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!

50th Theodore Roosevelt Island logo

50th Anniversary of the TR Memorial!

Events throughout the day will include ranger programs, reenactors, children’s stories, tours, games, exhibits, crafts, and food vendors.

Netherlands Carillon in the Fall

Bats in the Belfry

Listen to a special Halloween themed concert on the Netherlands Carillon on the afternoon of October 28!

Park Ranger in a kayak

Dyke Marsh Kayak Program

Come discover Dyke Marsh with GWMP Park Rangers on Sundays in October!

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.

Last updated: October 18, 2017

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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