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 »
Carter Barron Amphitheatre Schedule
July 19: Maimouna Youssef with Nappy Riddem, Christylez Bacon & featuring DJ Jahsonic
July 26: Tribute to Luther Vandross featuring William 'Smooth' Wardlaw
August 2: National Artist: To Be Announced
August 9: Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band
Fort Dupont Summer Theatre is located at 3600 F Street SE, Washington, DC 20019. For more information, please call 202-426-7723 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/fodu. The venue is handicapped accessible with assistance. No filming or recording devices, no alcohol, no candles or incense, no glass bottles, no open containers, no grills. All coolers and bags are checked at the entry points. Taking Metro is reccomended. Fort Dupont can be reached via the Minnesota Avenue metro station and riding the U2 or V7 bus down Minnesota Avenue and getting off at F Street, SE which is just outside the park.
Carter Barron Amphitheatre
Taking Metro is encouraged. The S line buses run up and down 16th Street between downtown Silver Spring, MD and downtown Washington, DC. Stops are just a block from the front gate. Visit www.metroopensdoors.com for more information.
(Updated July 17, 2014)
Did You Know?
Rock Creek Park has the only planetarium in the National Park System. It was built in 1960 and is located in the Rock Creek Park Nature Center at 5200 Glover Rd., NW, Washington, DC,.