• 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 »


The park posts current news releases online and maintains an archive of old news releases. All press inquiries should be directed to the public information officer at 703‑289‑2500.

You can also find out about closures & construction, free activities, and long-term planning efforts on the George Washington Memorial Parkway.


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Aerial view of Glen Echo Park

People have enjoyed Glen Echo Park since it first opened in 1891. Today, visitors can ride the carousel, take a class, attend dances, and learn about the history of this special place. More...