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“great trails”(3 reviews)
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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3545 Williamsburg Ln NW, Washington, DC 20008, Washington DC, DC 20015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is absolutely beautiful. What a nice park to walk around in! Would love to spend more time here!

Thank Jenee O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot for any type of visitor; dog walkers, hikers, bikers, joggers, etc.. It's great to come here and getaway from the city. You feel like you are up north and no where near all the craziness!

Thank kbail27
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I have been to Washington many times and have driven through and over parts of Rock Creek Park almost every time given its proximity to where most of my friends and relatives live along Connecticut Avenue. On my most recent trip though, I was traveling...More

1  Thank pyrprshr
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

No wonder President Teddy Roosevelt used to love spending time here! Acres of nature so close to the city! We were able to walk to the park from Columbia Heights and enter through one of the back/side (dirt) trails, but there is parking for those...More

Thank eloquacity1
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is why I love Washington ...Amazing places as this beaufiful and natural park in middle of the town. I spent the afternoon enjoying the nature and relaxing

Thank tozepinto
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is worth a quick stop. One of the original boundary stones of DC is here as well and cool to check out.

1  Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Rock creek park is a beautiful linear park that goes for many, many miles. Today I visited the section near Georgetown. There is a footpath long the creek and a higher paved trail more suitable for walking, jogging, biking and strollers. The footpath along the...More

1  Thank Bodacious123
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a BIIIIIIIIIIIIG park. Thousands of acres, much larger than NYC's Central Park, including all of Rock Creek within the District of Columbia and much of the watershed that drains into the Creek. There is the amazing National Zoo, a tennis stadium, an outdoor...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I used to walk daily on the park trail which is near river and walk all over until National Mall area. The trail is always crowded with people doing sport and bikers. There is also seatings all over the trail so you can sit and...More

Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Reviewed 13 February 2018

You will not be the only one with that idea! Prepare to share the trail at this popular park, but bask in the cool shade during the summer months or view the turning foliage in the fall.

Thank Jessica C
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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