Explore the memorial at your own pace, or join a ranger-guided tour.
Pets are allowed in all areas of this memorial, provided they are restrained on a leash no longer than 6 feet.
Located along the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC. To experience the memorial in timeline order, start and the westernmost end of the memorial (nearest the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial).
Visit anytime. The fountains typically operate during spring, summer, and fall months.
The memorial is opened 24 hours a day, and is lit at night.
The memorial is fully wheelchair accessible.
The waterfall crashes over scattered boulders, or visit the statues of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. You can even bring your pup to the park to see their beloved dog Fala—a frequent attendee of White House meetings.
Dog Friendly DC
Georgetown Waterfront Park
Georgetown Waterfront Park stretches along the banks of the Potomac River from 31st Street NW to the Key Bridge.
Great Falls Overlooks
Visitors view the falls from the Virginia side of the Potomac River at Great Falls Park.
Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens
Explore and walk the aquatic gardens with a ranger and experience the sights and sounds of Kenilworth's aquatic environment.
Last updated: July 24, 2018