• Aerial view of the George Washington Memorial Parkway in the fall

    George Washington

    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

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  • Temporary Road Closure October 5, 2014 from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

    The G.W. Parkway will be closed from Mount Vernon Circle to Old Town, Alexandria during a footrace event. Two sections of southbound traffic will remain open to southbound traffic: Old Town to Belle Haven Rd. and Vernon View Dr. to Stratford Ln. More »

Be A Junior Ranger

Are you ready to join the ranks of the National Park Service Junior Rangers? Junior Rangers explore, learn about, and protect national parks. They wear a special badge that they earn by proving that they know their national park and taking the Junior Ranger pledge. You can become a Junior Ranger by completing one of the activities described below.

 

Come to Junior Ranger Day

Complete hands-on activities to earn a badge during a Junior Ranger Day event. Meet rangers at the US Marine Corps War Memorial on April 19, 2014 or at Belle Haven Park on April 26, 2014.
 

Download an Activity Book

You can earn a Junior Ranger badge by downloading and completing one of these two books.

Fort Hunt Park Junior Ranger Book

Let's Move Outside Junior Ranger Book

Mail completed books to:
GWMP Junior Rangers
700 George Washington Memorial Parkway
McLean, VA 22101

 

Become a Webranger

Are you and your family planning a trip to other National Parks? Do you want to explore more of your National Parks online? Become a WebRanger.

Did You Know?

Box Turtle

Box turtles are one of the 21 species of reptiles that call the George Washington Memorial Parkway home. You can help protect these turtles by observing them from afar and not removing them from the wild. More...