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

    George Washington

    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

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.

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...