National Mall and Memorial Parks

National Mall and Memorial Parks

At the heart of our nation's capital, the National Mall and Memorial Parks is home to iconic structures and rich history. Plan your visit to make the most of your time in this exciting public space.

National Mall and Memorial Parks is responsible for over 1,000 acres of parkland containing many of the United States' more significant natural and cultural resources. The sites are cherished symbols of our nation, known worldwide and depicted on everything from currency to the nightly news.

Located in the core of the Nation's Capital, the park administers, interprets, maintains, and preserves the Washington Monument, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Ulysses S. Grant Memorial, D.C. War Memorial, World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, George Mason Memorial, Pennsylvania Avenue from the Capitol to the White House, the National Mall, East and West Potomac Parks, Constitution Gardens, 60 statues, and numerous other historic sites, memorials, and parklands.

National Mall and Memorial Parks is responsible for significant maintenance and preservation support for the White House as well as the United States Navy Memorial. In addition, National Mall and Memorial Parks cares for numerous federal park reservations which serve as welcoming gateways for visitors entering the historic fabric of the original 1791 Federal City.

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Last updated: July 28, 2017
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