A Scenic Approach

The George Washington Memorial Parkway was designed for recreational driving. It links sites that commemorate important episodes in American history and preserve habitat for local wildlife. The parkway and its associated trails provide a scenic place to play and rest in the busy Washington, DC metropolitan area.

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Welcome to the George Washington Memorial Parkway!

Glen Echo Park Sign

Glen Echo Safety Report

The NPS concluded a report which makes recommendations for improvements to vehicular access and safety for pedestrians and cyclists.

Marine Corps War Memorial Rehabilition

Marine Corps War Memorial Rehabilition

Learn more about the National Park Service's rehabilitation of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Arlington House Restoration

Learn more about the National Park Service's rehabilitation of Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial.

Arlington Memorial Bridge

Arlington Memorial Bridge Rehabilitation

Learn more about the rehabilitation of Arlington Memorial Bridge.

Park Ranger shows the Mobile Visitor Center to visitor.

News Around the Park

Check for the latest news happening around the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

Last updated: January 9, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

George Washington Memorial Parkway Headquarters
700 George Washington Memorial Parkway

McLean, VA 22101


(703) 289-2500

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