• 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, 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 »

Laws & Policies

Rules and regulations that apply to all National Park Service sites may be found in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations (Parks, Forests, and Public Property), Chapter I, Parts 1-199.

Rules and regulations specific to the parkway are found in the park compendium.

Record of Determination Reconfirming and Restating Bicycles are not allowed on roadways of the Clara Barton and George Washington Memorial Parkways.

Did You Know?

Memorial Bridge over the Potomac River

The two sets of golden statues that flank the Washington, D.C. end of Memorial Bridge represent the arts of war: Valor and Sacrifice. More...