The culmination of National Park Week brings you an opportunity to tour the gardens on the south grounds of the White House, a unit of the National Park System known as President's Park, this coming weekend.
With the National Park Service's 100th birthday little more than a year away, the agency and the National Park Foundation are beginning to rollout the celebratory campaign, urging Americans to "Find Your Park."
The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation have set the date for the 92nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the White House Ellipse at President’s Park. This year’s kick-off to the holiday season in the nation’s capital will be held Thursday, December 4, at 5 p.m. Free tickets for the lighting ceremony will be awarded through an online lottery.
The country's first National Historic Site celebrated its 75th anniversary earlier this month, and the occasion offers the opportunity for some fun challenges for NPS trivia buffs. Can you identify the NPS area claiming this historic "first"? How about the location of America's first National Battlefield, or the former national park that's now a national monument?
President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their family will officially light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday at the 90th annual holiday tree lighting ceremony on the Ellipse in President’s Park.
True, the year-end holidays are a ways off yet, but the lights on the National Christmas Tree in Washington will be turned on December 6, and if you want to be there in person it's time to start planning.
Following seven years of planning and design, an extensive rehabilitation of the White House Visitor Center in President's Park in Washington gets under way this week.
The National Christmas Tree, located on the Ellipse south of the White House, has been lost due to complications resulting from transplant shock according to the National Park Service.
A watchdog group on Tuesday raised questions about how the National Park Foundation spends its charitable dollars, saying the organization lacks transparency and is top heavy. Foundation CEO Neil Mulholland adamantly rebutted those charges, saying they were "factually incorrect."
National Park Service Prepares to Host Millions of Visitors for the Presidential Inauguration and Parade
With crowds predicted to number three-four million or more, the National Park Service is scrambling to accommodate the largest event in its history.