• 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 »

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?

Presdent Lincoln

President Lincoln came under enemy fire on July 12, 1864 at the Battle of Fort Stevens in northern Washington, DC.