For Kids

Kids in a group smiling at Junior Ranger camp
2012 Junior Ranger campers having fun and being silly in Rock Creek Park.


Every Kid Outdoors

Every Kid Outdoors is designed to get fourth graders to experience the outdoors through their public spaces. part of the initiative is a free pass for the kids to help them explore and learn.

Be a Junior Ranger

Learn about Rock Creek Park and become an official Junior Ranger! Junior Ranger activity booklets are designed for anyone ages 5 through 12+.

Kids in Parks- TRACK Trails

Designed to introduce children to the wonders of nature as well as the benefits of outdoor exercise, the Rock Creek Park TRACK Trail runs for one mile (two miles, out and back) on the paved, multi-use trail paralleling Rock Creek between Broad Branch Road and Porter Street. Four different TRACK Trail brochures may be picked up at the trailheads. For more information visit the Rock Creek Park TRACK Trails page.

Discovery Hunt

First grade students from Mundo Verde Public Charter School have created a self-guiding discovery hunt for children ages 5 and older. The discovery hunt is designed for the 1/2 mile Woodland Trail, located just behind the Nature Center. Pick up the treasure hunt kit for free at the Nature Center front desk and then set off on a discovery hunt with the family.

Last updated: December 30, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

5200 Glover Rd, NW
Washington , DC 20015


202 895-6000
Rock Creek Park's main phone line.

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