Rock Creek Park

Type: Parks, Planetarium / Observatory

Map / Directions 10Best Says

There are so many things to do at Rock Creek Park you may need more than a day to complete them. Encompassing more than 2,000 acres, the park features over 32 miles of hiking trails, a bevy of roads...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Park: Daily Sunrise-Sunset
  • Nature Center and Planetarium: Wed-Sun 9am-5pm
  • Old Stone House: Wed-Sun 9am-5pm
  • Peirce Barn: Sat-Sun Noon-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Outdoor Activities: "This year, the park is celebrating its 125th year with several events. Check out their events calendar before you come."
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Forget the traffic congestion and tourist crowds. Heading to this park to get back to nature for some peace and quiet.

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