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George Washington Memorial Parkway

The first time you visit Washington, D.C., you may find yourself asking, "How is it that there is a beautiful, lush, green border along the edge of the Potomac River—smack dab in the middle of a developed metropolitan city?" You can thank The George Washington Memorial Parkway, which protects the banks of the river and allows visitors to enjoy a fantastic riverscape. The Parkway honors George Washington and connects his home at Mt. Vernon, past our national capital, to Great Falls, where his skill as an engineer is evidenced  at the Patowmack Canal.   

If you plan a drive along the Parkway, be sure to leave extra time to enjoy a quiet moment or explore more of our national history by visiting one of these sites along the way:

—Felicia Carr, NPCA

 

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rhinoman54

March 19, 2014

what a great park...would like to be able to work there.

Jean

January 6, 2012

When will the construction on the GW Parkway be finished? It's teh section of highway right before the Spout Run exit. It is causing long delays during rush hour.

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