Frequently Asked Questions

Are there commercial vehicles allowed on the parkway?
No, commercial vehicles are prohibited on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Who do I call if my car has broken down?
Call 202-610-7500 to inform the U.S. Park Police.

How do I know if there will be any road closures or if there is a major traffic jam on the parkway?
Listen to traffic reports on local radio. We will let the local radio and television stations of any road closures. Please do not call the U.S. Park Police for traffic reports.

Who do I call if there is a tree or other obstruction on the parkway?
Call 202-610-7500 to inform the U.S. Park Police. The Park Police will be able to shut the road down if necessary, maintain a safe roadway, and call our maintenance crew to take care of it.

Who can I credit for having the parkway look so beautiful?
The Greenbelt Park maintenance staff. The staff has the challenging task of keeping the parkway clean and clearing the parkway of snow in the Winter. Please call (771) 208-1453 to let us know of any trash or debris on the parkway.

Last updated: December 18, 2023

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6565 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770


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