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!

Visitors Listen to Music at the Netherlands Carillon

Day of Healing

Join us on August 25 at the Netherlands Carillon as we reflect on 400 years of African American history.

Southern section of the Parkway in spring.

Help the Parkway Improve Safety

The NPS and FHWA are studying the safety at intersections on the southern section of the Parkway and are inviting the public to participate.

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: August 16, 2019

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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