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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“national zoo” (17 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 2 weeks ago

Greenery, the waterway and kilometres of tracks for walking, running and more make this a great getaway only a couple of metro stops from the very heart of Washington.

Thank phutty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit Rick creek when we are in DC. Beautiful and a good break away from the traffic of DC. Great for running and playgrounds too.

Thank Lola E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were walking along the creek it was very beautiful day. There were couple horseback riders and quite many people relaxing on christmas day. Some of the roads and parking lots are closed.

Thank Tuukka K
Reviewed 15 December 2017

What a wonderful natural green space among the hustle and bustle of D.C. There is so much green space here for running, hiking, biking, whatever your pleasure may be. There are also a few neat historic spots like an old mill. Picnicking here is also...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 8 November 2017

... it a green swath of land that cuts the diamond almost in two, from the upper NW down to Georgetown. It is a large extension of woods, through which the eponymous creek flows. It can be walked, biked or driven, and offers a lot...More

1  Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Rock creek park is close to cars on sunday's we had a blast riding through it. Definitely a must for cyclists or just commuter bikers.

Thank lwilmette
Reviewed 23 October 2017

So close to the city and accessible from various points. It's a must for nature lovers whether you have few hours or a whole day. You can forgot that you are in a city like DC at some locations here.

Thank Dinesh S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 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 3 October 2017

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 20 September 2017

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
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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