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    National Mall & Memorial Parks

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Ranger Journal Blog - Learn more about history, culture, and nature in the National Mall and Memorial Parks!

Did You Know?


The formal National Mall is the strip of green space between the Washington Monument and the Capitol Building. The area of the park west of 17th Street that incorporates the Lincoln Memorial, the Reflecting Pool, and other memorials, is formally West Potomac Park.