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

    President's Park (White House)

    District of Columbia

Management

Stephen Tyng Mather
First Director of the National Park Service 
1916-1929

Stephen Tyng Mather
First Director of the National Park Service
1916-1929

The National Park System Caring for the American Legacy

"...to promote and regulate the use of the...national parks...which purpose is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations."

National Park Service Organic Act, 16 U.S.C.1.

 


 
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President's Park is one of nearly 400 park sites administered by the National Park Service (NPS). The NPS preserves the cultural, historic and natural legacy of America for the education, enjoyment and inspiration of future generations.

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