Along with the Cherry Blossoms comes the National Cherry Blossom Festival and Paddles the Beaver carrying his large stop sign – STOP Please Do Not Pick the Blossoms.
The sign is temporary and moveable. This photograph was taken a the edge of the Tidal Basin at the entrance to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. Click Here for Google Map showing the location of this Paddles the Beaver sign when the photograph was taken.
Closest Metro Station: The Smithsonian Metro Station on the Blue and Orange Lines is the nearest Metro Station to the Tidal Basin.
Click Cherry Blossom Bloom Schedule to visit the National Park Service Cherry Blossom Bloom Schedule.