Road Closure: Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, Saturday March 15, 6 thru 11 a.m.
The Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway will be closed from 6:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 15 for the Rock and Roll Marathon. The P Street on ramp will be closed from 1:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. More »
Road Closures during Rock Creek Park Deer Reduction Operations
Temporary night-time road closures will be in effect during reduction activities which may occur January 2 through March 31, 2014.
Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Lane Closures and Construction Update Winter 2013/2014
Construction work on Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway at Waterside Drive continues. There will be lane closures between rush hours to accommodate work on the roadway, multi-use trail and infrastructure. More »
Be A Junior Ranger
Junior Ranger Activity Books
Learn about the park and become an official Junior Ranger! Rock Creek Park Junior Ranger booklets geared for ages six to 12 are available at the Nature Center, Peirce Mill, and Old Stone House. You may also download a booklet by clicking here. Special Civil War 150th Anniversary Junior Ranger booklets are also available at the Nature Center.
Did You Know?
Peirce Mill was built in the early 1820's by Isaac Peirce. It operated commercially until the main shaft broke in 1897.