• Rock Creek

    Rock Creek

    Park District of Columbia

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  • 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?

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...