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 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?
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...