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Rock Creek Park

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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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3545 Williamsburg Ln NW, Washington, DC 20008, Washington DC, DC 20015
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

This is a beautiful natural area that runs though DC. There are winding roads, picnic areas, playing fields, walking trails, horse trails (and a horse center where you can rent a mount). I’ve always loved the arches of the old stone bridges above you as...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ruth G
Reviewed April 23, 2019

Lots to do at this park...hiking, biking, walking, roller blading, picnics, and more. Great place to spend the day together, from families to couples to alone time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank therealjas
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Just a short walk from the busy Adams Morgan neighborhood stands this gem in which you can take very long walks or bike rides immersed in nature. We did a 2 hour walk with friends through hiking terrain, contemplating the different kind of wild flowers...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Like Greenbelt Park- here is another large green space within the very densely packed urban area that is Washington D.C. that provides a much needed space to get away without having to drive an hour out to find. Kudos to the people who set this...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jfadds
Reviewed March 24, 2019

A Must do when you are in DC. You should do this nature walk after tired or bored with the smithsonian museum. I recommend walking along the creek with national zoo as your finish point. Take around 5-10 km walk, then add some more in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RanggaY2
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Relaxing and historic.good place for a nice jug or run.good exercise.great way loose weight.you will

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

This is a huge, gorgeous park in Washington, D.C. I think most people have no idea it's there, as it is quite a bit north of Downtown where most tourists go. We were on our way to the Hillwood Estate and had a driver who...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Yes, it's the big windy green park of walking trails that snakes and slithers its way north south through the northwest section of the city. So in the freezing polar vortex, I didn't get out of the car to Buc the fierce winds and ice...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed February 21, 2019

a great place to go hike in the dmv area. but note that it will be extremely crowded depending on when you go, but best part is you can go multiple different ways.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brooke K
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Rock Creek Park extends over a huge area in and beyond DC. Any entry point will bring you to a spot that you can't believe is in the midst of a major metro area. It's not possible to recommend specific areas, there are so many...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Barbara W
June 5, 2019|
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No tent better call
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Jo-Anne B
April 24, 2019|
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Response from marcain | Reviewed this property |
Pierce Mill is a very nice spot. There is a decent amount of parking there, and nice facilities for a picnic. Including a large shelter with many picnic tables. From Pierce Mill you can walk up and down along the creek on... More
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I think so, on a leash.
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