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 »
Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium is located at 5200 Glover Road NW, Washington, DC 20015, near the intersection of Military Road and Glover Road.
Peirce Mill and Barn is located at 2401 Tilden Street NW, Washington DC 20015.
Old Stone House is located in the Georgetown neighborhood at 3051 M Street NW, Washington DC 20015.
Directions to the Nature Center and Planetarium are as follows...
Via Route 66:
Via the Chain Bridge (VA):
From Dupont Circle:
The Friendship Heights or Fort Totten Metro stations are the closest to the Nature Center. Take the E-2, E-3 bus (from either Metro stop) to the intersection of Glover & Military Rd. Get off, look to your left and follow the trail up to the Nature Center. The Van Ness Station is the closest metro stop to Peirce Mill, but it is still about a mile away. From Van Ness, walk south on Connecticut Avenue to Tilden Street and make a left. Follow Tilden to the bottom of the hill and the mill is on your left. Foggy Bottom is the closest metro stop to the Old Stone House, from there walk north to Washington Circle and take Pennsylvania Ave. west M street and continue west along M Street to the Old Stone House, about a 1/2 mile.
Did You Know?
Peirce Mill was built in the early 1820's by Isaac Peirce. It operated commercially until the main shaft broke in 1897.