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Rock Creek Park

3545 Williamsburg Ln NW, Washington, DC 20008, Washington DC, DC 20015
+1 202-282-1063
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Not just a park in the city, but a kind of leisurely museum, with a scattering of Civil War forts, a cemetery and a 19th-century mill within its bounds.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“national zoo” (16 reviews)
“silver spring” (6 reviews)
“hiking trails” (4 reviews)
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3545 Williamsburg Ln NW, Washington, DC 20008, Washington DC, DC 20015
+1 202-282-1063
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Within minutes you can walk trails and take bike paths surrounded by trees and away from the hustle of dc. A national and city treasure!

Thank jenabaintheworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is simply beautiful, well maintained and strikes the right balance of nature and development. The paths are well kept and the nature trails go from easy to advance, depending on the hiker skill. There are so many entry points into the park, including...More

Thank AVM2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I stayed in a hotel in the neighbourhood of the park, naturally I went strolling in it. The most remarkable thing about it is, that is it veritably situated in the middle of the city! Lush green "forstest", providing shade an a relaxing cool...More

Thank Travellingesther
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

By chance I had reached this park. I was heading to the zoo and I founded in the way so I just spent couple of hours. It's relaxing place that you can spend the whole day. It's was sunny nice weather so I enjoying walking...More

Thank Enas A
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Indeed the Rock Creek Park is an amazing place to visit if you are staying in DC for any length of time. Concerts in the amphitheater, stables, or just a picnic. Drive through up to the Zoo, Caution that part od the drive may be...More

Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Love, love, love Rock Creek Park. Always discovering new corners, new walks. It's beautiful in winter, in summer, in spring, in fall... Have seen bald eagles, beavers, and lots of deer, snakes. Love that they close off Beach Drive on Sundays

Thank ThickDescription
Reviewed 10 August 2017

RCP has a lot to offer but keep in mind it is in an urban setting. Use common sense and don't run/hike with headphones, alone or after dark. A little street smarts will ensure that your visit will be memorable for all the right reasons!

Thank N3IKQ
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We explore the park every time we are in DC and are constantly finding new things to see and do. There are trails, fitness resources, playgrounds for the children and beautiful scenery providing a green retreat in the middle of DC. Definitely worth exploring.

Thank Lola E
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I took an easy walk from the Smithsonian National Zoo to Rock Creek Park and came across a jewel in the midst of Rock Creek Park--Pierce Mill. The mill is staffed by a ranger from the National Park Service who can provide interesting photos and...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

In February, I stayed at the Marriott Wardman Park. The weather this time was great and I decided to exercise outside. I ran down the hill to Rock Creek path which allowed for a great 1.5 mile one way hike along the creek and Parkway....More

Thank Grover R
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Veronica G
22 June 2016|
Response from Ruth G | Reviewed this property |
I think so, on a leash.
Veronica G
22 June 2016|
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Response from WalleyGog | Reviewed this property |
Yes , but on leash only, and you must stay on the trails
18 April 2016|
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Response from OntheRoadMom | Reviewed this property |
Easy access from Cleveland Park Metro. Walk East on Porter Street down the hill. Before you start coming uphill, you'll see a road turnoff for Rock Creek Park. Head down that way to connect to the trail. Or from Woodley... More