Best Bodies Of Water To Visit Near Washington DCWashington D.C. is a vastly growing city with skyscrapers, monuments, museums, and many other buildings. For some it's easy to forget that the city is also home and near parks, mountains, and bodies of water. Fishing, kayaking, swimming, you can do it all in the the area. When you are looking to spend some time in the water, check out these places near DC.
Potentially Harmful Bacteria Found in Potomac Snakehead FishScientists say the invasive northern snakehead fish carries bacteria that could be as bad as its bite.
Body Found in Potomac River Near Woodrow Wilson BridgeA body has been recovered from the Potomac River near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.
Boaters Urged to Avoid Upper Potomac Due to Rain ThreatThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources is urging boaters and other recreational users to avoid the upper Potomac River due to the threat of high water from heavy rain.
Body & Human Remains Discovered in D.C. WednesdayA body and human remains have been found in two different locations in D.C. Wednesday, police say.
Water Rescue Team Explains Why and Where the Potomac River Is Dangerous, DeceptiveDuring a ride-along with a water rescue team, they explained to WNEW why and where the Potomac River is dangerous and deceptive.
Body Recovered From Potomac River Near Recreation AreaFire officials say a man's body has been recovered from the Potomac River near a recreation area just west of the nation's capital.
Third Day of Searching Suspended for Missing Swimmer in PotomacSearch teams are returning to the Potomac River to look for a missing swimmer.
Kennedy Center Changes Plans for River Pavilion in ExpansionThe Kennedy Center is backing away from plans to build a floating stage on the Potomac River as part of its $100 million expansion project.
Police Seek Help in Identifying Body Found Near Tidal BasinDistrict of Columbia police say a man's body was recovered from the water near the Tidal Basin this weekend.
Md. Police Rescue Kayaker Stranded in Potomac RiverA kayaker was rescued from the Potomac River by a Maryland State Police helicopter crew Saturday after being stranded in the river.
Court Agrees With Va., Md. in State Boundary Case A Maryland court has weighed in on a dispute over the state boundaries of Virginia and Maryland along the Potomac River.
Man Killed By Boulder While Hiking on Hermit Island in Potomac RiverA man hiking on an island in the Potomac River was killed when a boulder fell on him, Montgomery County Police say.
Injured Hawk to be Released Back Into Wild in Northern Va.An injured hawk that's spent three months in a rehabilitation center is set to be released into the wild at Turkey Run Park along the Potomac River in northern Virginia.
Man Seriously Injured After Fall Near Potomac RiverA man in his 30's suffered a serious head injury after falling about 30 feet into a rocky section of the Potomac River.