Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Road Closures and Construction update Winter 2013
Construction work on Rock Creek Parkway at Waterside Drive has resumed. Work will continue into Spring 2013. Delays are expected as lane closures occur to accomodate work. More »
Reptiles and Amphibians
Common Reptiles of Rock Creek Park
Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus)
Common Amphibians of Rock Creek Park
Red-backed Salamander (Plethodon serratus)
Did You Know?
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...