• 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 »

For Kids

Be a Junior Ranger

Junior Rangers explore, learn about, and protect national parks. You can earn your own Junior Ranger badge by completing an activity book.

 

Let's Move Outside

Kids need at least one hour of exercise every day to stay physically and mentally fit. What better way to do that than by playing outside in your national park?

 

Park Fun

Join a ranger for a kid-friendly programs, like Learn to Ride or Lighthouse Life.

Please visit the Arlington House, Clara Barton National Historic Site, Glen Echo Park, Great Falls Park, and Theodore Roosevelt Island webpages for information about Junior Ranger badges at those sites.

Did You Know?

Aerial view of the Parkway

Features like cloverleaf interchanges and grassy medians made the George Washington Memorial Parkway "America's Most Modern Motorway" when it opened in 1932. More...