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

    George Washington

    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

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  • Arlington Memorial Bridge and Circle Closed

    Memorial Bridge and Circle will be closed to vehicular traffic on September 14 from 5:30 am to 10 am for the Navy-Air Force Half Marathon. More »

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.

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