• 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 »

Ranger Led Programs

You can find out about programs and events in Rock Creek Park by searching the Schedule of Events or by viewing the Rock Creek Park Quarterly Newsletter.

If you would like us to e-mail you our monthly calendar of events or Quarterly Newsletter, please call 202- 895-6070 or e-mail us.


Hours of operation and contact information for Rock Creek Park program sites:

  • Nature Center Located at 5200 Glover Road, NW (off Military Rd.), Open Wed - Sun 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 202-895-6070
  • Old Stone House Located at 3051 M Street, NW (in Georgetown), Open daily 12:00 Noon - 5:00 PM 202-426-6851.
  • Peirce Mill and Barn Located at the corner of Tilden Street and Beach Drive. Starting April 1, 2013 open Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. For more information, please call 202-895-6070.

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.