The following brochures about Rock Creek Park are available for downloading to help you plan your visit.
Three loop hikes that begin and end at the Nature Center include:
- The "Rapids Bridge Hike" is a 2 mile hike that parallels the scenic whitewater section of Rock Creek.
- The "Milkhouse Ford Hike" is a 1.75 mile hike that heads past Fort DeRussy, dating from the Civil War.
- The "Boulder Bridge Hike" is a 3.5 mile hike that parallels the whitewater section of the creek and also crosses two picturesque bridges.
Explore the Woodland Trail Explore this short 1/4 mile hike behind the Nature Center and learn about some of the most common trees found in Rock Creek Park.
Bicycle Trails User's Guide This trail guide is specifically geared towards bicycling the park.
Education Programs Explore a woodland trail using your five senses. Learn about planets and stars in our galaxy. Discover what creatures live in the park. Touch live animals. Find constellations. Investigate Rock Creek's water quality. Learn how the forest grows. Experience history and the industrial revolution. This guide is geared for teachers planning a visit to our park.
Bird Checklist Rock Creek Park is great place to view many species of birds. This is a complete checklist of the birds you find in Rock Creek Park, by month.