Snow in Washington DC (Photos of the DC Capital Region)

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    Images of Snow in the Nation's Capital

    ••• Photo © VisionsofAmerica/Joe Sohm

    Once in a while the Washington DC area gets a big snow storm. The scenery sure is beautiful in the snow. Enjoy these wintry photos of Washington DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Share your photos by sending them to dc.about@outlook.com. Please include your name and the location of the photo. The best images will be included.

    See photos of snow in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. Winter weather blankets the DC Capital Region with snow and makes for great photo opportunities.

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    Panda Playing in the Snow

    ••• Photo © Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo

    Mei Xiang, an 10-year-old female giant panda rolls down the snow-covered hill at the National Zoo's Fujifilm Giant Panda Habitat in Washington DC.

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    National Mall in the Snow

    ••• National Mall covered in snow. © Miller Taylor

    View of snow on the National Mall extending from the Capitol Christmas Tree to the Washington Monument

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    Washington Monument

    ••• © Getty Images

    The Washington Monument in a blanket of snow.

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    Snow at Mount Vernon

    ••• Photo © Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

    Mount Vernon Estate in the Snow

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    Alexandria Seaport

    ••• Photo © Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association

    The Alexandria Seaport is covered in snow. What a great photo!

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    Snow at the Jefferson Memorial

    ••• Photo by Joel

    Snow at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC

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    Korean War Memorial

    ••• Photo by Joel

    Snow at the Korean War Memorial in Washington DC

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    Swann House Bed and Breakfast

    ••• © John Flowers

    Swann House Bed and Breakfast on New Hampshire Ave NW Washington DC.

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    The Awakening

    ••• Photo by Joel

    The Awakening Statue looks pretty eerie in the snow. The statue was located in East Potomac Park and was moved to National Harbor in 2008.

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    Snowy Conversation

    ••• Photo by Michelle.

    Cate and Bella watch the snow in Leesburg, VA.

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    Pennsylvania Avenue and 6th St. NW

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Pennsylvania Avenue and 6th St. NW Washington DC

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    Vietnam War Memorial

    ••• Photo by Joel

    The Vietnam War Memorial in the snow.

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    Dupont Circle

    ••• © John Flowers

    Dupont Circle in the snow

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    Bens Chili Bowl

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Bens Chili Bowl covered in snow.

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    Capital Grille

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    The Lions mark the entrance to the Capital Grille on Pennsylvania Ave.

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    Bens Chili Bowl

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Bens Chili Bowl in the snow.

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    U St NW Washington DC

    U St NW Washington DC

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    Silver Spring, Maryland

    ••• © Moutusi Dey

    The view of snow from Blair Apartments in Silver Spring Maryland.

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    Washington Monument in the Snow

    ••• Photo © Hisham Ibrahim

    The Washington Monument sure looks beautiful with snow on the ground.

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    Snow in Laytonsville, Maryland

    ••• Photo by Brian

    About 20 inches of snow fell in Laytonsville, Maryland

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    Statue at FTC

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    This statue sits in front of the Federal Trade Commission in Washington DC

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    Woods in Laytonsville MD

    ••• Photo by Brian

    Laytonsville, Maryland

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    National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Snow at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden

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    National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden after the Blizzard of 2009.

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    Skier - Blizzard of 2009

    ••• Blizzard of 2009. © Miller Taylor

    A skier gets around Washington DC during the Blizzard of 2009

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    Sledding on the Capitol Grounds

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Sledding on the Capitol Grounds

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    Sledding on the Capitol Grounds

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Not a typical day in Washington,DC. Families enjoy sledding on the Capitol grounds during the Blizzard of 2009.

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    Capitol Grotto

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Capitol Grotto in the Snow

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    Capitol Grotto

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Capitol Grotto in the Snow.

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    Holiday Decor

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    A beautiful light fixture in Downtown Washington DC.

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    U.S. Capitol

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    The U.S. Capitol sure is a spectacular sight in the snow.

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    Car in the Snow

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    The Blizzard of 2009 buried cars throughout the Washington DC area.

