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Minnies Island

Potomac Conservancy Site

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Part of this eight-acre island's allure is its abrupt isolation, the diversity of the wildlife contrasted with its proximity to the city. The island is tucked in middle the Potomac River near Lock 8, only 10 miles from bustling Georgetown, and less than a mile from MacArthur Boulevard. Its location also makes it an ideal place for suburban and city students to learn about the unique island bio-diversity firsthand.

The ownership of the island was transferred in 2020 from the Potomac Conservancy to a new nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the island. The Minnies Island Community Conservancy is planning new programs to revitalize the island and preserve its unique character.

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Minnies Island Conservancy
P.O. Box 241
Cabin John MD 20818