• Rock Creek

    Rock Creek

    Park District of Columbia

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  • 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 »

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

Mammals

Common Mammals found in Rock Creek Park

Shorttail Shrew (Blarina brevicauda)
Eastern Mole (Scalopus aquaticus)
Red Fox (Vulpes fulva)
Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
Coyote (Canis latrans)
Raccoon (Procyon lotor)
Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans)
Eastern Chipmunk (Tamias striatus)
White Footed Mouse (Peromyscus leucopus)
House Mouse (Mus musculus)
Meadow Vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus)
Beaver (Castor canadensis)
Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus)
Whitetail Deer (Odacoileus virginianus)

Did You Know?

Peirce Mill

Peirce Mill was built in the early 1820's by Isaac Peirce. It operated commercially until the main shaft broke in 1897.