• Rock Creek

    Rock Creek

    Park District of Columbia

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  • Lane Closure: Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway Southbound in the area of the K Street ramps

    Sept 29 - Nov 30, weekdays, 9:45am - 2:45pm and 9pm - 5am, right southbound (curb) lane closure in the area of the K Street exit ramp to accommdate work on the Whitehurst Freeway bridge over the Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway. 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 »

Plan Your Visit

Nature Center sign

Start your park experience at the Rock Creek Park Nature Center or at Peirce Mill.

Start your park experience with a visit to the Nature Center or Peirce Mill. Friendly staff are on hand to answer your questions and help you plan your visit.

Click on the link at left for a listing of things to do in Rock Creek Park.

Below is a short list of sites administered by Rock Creek Park.

Did You Know?

The Sun

It takes light 8 minutes and 18 seconds, traveling at 186,000 miles per second to cover the 93 million miles from the sun to the earth. You can learn more amazing astronomy facts at the only planetarium in the NPS in Rock Creek Park. More...