Protected roadway operated by the U.S. National Park Service

National parkways are protected scenic roadways, part of the United States National Park System.

Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina


  • Baltimore-Washington Parkway   (Baltimore, Maryland-Washington, D.C.)
  • Clara Barton Parkway   (Montgomery County, Maryland–Washington, D.C.), originally part of the George Washington Memorial Parkway
  • Suitland Parkway   (Prince George's County, Maryland-Washington, D.C.)
  • Oxon Run Parkway  , Anacostia, Washington, D.C.
  • Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway   (Washington, D.C.)


A view from the Foothills Parkway
  • Blue Ridge Parkway (North Carolina-Virginia)
  • Colonial Parkway   (Virginia)
  • Foothills Parkway   (Tennessee)
  • Natchez Trace Parkway (Mississippi-Alabama-Tennessee)
  • George Washington Memorial Parkway  , Virginia
    • Glen Echo Park  , Glen Echo — Former amusement park, now a site of arts and crafts, educational programs and folk dancing.
    • Claude Moore Colonial Farm  , McLean
    • Great Falls Park  , McLean
    • Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial  , Arlington — A wooded island in the Potomac River just off of Arlington, with a memorial to Theodore Roosevelt at its center.

Rocky MountainsEdit

  • John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway  , Wyoming

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