• Rock Creek

    Rock Creek

    Park District of Columbia

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  • October 22, 9:30am to 2:30 pm: Intermitten Beach Drive Closures

    On Wednesday, October 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., there will be intermittent closures on Beach Drive from the Rock Creek Parkway to the Maryland line for line striping.

  • Lane Closure: Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway Southbound in the area of the K Street ramps

    Sept 29 - Nov 30, weekdays, 9:45am - 2:45pm and 9pm - 5am, right southbound (curb) lane closure in the area of the K Street exit ramp to accommdate work on the Whitehurst Freeway bridge over the Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway. More »

  • Evening Lane and Road Closures, Beach Drive

    DC Water crews will be performing sewer inspections on Beach Drive NW from 9:00 pm to 5:30 am through November 28, 2014. This work will require lane and road closures. 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.

 
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2012 Junior Ranger
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Did You Know?

Parkway Motor Company

When the National Park Service bought the Old Stone House in the 1950's it was occupied by the Parkway Motors used car lot.