• Rock Creek

    Rock Creek

    Park District of Columbia

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  • Road Closure: Sherrill Drive, NW September 8 thru 19 for DC Water Sewer Line Work

    Sherrill Dirve from 16th Street to Beach Drive, NW will be closed to vehicle and bicycle traffic on weekdays between September 8 through 19 between the hours of 9:30 am to 2:45 pm for construction work on a nearby sewer line. 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 »

  • 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 »

Cell Phone Audio Tours

cell sign

Look for this sign around the park to indicate cell phone tour stops.

Your phone provides a fun way to learn more about Rock Creek Park. You can listen to a park ranger give a two-minute narration on various aspects of the park.
When visiting Rock Creek Park you can listen to these narrations at numerous points of interest in Washington DC. Just look for the “Dial and Discover” signs, call 202-730-9307, and enter the stop number. Since this is a phone tour, you can be anywhere in Washington where there is cell phone coverage to listen to the messages. Feel free to stroll along as you listen, then stop and enjoy the view to reflect on what you have just learned.
There is no additional charge to listen to these messages. Please be aware that cell phone coverage in Rock Creek Park can be spotty and not all providers offer service in the park.
We are very interested in hearing your feedback about this audio tour and we encourage you to leave a message about your experience with this program. You can do this by pressing *0 on your cell phone at anytime while listening to any portion of your tour.
Here are some helpful instructions when you are listening to these audio tours:
Press 1 to Rewind
Press 2 to Pause/Play
Press 3 to Fast Forward
Press # to Stop
Press *0 to Leave Comments

If you would like to listen to the Park Ranger Audio Tours while at home, here is a list of tour numbers.
After dialing (202) 730-9307
1-Meridian Hill Park
2-Joan of Arc Statue
3-Dante Statue
4-Buchanan Statue
5-Serinity Satute
6-Ashbury Satute
7-Marconi Satute
8-McClellan Satute

9. Dumbarton Oaks Park
10. Montrose Park
11. Francis Scott Key Memorial Gardens
12. Old Stone House

For printable map of the cell phone tour stops click here.

Did You Know?

Peirce Mill

Peirce Mill was built in the early 1820's by Isaac Peirce. It operated commercially until the main shaft broke in 1897.