Status Update

ANC remains open only to family pass holders during the Memorial Day weekend. You must be in possession of a both a face covering and a valid family pass to enter. Access is for gravesite visitation only, no touring.

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Spring Highlight: Turf Maintenance

May 16, 2018

Great care is taken to make sure the turf at Arlington National Cemetery is maintained to the highest standards. Roughly 562 acres of Arlington National Cemetery is highly maintained turf.

Spring Highlight: Cherry Trees

March 20, 2015

Enjoy Washington D.C.'s signature springtime cherry blossoms at Arlington National Cemetery's Memorial Arboretum. Throughout the cemetery’s 624 acres, 417 cherry trees brighten spring days — and one species even delivers a second bloom in November.   

Spring Highlight: Eastern Redbud

March 20, 2014

In early April, one can see eastern redbuds scattered throughout the cemetery. It's hard to miss the pink-purple flower buds bursting directly out of the stems and bark.