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.
Please use extreme caution and look out for deer at all times. Please do not feed the deer. Please call the U.S. Park Police at 301-344-4250 for any emergencies
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.
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.
United States Park Police
The U.S. Park Police dispatch number is 202-619-7105 The dedicated force of the United States Park Police patrol the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.Read More
Beyond the Capital
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National Parks in the Washington, D.C. area
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Greenbelt Park and campground (NPS)
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