• 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 »

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?

Gray Fox pups

Three kinds of wild canids (dogs) live in Rock Creek Park, the coyote, the red fox and secretive gray fox.