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

    President's Park (White House)

    District of Columbia

Outdoor Activities

There are many opportunities for outdoor activities at President's Park. This page contains information on the different activities offered here.
 

 
Park Ranger Interpretive Program

Interpretive Program
Participate in park's interpretive programs or special events. Look for a park ranger or volunteer for more current information on these programs or visit "Schedule of Events" page.

 

 
Explore President's Park
Explore President's Park
Looking for a place in downtown Washington, D.C. to enjoy open space and spend time with time with history? Come walk with our nation's stories in President's Park. Click here for information on two designated trails in our park.
 

 
The Ellipse

"Be Fit, Have Fun, Get Healthy in Your National Parks"

President's Park provide a wide array of healthful activities including walking, jogging, and bicycling, and other physically active and healthy fun.

Jog or walk a lap or two around the Ellipse sidewalk. (one lap = 0.6 mile)

 

 
White House
Photography
A great location to take photographs of the White House, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, Lafayette Park, National Christmas Tree and many more! A picture is worth a thousand words!

Did You Know?

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President: 1861-1865

Abraham Lincoln was the first president to wear a beard and the tallest president at 6 feet, 4 inches.