• Rock Creek

    Rock Creek

    Park District of Columbia

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  • 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 »

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?

Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) at about 2.5 million light years from the earth is the farthest object visible to the naked eye. You can learn more amazing astronomy facts at the only planetarium in the NPS in Rock Creek Park. More...