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.
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
Cast Your Vote
Help the Marine Corps War Memorial compete for restoration money. Celebrate the contest with special events May 3 and 5.Read More
Plan a Field Trip
Bring your curriculum to life with a visit to the park.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
Earn Your Badge
Complete a Junior Ranger booklet to earn your free Junior Ranger badge.Read More
Explore the Potomac Gorge
Learn about the communities of organisms that make the Potomac Gorge unique.Read More
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...