March 7, 2014, 3:00 p.m. UPDATE: Weather-Related Road Closures
Sherrill Drive is OPEN. Bingham Drive, Ross Drive, Morrow Drive and Ridge Road remain closed. Conditions on all park roads will continue to be monitored for safety.
March 10 Road Closure: Beach Drive between Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway and Porter Street, NW
On March 10th from 9:30 a. m. until 2:30 p. m., Beach Drive will be closed between Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway and Porter Street, NW for maintenance work on the zoo tunnel.
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 »
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?
President Lincoln came under enemy fire on July 12, 1864 at the Battle of Fort Stevens in northern Washington, DC.