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

    George Washington

    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

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  • 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 »

Grasses

A total of 87 extant species of grasses are known from within the George Washington Memorial Parkway. An additional nine species are known only from historic voucher records.

Did You Know?

Copperhead snake

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.