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    National Mall in the Snow

    ••• National Mall in the Snow. © Miller Taylor

    The Blizzard of 2009 at the National Mall in Washington DC

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    Statue of General Winfield Scott Hancock

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Statue of General Winfield Scott Hancock at 7th and Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington DC

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    Bicycle in the Snow

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    A snow day in Washington DC - Blizzard of 2009.

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    US Botanic Garden

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    US Botanic Garden in the snow

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    U.S. Botanic Garden

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    The U.S. Botanic Garden is a winter wonderland.

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    U.S. Capitol

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Blizzard of 2009

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    U.S. Capitol

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    U.S. Capitol - Blizzard of 2009

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    Smithsonian Castle

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Gate to the Smithsonian Castle

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    7th St NW Washington DC

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    Blizzard 2009

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    Mother and Kids

    ••• Photo © Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association

    A mother and kids stroll down the street after a snow storm in Old Town Alexandria.

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    Snow at the U.S. Capitol

    ••• Photo © Hisham Ibrahim

    Snow at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington DC

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    Capitol Steps

    ••• © Miller Taylor

    The Capitol Steps covered in snow.

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    Child Labor

    ••• Potomac, Maryland. Photo by Katherine

    Child labor was only used to clear the cars of snow.

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    Reston Town Center

    ••• Photo by Darlene

    Reston Town Center after the big snow storm - December 2009

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    Snowshoeing in Fairfax, Virginia

    ••• Photo © Ian Edlind

    Ian Edlind, Founder and Editor of Trail Voice, showshoes through neighborhood trails in Fairfax, Virginia.

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    Deer in the Snow

    ••• Photo by Melinda & Jim Langley

    A snow covered deer at Reston Town Center

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    Snowman

    ••• Photo by Melinda & Jim Langley

    A snowman at Reston Town Center

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    Patio Dining in the Snow?

    ••• Photo by Melinda & Jim Langley

    The patio tables are buried in the snow at Reston Town Center.

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    Icicles

    ••• Photo by Brian

    Icicles dripping as the snow starts to melt.

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    Winston

    ••• Photo by Eran Gruss

    Winston and Snowman in Dupont Circle

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    Rock Creek Park

    ••• Photo by Eran Gruss

    A view of Rock Creek Park in the snow.

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    7th St NW - Blizzard of 2010

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    Walking down 7th St NW Washington DC during the Blizzard of 2010.

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    U.S. Capitol in the Snow

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    The sun began to shine at the end of the Blizzard of 2010. The U.S. Capitol sure is beautiful in the snow.

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    Downtown Washington DC

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    A snowy Downtown Washington DC - Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues

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    Snow on the National Mall

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    Snow on the National Mall - Blizzard of 2010

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    National Gallery of Art

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    National Gallery of Art during the Blizzard of 2010

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    Pennsylvania Avenue

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    Strolling down Pennsylvania Avenue in the snow

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    Shoveling

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    Shoveling the snow in Downtown Washington DC

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    Sledding

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    Sledding on the National Gallery of Art Steps. (After a while the museum security chased sledders away)

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    Snowy Trees

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    Trees near the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC

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    Snow Covered Truck

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    A snow covered truck in front of the Verizon Center.

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    2 Capitols

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    Here is a great snow sculpture of the U.S. Capitol Building.

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    National Mall Carousel

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    The National Mall Carousel covered in snow.

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    Closed for business

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    A snow covered street vendor

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    Elms on the National Mall

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    The trees are beautifully snow covered along the National Mall.

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    Trekking Along

    ••• Photo by Melinda and Jim Langley

    A beautiful snowy bike ride through Reston Town Center

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    U.S. Park Police

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    Park Police vehicle snowed in.

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    Posts Near the Smithsonian Castle

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    Snow on the National Mall.

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    Sculpture - NMAI

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    The snow covered sculpture is located at the entrance of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

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    Skiing on the National Mall

    Skiers enjoy the snow on the National Mall during the Blizzard of 2010.

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    USMC Camp Igloo

    ••• Photo by Miller Taylor

    After the Blizzard of 2010, many people enjoyed playing in the snow on the National Mall. Here's a snow creation labeled USMC - US Marine Corps Camp Igloo.

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    Dunn Loring, VA

    ••• Photo by Ellie Alikhani

    Blizzard 2010 - Dunn Loring, Virginia