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.

Visit our keyboard shortcuts docs for details
1 minute, 30 seconds

Welcome to the George Washington Memorial Parkway!

Carousel Tiger

Dentzel Carousel Rehabilitation

Learn more about the project to rehabilitate the historically significant carousel at Glen Echo Park.

Marine Corps Memorial

US Marine Corps War Memorial Videos

Learn more about the history and significance of the US 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: February 24, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

George Washington Memorial Parkway Headquarters
700 George Washington Memorial Parkway

McLean, VA 22101


(703) 289-2500

Contact Us