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Rock Creek Park

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“great trails”(3 reviews)
“two lane”(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
+1 202-282-1063
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All reviews teddy roosevelt great trails two lane green space connecticut avenue downtown dc great walk nation's capital few hours national mall hike picnic nature hiking bike paths zoo
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You can take a walk, do a jog, or have a bike ride in this Park, especially under the shade of large trees during late Spring through late Autumn. Follow the babbling brook as it winds over rocks through the shallow ravine. Observe the beauty...More

Thank jackmgibbons
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Today we went for a Delightful walk along the water . After sightseeing along M street , we took the stairs down to the water front . It was a beautiful trail that could accommodate pedestrians , strollers and bikes . There were plenty of...More

Thank laj2e7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite places to get away from the crowds of DC, especially in the summer. The park is huge, has tons of playgrounds, places to hang out with your dog, sports areas, and the National Zoo is even located in here...More

Thank WalkingOnTravels
Reviewed 28 August 2018

As a runner, I love to explore new places. I have run around the National Mall and trails along the Potomac, but never in Rock Creek Park. You truly feel like you are nowhere near the hustle and bustle of DC. I ran the Valley...More

Thank Cary R
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Rock Creek is a wonderful oasis in the middle of the city, well groomed trails for runners, all covered by the shade surrounding Rock Creek.

Thank JBMartiniguy
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Peaceful, charming, wild enough to forget about the city noise and soigne enough not to see human footprints.

Thank Margaret1804
Reviewed 5 August 2018

A great park to go walking in the woods, lots of different trails to choose from. A great place to walk your dogs.

Thank selyoink
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Beautiful oasis of trees and creek and nature in the middle of a great big capitol. Lots of trails and history to be enjoyed.

Thank DPenn_11
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, serene and peaceful trail for locals and visitors to get fresh air and shades. Lots of picnic areas and exercise stations. You will need to share the trail with bicyclists so be on the lookout for them.

Thank hathanhh2018
Reviewed 17 July 2018 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
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Veronica G
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Response from Ruth G | Reviewed this property |
I think so, on a leash.
Veronica G
23 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