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?
Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous "I Have A Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963. There, you can find an engraving marking the spot where he stood.