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

    George Washington

    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

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Directions

Parkway headquarters is located on the George Washington Memorial Parkway between the Central Intelligence Agency exit and the American Legion Bridge.

For directions to other destinations along the parkway visit the individual webpages for those sites.

By Car

From the south, take the George Washington Memorial Parkway north. Just past the CIA exit turn right into the parking lot for the US Park Police and parkway headquarters. Go through the chain link fence and take an immediate right. Follow the road down to a stop sign and turn right into the parking lot for the headquarters building.

From I-495, take exit 43 for the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Just past the exit for Turkey Run Park turn left into the parking lot for the US Park Police and parkway headquarters. Go through the chain link fence and take an immediate right. Follow the road down to a stop sign and turn right into the parking lot for the headquarters building.

On Foot

The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail passes behind parkway headquarters in Turkey Run Park just southeast of picnic area A.

Did You Know?

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