March 7, 2014, 3:00 p.m. UPDATE: Weather-Related Road Closures
Sherrill Drive is OPEN. Bingham Drive, Ross Drive, Morrow Drive and Ridge Road remain closed. Conditions on all park roads will continue to be monitored for safety.
March 10 Road Closure: Beach Drive between Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway and Porter Street, NW
On March 10th from 9:30 a. m. until 2:30 p. m., Beach Drive will be closed between Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway and Porter Street, NW for maintenance work on the zoo tunnel.
Road Closures during Rock Creek Park Deer Reduction Operations
Temporary night-time road closures will be in effect during reduction activities which may occur January 2 through March 31, 2014.
Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Lane Closures and Construction Update Winter 2013/2014
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 Rules
You are welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages into the Amphitheatre as long as they are in paper or plastic and do not violate the restrictions listed below.
The following are not permitted within the Amphitheatre gates:
coolers – hard sided or frame, picnic baskets
folding chairs (and non-folding)
photography or recording devices
sporting equipment – bicycles, roller blades, scooters, balls and bats
weapons including firearms
If you bring an umbrella, collapsible, personal size, please.
Please note that all bags will be inspected at the gate.
Updated February 2010.
Did You Know?
Three kinds of owls make their homes in Rock Creek Park, the Great Horned Owl, the Barred Owl and the little Screech Owl.