A man walks a dog in Georgetown Waterfront Park.
A man walks his dog in Georgetown Waterfront Park.

NPS | Katy Cain

Rules for Pets in Parks

  • It is park policy for all pets to be kept on leashes at all times. This is for the safety of your pet, our visitors, and the park itself.
  • Pets may not be left unattended tied to an object.
  • Visitors with pets must pick up all pet waste and dispose of it in a trash receptacle.
  • Rules apply to all of the Rock Creek Park sites including Battery Kemble Park, Montrose Park, Glover Archbold Park, Dumbarton Oaks Park, and Meridian Hill Park.

Last updated: January 18, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

5200 Glover Rd, NW
Washington, DC 20015


(202) 895-6000
Rock Creek Park administrative offices can be reached at 202-895-6000. For general information call 202-895-6070 Wednesday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and dial 0.

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