• Rock Creek

    Rock Creek

    Park District of Columbia

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  • UPDATE - Temporary Ramp Closure: Rock Creek Parkway at P Street, NW

    Monday, April 14 (8:00 am) thru Saturday, April 19 (5 pm) the ramp from P Street onto the northbound Rock Creek Parkway will be closed for repairs resulting from a storm sewer failure. For additional information, please contact DC Water at 202-787-2202

  • April 1 - 25, 2014: Beach Drive Closures for Pothole Repairs

    There will be intermittent closures on Beach Drive from the Maryland line to the intersection with the Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway. Closures will be on weekdays, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Lane Closures and Construction Update Spring 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?

Parkway Motor Company

When the National Park Service bought the Old Stone House in the 1950's it was occupied by the Parkway Motors used car lot.