Groups arriving by bus should note that the United States Park Police (202.426.6841) discourages bus parking on the Mall and recommends the following areas:

  • Constitution Avenue: 15th to 23rd streets on the north side heading west.
  • Independence Avenue: After 15th Street on the right for one block, heading west toward the Washington Monument.
  • Jefferson Drive: 4th and 3rd streets, either side, one-way heading east.
  • West Basin Drive and Ohio Drive: In West Potomac Park, between the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.
  • Ohio Drive: In East Potomac Park, between the Jefferson Memorial and Hanes Point.
  • Buses should drop off and pick up visitors to the Freer and Sackler on the Mall side (Jefferson Drive).