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  • Updates-Road Resurfacing Project on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway

    The National Park Service (NPS) will begin a roadway resurface project on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (B/W Parkway). This will take place between 7:30 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. For the latest updates, please click More More »

  • Commercial Vehicles and trucks are prohibited on the parkway

    Commercial Vehicles and trucks are prohibited on the parkway. The United States Park Police will issue tickets.

Scenic Entry to the Nation's Capitol

Opened in 1954, the parkway is a 29-mile scenic highway that connects Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C.  NPS is responsible for the 18.8 miles from Route 50 to Route 175.
The parkway is also known as Route 295.
The parkway is a part of four parkways that welcome visitors and integrate a design to convey to citizens the importance of the capital city.
Please obey the speed limit.