Visiting the National Mall
National Mall & Memorial Parks Officially established in 1965, National Mall & Memorial Parks contains some of the oldest protected park lands in the National Park Service. The areas within National Mall & Memorial Parks provides visitors with ample opportunities to commemorate presidential legacies; honor the courage and sacrifice of war veterans; celebrate the United States commitment to freedom and equality.
For use with Androids, iPad, and iPhones there is the National Mall app.
National Mall & Memorial Parks administers many of the world famous sites that people from around the world associate with the Nation's Capital. Including the following sites:
African American Civil War Memorial
District of Columbia War Memorial
East Potomac Park
Hispanic Heroes on Virginia Avenue, NW: José Gervasio Artigas Park Simón Bolívar Park José de San Martin Park Bernardo de Gálvez Park Benito Juárez Park
Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
West Potomac Park
Plus 150 reservations, circles, fountains, and park spaces
in downtown Washington, D.C.
Other helpful resources:
The Landscape Architect's Guide to Washington, D.C. and an Interactive map on goDCgo