• 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 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.

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Meet us online.

Wherever you have access to an internet connection, on your smartphone as you roam the park or on a computer across the world, you can visit President's Park. Find up-to-date information on our website, interact with the park, its staff, and other visitors on social media. You can also download an app to explore the park on your own.

We look forward to meeting you, wherever you are - in person or online.

You'll find more information below about our Facebook page, a new official Park Service app covering downtown Washington, DC sites, and our neighboring park, the National Mall.
 
We're on Facebook! Facebook badge for President's Park showing the south facade of the White House.

We're on Facebook!

Learn more about the history of Washington, the presidents, their families, and the White House itself on our Facebook page. Leave comments, ask questions, and meet other park visitors, too.

 
Image of NPS App launch screen showing the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, and the US Capitol at nighttime.

Looking for information on what to see and do in downtown Washington?

Try this app from the National Mall that includes event schedules, maps, and directions for President's Park and a number of other popular sites in the city.

For details on the app and links with download instructions, visit this page.

 
Facebook badge for the National Mall and Memorial Parks showing blossoming cherry trees.

Planning a visit to President's Park that includes a trip to one of the many sites included within the National Mall and Memorial Parks?

Visit our neighbor park's webpage or Facebook page to explore and experience more of the nation's capital.

Did You Know?

Barack H. Obama, 44th President, 2009 - Present

Barack H. Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. He was sworn in on January 20, 2009.