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

    George Washington

    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

Schedule Of Events

For a complete list of ranger-led programs happening all over the parkway, download this Summer Calendar of Events.

 

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Events Upcoming for August

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  • Netherlands Carillon Concert

    Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon's 50 bells. More

  • Learn to Ride

    Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Ride a bicycle without training wheels! A ranger will help you learn how to ride your bicycle in a safe, stress-free environment. More

  • Biodiversity Discovery Club

    Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Explore a different group of plants or animals each week during these gatherings. A ranger will help you use scientific tools to discover dragonflies, aquatic plants, frogs, wildflowers, bugs, lichen, snakes, fungi, and more. More

  • Birds of Dyke Marsh

    Sunday, August 3, 2014

    Use your eyes and ears to find some of the 300 species of birds that call Dyke Marsh home. Walks are led by experienced birders from the Friends of Dyke Marsh. Meet in the south parking lot of the Belle Haven picnic area. More

  • Fort Hunt Concert

    Sunday, August 3, 2014

    Bring a picnic, relax on the grass, and listen to local bands as they play music from a variety of genres. More

  • Netherlands Carillon Concert

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon's 50 bells. More

  • Biodiversity Discovery Club

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    Explore a different group of plants or animals each week during these gatherings. A ranger will help you use scientific tools to discover dragonflies, aquatic plants, frogs, wildflowers, bugs, lichen, snakes, fungi, and more. More

  • Birds of Dyke Marsh

    Sunday, August 10, 2014

    Use your eyes and ears to find some of the 300 species of birds that call Dyke Marsh home. Walks are led by experienced birders from the Friends of Dyke Marsh. Meet in the south parking lot of the Belle Haven picnic area. More

  • Lighthouse Life

    Sunday, August 10, 2014

    Explore life as a lighthouse keeper through games and activities. Meet at the Jones Point Lighthouse. Families with children are welcome. More

  • Fort Hunt Concert

    Sunday, August 10, 2014

    Bring a picnic, relax on the grass, and listen to local bands as they play music from a variety of genres. More

  • Netherlands Carillon Concert

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon's 50 bells. More

  • Biodiversity Discovery Club

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Explore a different group of plants or animals each week during these gatherings. A ranger will help you use scientific tools to discover dragonflies, aquatic plants, frogs, wildflowers, bugs, lichen, snakes, fungi, and more. More

  • Birds of Dyke Marsh

    Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Use your eyes and ears to find some of the 300 species of birds that call Dyke Marsh home. Walks are led by experienced birders from the Friends of Dyke Marsh. Meet in the south parking lot of the Belle Haven picnic area. More

  • Learn to Ride

    Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Ride a bicycle without training wheels! A ranger will help you learn how to ride your bicycle in a safe, stress-free environment. More

  • Fort Hunt Concert

    Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Bring a picnic, relax on the grass, and listen to local bands as they play music from a variety of genres. More

  • Netherlands Carillon Concert

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon's 50 bells. More

  • Biodiversity Discovery Club

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Explore a different group of plants or animals each week during these gatherings. A ranger will help you use scientific tools to discover dragonflies, aquatic plants, frogs, wildflowers, bugs, lichen, snakes, fungi, and more. More

  • Birds of Dyke Marsh

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Use your eyes and ears to find some of the 300 species of birds that call Dyke Marsh home. Walks are led by experienced birders from the Friends of Dyke Marsh. Meet in the south parking lot of the Belle Haven picnic area. More

  • Fort Hunt Concert

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Bring a picnic, relax on the grass, and listen to local bands as they play music from a variety of genres. More

  • Netherlands Carillon Concert

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon's 50 bells. More

  • Birds of Dyke Marsh

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Use your eyes and ears to find some of the 300 species of birds that call Dyke Marsh home. Walks are led by experienced birders from the Friends of Dyke Marsh. Meet in the south parking lot of the Belle Haven picnic area. More

  • Fort Hunt Concert

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Bring a picnic, relax on the grass, and listen to local bands as they play music from a variety of genres. More

  • Netherlands Carillon Concert

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon's 50 bells. More

  • Netherlands Carillon Concert

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz, and pop on the carillon's 50 bells. More

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.