Arlington Memorial Bridge, Memorial Circle, and Clara Barton Parkway Closed
Memorial Bridge, Memorial Circle, and Clara Barton Parkway (Chain Bridge to MacArthur Blvd. at the "Glen Echo Turnaround") will be closed to vehicular traffic on September 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. for a large bicycling event. More »
Even though it is surrounded by human development, the parkway is home to a wide variety of animals, including:
Twenty-one of these species are listed by the states of Virginia or Maryland as rare, threaten or endangered.
Did You Know?
Features like cloverleaf interchanges and grassy medians made the George Washington Memorial Parkway "America's Most Modern Motorway" when it opened in 1932. More...