Visitors to the National Mall and Memorial Parks and the Nation's Capital will find a clean, safe environment for recreation, tourism, and family activities. Please be mindful of that fact that Washington, D.C. is an urban area. For your safety and that of your belongings:
Park Rangers, U.S. Park Police, and security guards staff the major memorials throughout the daylight and evening hours, so please consult them if you have any difficulty or concerns.
Did You Know?
The original gift of Cherry Trees from Japan in 1910 had to be destroyed due to disease and infestation. There was an additional gift made two years later that became the basis for the trees we still have today. More...