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
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!

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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1849 C Street NW
Room 1426

Washington, DC 20240


(202) 208-1631

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