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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.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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3545 Williamsburg Ln NW, Washington, DC 20008, Washington DC, DC 20015
+1 202-282-1063
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you're in Rock Creek Park, you genuinely forget that you're in the middle of DC. There are so many great trails for walking, running, and biking. Of course there's also the National Zoo if you're traveling with kids. It's also a beautiful drive if...More

Thank Moonbeam315
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This huge park has great trails for all abilities. Run, jog, walk or bike the miles of paths and enjoy Mid Atlantic nature at its best. There is much greenery and the lovely babbling creek

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Beautiful place to spend the day walking and exploring. Very nice place to spend the day. Walking around this area and sight seeing was great. the architecture is beautiful. definitely worth visiting when in DC. Great for photos.

Thank Msdevine19
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I've been walking this wonderful park again and again, just can't get enough. Follow the road or climb the trails, put your feet in the creek when they get to hot. It's a magic place and some parts are really very high and steep. It...More

Thank Morten A
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I spent a summer near Dupont Circle, and I really enjoyed running up to Rock Creek Park. What a really neat park right within the municipal area of Washington, DC. It offers miles of hiking or running trails, picnic areas, and a nature exhibit center....More

Thank RunrDave
Reviewed 25 January 2017 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...More

Thank jaseaton
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...More

Thank Mel B
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.

Thank Brellie
Reviewed 20 December 2016

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

Thank MarkThurber
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Veronica G
Are dogs allowed in the park?
22 June 2016|
Response from Ruth G | Reviewed this property |
I think so, on a leash.
Veronica G
Are dogs allowed in the park?
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
What's the newest metro
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