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!
About Rock Creek Park
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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
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
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
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
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!
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.
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
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