• 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 Teachers

The George Washington Memorial Parkway makes a great classroom! With so many sites and such diverse human and natural history, you are guaranteed to find a place in the park near you with landforms, wildlife, or historic resources that will bring your curriculum to life.

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Did You Know?

Stained glass windows in Clara Barton's house.

The home of Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross, has over thirty rooms and nearly fifty closets. More...