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 »
Plan A Field Trip
Try one of these curriculum-based education programs or request a program designed especially for your class. Call 703‑289‑2553 for dates and times.
Biomes are made of biotic and abiotic components, but they are not just a collection of independent parts. Students will connect the dots between water quality, invasive species, sedimentary geology, and human activity to build a big picture of a freshwater marsh biome. This program has been designed to provide students with the kind of field experience described in the Chesapeake 2000 agreement signed by the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
Did You Know?
Great Falls Park is the northernmost site of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. One of the nation's first canals can be seen here. More...