• Rock Creek

    Rock Creek

    Park District of Columbia

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • April 1 - 25, 2014: Beach Drive Closures for Pothole Repairs

    There will be intermittent closures on Beach Drive from the Maryland line to the intersection with the Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway. Closures will be on weekdays, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Lane Closures and Construction Update Spring 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 »

Ranger Guided

To schedule a program Wednesday through Friday please call the Rock Creek Nature Center and Planetarium (202) 895-6070 for a reservation.

Please note: Nature Programs, except the Puppet Show, are limited to 30 (total) per program and Planetarium Programs are limited to 75 (total) per show. Programs are free, but must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. The Rock Creek Nature Center and Planetarium is located at 5200 Glover Rood NW, Washington, DC 20015, near the intersection of Military Road and Glover Road.

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...