Lane Closures for Bridge Inspections
Workers will close lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway while they inspect the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge on October 20 and the Metro bridge near I-395 on October 23. All lanes will be open during morning and afternoon rush hours. More »
Multiple Closures during Marathon on Sunday, October 26th
Please visit the "Closures & Construction" page for more detailed information and for a list of alternate routes for the G.W. Parkway northbound from Rt. 50 to Rt. 123. 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?
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.