• View of the White House's north side from Layfatte Park

    President's Park (White House)

    District of Columbia

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  • White House Visitor Center Rehabilitation and Closure Information

    The White House Visitor Center is closed for rehabilitation. A temporary visitor center is located near the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion, just west of the intersection of 15th and E streets, NW.

  • White House Fence Restoration and Sidewalk Closure

    The National Park Service is restoring the White House fence along Pennsylvania Avenue, portions of which are believed to date back to 1818. During this restoration work, sections of the White House sidewalk will be temporarily closed for public safety. More »

  • Construction Project Affecting the White House Sidewalk

    Due to a construction project, a portion of both the White House sidewalk and Pennsylvania Avenue near East Executive Avenue will be closed until April 2015.

Passport To Your National Parks

Passport To Your National Parks

The National Park Service Passport is produced by the Eastern National Park & Monument Association as a means of recording visits to the different NPS sites with a rubber cancellation stamp.

It also allows you to collect special adhesive stamps of the different NPS sites (9 are issued each year, 1 being a larger 'national' stamp). The purpose of these pages are to assist those seeking to visit, and record their visit with the site's passport cancellation stamp for the particular site. The cancellation lists the site and the date of visit for the holder.

By acquiring and recording your visits to the different NPS sites, you'll be able to look back through your Passport and recall the many memories and roads that you have taken!

Did You Know?

Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President: 1953-1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower was the most famous U.S. Army general of World War II and the 34th president of the United States. A career Army man, he rose to the level of five-star general and oversaw the Allied forces in Europe, including the famous D-Day invasion of France in 1944.