Washington, DC 20009
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Meridian Hill Park is located in northwest Washington, D.C. and is bordered by 16th, Euclid, 15th, and W Streets. It is a 12 acre site situated on an almost perfect north-south axis. Construction of the park was begun in 1914, but it was not until 1936 that Meridian Hill reached the full status of a formal park. In 1933 the grounds were transferred to the National Park Service.Meridian Hill Park was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1994, as "an outstanding accomplishment of early 20th-century Neoclassicist park design in the United States."
Hours + Fees
Meridian Hill Park is open during daylight hours.
Map + Directions
From downtown DC (National Mall):
Go north on 14th, St., turn left onto M St. go two blocks and turn right onto 16th St. At W St. turn right, go one block and turn left onto 15th St. There is a small off street parking lot on the left of 15th.
Take 16th St. south to Euclid St. and turn left. Turn right onto 15th St. There is a small off street parking lot on the right of 15th St.