Explore DC’s national parks with a new, free app

National Park Service logo with Washington Monument and other memorials.


Exploring all the national parks in Washington, DC can be a challenge because there are so many! Before now, you would have needed a fistful of brochures to explore the parks and learn about them. But no more! Now you can use our new app to explore all the parks with one convenient tool.

App features

  • Find the must-see sites and discover lesser-known places
  • Follow recommended tour routes or explore on your own with location-aware maps and detailed descriptions of nearly 800 points of interest
  • Find ranger programs and events
  • Accessibility features include proximity alerts and audio descriptions
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Download - iOS

Visit the Apple App Store to start your download.

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Download - Android

Visit the Google Play store to start your download.

Promotional panels for the app include home screen, tours, find services, and get alerts.

What parks are included?

Any national parks in Washington, DC and Arlington, Virginia are included, as well as some other nearby parks in Virginia and Maryland.
  • National Mall - Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, World War II Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Ford's Theatre, and hundreds of other memorials and small parks throughout downtown Washington.
  • President's Park - The White House, Lafayette Park, and the Ellipse
  • Rock Creek Park
  • Anacostia Park
  • Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
  • Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
  • Carter G. Woodson National Historic Site
  • Civil War Defenses of Washington
  • Theodore Roosevelt Island
  • Arlington House
  • and much more!

African American Civil War Memorial, Anacostia Park, Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Capitol Hill Parks, Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Civil War Defenses of Washington, Constitution Gardens, Ford's Theatre, Fort Dupont Park, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens, Korean War Veterans Memorial, LBJ Memorial Grove on the Potomac, Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, National Capital Parks-East, National Mall and Memorial Parks, Pennsylvania Avenue, The White House and President's Park, Rock Creek Park, Theodore Roosevelt Island, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington Monument, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, World War II Memorial more »

Last updated: September 15, 2020