The National Mall

Welcome to America’s Front Yard!

For more than 200 years, the National Mall has symbolized our nation and its democratic values, which have inspired the world. The National Mall – the great swath of green in the middle of our capital city and stretching from the foot of the United States Capitol to the Potomac River – is the premiere civic and symbolic space in our nation.

National Mall and Memorial Parks protects the national mall and its iconic monuments and memorials and over 1,000 acres of green space in Washington, D.C.. Come to visit the National Mall and stay to explore all that National Mall and Memorial Parks has to offer.

National Park Service maintain and administers the National Mall and Memorial Parks.

The National Parks Service’s website to the points of interest on the National Mall is here

A set of detail maps of the National Mall can be found at

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