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Address: 3545 Williamsburg Ln NW, Washington, DC 20008, Washington DC, DC 20015
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Not just a park in the city, but a kind of leisurely museum, with a...

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.

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A Wonderful Ribbon Park Thru DC

Rock Creek Parkway and the park which surrounds it n both sides is an unparalleled gem unique to D.C. Snaking its narrow way from the Kennedy Center on the Potomac up to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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1,008 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rock Creek Parkway and the park which surrounds it n both sides is an unparalleled gem unique to D.C. Snaking its narrow way from the Kennedy Center on the Potomac up to Connecticut Ave, then changing its name to Beech Drive as it passes the National Zoo, an old water mill, and miles of wooded bliss practically all the way... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Living next to it for 3 months (via Soapstone Valley) in Van Ness, Rock Creek Park was a natural draw for a walker like me. In the first few weeks I gradually widened my walking until I covered all the major paths a few areas where there were none (when I got lost). US parks are not like those we... More 

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Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

There are bike and walking trail. You feel like you are in a park HOWEVER this is as a commuter route through the park and can be very noisy.

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Quito, Ecuador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Awesome trails and bike routes in the park, feels like you are outside of DC. Especially nice in the fall.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I loved to drive to and from work through Rock Creek Park. Though the scenery is ordinary and the Park is pretty narrow as you get near downtown, driving through there is a relief from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Then, in October it was closed for reconstruction -- and, it will remain closed at least till... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

A nice long park stretching from Maryland into Washington, D. C. Great for getting a little exercise for a few hours in a forested setting with some historical sites.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Fun and funky place with lots of activity. Insiders will be working with the horses but it appears that interested outsiders with respect for the animals can experience the presence of very special animals (as long as it does not get "discovered."

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Unimaginable. Rock Creek Park has always been the backbone of Northwest Washington. There are so many ways to go in and out of the park to get to so many places, including to upper Northwest DC and into Maryland. It is large and beautiful, with many bridges, lush foliage, streams, birds and vistas. It is a refreshing way to explore... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The paths for jogging, the forest, stream, the wildlife is all still here. It's a good place for a long walk or jog with less vehicle traffick then usual. Places to picnic. Would not go at night.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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1,008 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Rock Creek Park has a triple identity as (1) commuter route between the Maryland suburbs and downtown DC, (2) a place to picnic, ride horses, enjoy a playground, hike in the woods or simply sunbathe, and (3) a repository of DC's history. If you REALLY know the Park well, you can disappear into a rabbit hole on one side of... More 

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