Laws & Policies

Rules and regulations that apply to all National Park Service sites may be found in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations (Parks, Forests, and Public Property), Chapter I, Parts 1-199.

Rules and regulations specific to the parkway are found in the park compendium.

ROD for the temporary closure of certain parklands at Arlington Ridge for construction

Netherlands Carillon Rehabilitation and Comfort Station Construction - Trail Detour Winter 2021 - Winter 2022

ROD for Mask wearing at GWMP

ROD for Clara Barton Parkway

Compendium Change for Mask wearing at GWMP

Closure Order #21-003, February 24, 2021

Closure Order #21-004, February 24, 2021

Closure Order #21-001, January 19, 2021
Map of Closure Area

Closure Order #20-019, Decemeber 30, 2020

Closure Order # 20-018, Decemeber 30, 2020


Record of Determination for a Public Use Limitation to Prevent Spread of COVID-19, updated June 8, 2020

Record of Determination for Closing the North Parkway for All Special Events

Record of Determination for Temporary Closure of the Netherlands Carillon and Grounds during Construction

Record of Determination for Allowing E-Bikes within George Washington Memorial Parkway.

Record of Determination Reconfirming and Restating Bicycles are not allowed on roadways of the Clara Barton and George Washington Memorial Parkways.

Turkey Run park map


Claude Moore closure areas


Last updated: March 4, 2021

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Mailing Address:

George Washington Memorial Parkway Headquarters
700 George Washington Memorial Parkway

McLean, VA 22101


(703) 289-2500

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