Fees & Passes

Overview of entrance requirements

No entrance pass required

Most visitors need

  • Parking/Transportation
    Parking, shuttle, or other transportation-related fees may apply.

An entrance pass is not required to access Rock Creek Park.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.


Other Fee Information

Permits & Reservations

For information about permits and fees, please visit the Permits & Reservations page. This includes information and permits for:

  • picnic groves
  • athletic fields that require reservations
  • weddings
  • research
  • other special park uses

If you require additional information, please contact the Rock Creek Park Permits Specialist at 202-895-6013 or via email.

Fees for Activities and Services

Concessioners work with the National Park Service to provide services to park visitors that parks do not provide directly. At Rock Creek Park, concessioners manage a golf course, horse center, tennis center, and two boathouses. Visitors pay fees to use these services.

For more information, visit the Outdoor Activities page.

Commercial Use Authorizations

Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs) allow for small-scale, commercial activities and visitor services that are appropriate, minimal impact, and consistent with the purpose for which Rock Creek Park was established.

Please visit our Commercial Use Authorizations page to learn more about CUAs.

Last updated: December 29, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

5200 Glover Rd, NW
Washington, DC 20015


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

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