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 »
Plan A Field Trip
Curriculum Based Education Programs at Rock Creek Park
Extend classroom learning into the great outdoors!
Touch live animals. Look up at the stars. Hike to a stream. These experiences and many others have been incorporated into curriculum based programs now available at the Nature Center.
Visit a historic flour mill, a 17th century colonial home or a civil war fort.
For more information and to schedule a program for your school or group, please call (202) 895-6070 Wednesday-Sunday, at least two weeks in advance.
Did You Know?
It takes light 8 minutes and 18 seconds, traveling at 186,000 miles per second to cover the 93 million miles from the sun to the earth. You can learn more amazing astronomy facts at the only planetarium in the NPS in Rock Creek Park. More...