A Scenic Approach
The George Washington Memorial Parkway was designed for recreational driving. It links sites that commemorate important episodes in American history and preserve habitat for local wildlife. The parkway and its associated trails provide a scenic place to play and rest in the busy Washington, DC metropolitan area.
$24.9 Million for Dyke Marsh Restoration
The Secretary of the Interior announced that Dyke Marsh will receive Congressional funding to mitigate damage from storms like Hurricane Sandy.Read More
Plan a Field Trip
Bring your curriculum to life with a visit to the park.Read More
Visit us on Facebook
Get an inside perspective on the parkway, including up-to-the-minute pictures and posts. You do not need an account to visit this page.Read More
Trash Free Parks
The parkway joined the Trash Free Parks program on April 22. Please take your trash with you when you leave.Read More
Hear the Netherlands Carillon
Recordings of summer concerts show off both the expertise of the musicians and the craftsmanship of the carillon's 50 bells.Read More
Did You Know?
Copperheads are venomous and are found in Turkey Run Park. If you see any snake on the trail, never attempt to pick up or disturb it.