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.

Closure Order #20-005, May 15, 2020

Closure Order #20-002, April 6, 2020


Record of Determination for a Public Use Limitation to Prevent Spread of COVID-19, updated May 13, 2020

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

Record of Determintation for Partial and Temporary Closures of Arlington Memorial Bridge and Memorial Circle during Construction

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 for Partial and Temporary Closures of certain Federal parkland and Public Use Limitations for the July 4, 2019, Independence Day Celebration.

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

Record of Determination Reducing Speed on north section of GW Parkway.

Turkey Run park map


Claude Moore closure areas


Last updated: May 29, 2020

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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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