• Rock Creek

    Rock Creek

    Park District of Columbia

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  • October 18, 7:00am - 4:00pm: Waterside Drive, NW Closed

    On Saturday, October 18, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Waterside Drive will be closed from Massachusetts Avenue to Rock Creek Parkway in both directions as well as the alleyway at Waterside Drive and Massachusetts Avenue NW for tree work.

  • October 22, 9:30am to 2:30 pm: Intermitten Beach Drive Closures

    On Wednesday, October 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., there will be intermittent closures on Beach Drive from the Rock Creek Parkway to the Maryland line for line striping.

  • 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 »

Carter Barron Metro Directions

The closest Metro bus stops are on 16th Street at Colorado Avenue. They are serviced by the S2 and S4 lines running between Silver Spring and Downtown DC. Bus stops on 14th Street are serviced by the 52 and 54 bus lines.

The closest Metro rail stops are Silver Spring (Red Line) and Columbia Heights (Green Line). Both require transfers to the S2 or S4 bus (at the Silver Spring Metro Station bus terminus or 16th Street and Irving - 1 block west of the Columbia Heights Station).

Visit the Metro website at www.metroopensdoors.com or call 202-637-7000 (TDD 202-638-3780) for more information.

April 2009

www.wmata.com/bus/timetables/dc/52-54.pdf

www.wmata.com/bus/timetables/dc/s1-2-4.pdf

Did You Know?

Andromeda Galaxy

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...