge, School-Age Playground (combined school age and preschool), Paved Trail, Community Canine Area, Invasive Plants Removal Events

Fields & Courts: Multi-Use Field (rectangular field-youth only, goals and bleachers)

Map: Downloadable Park Map ( PDF icon 185KB)

Have your next event in an Arlington Park! Contact Facilities Scheduling or visit the Rentals Facilities page to find out what you can rent or reserve.


Last Modified: April 14, 2014
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611