• Rock Creek

    Rock Creek

    Park District of Columbia

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  • Road Closure: Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway

    On October 26 from 6:00 am to 11:30 am, the entire length of Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway will be closed for the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon.

  • 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 »

While At The Park

Trip Tips

  • Utilize the park as an outdoor classroom! Each of these programs were created with curriculum matches in mind. Our recommended pre- and post- visit activities will further connect your students' learning objectives to their park experience.
  • Easy-to-read name tags make the program more personal.
  • Dress for the weather. Make sure all participants wear comfortable clothing and sturdy shoes. Note: programs are held in sun, rain, heat, and cold, so be prepared!

Did You Know?

Presdent Lincoln

President Lincoln came under enemy fire on July 12, 1864 at the Battle of Fort Stevens in northern Washington, DC.