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Address: 3545 Williamsburg Ln NW, Washington, DC 20008, Washington DC, DC 20015
Phone Number: +1 202-282-1063
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Not just a park in the city, but a kind of leisurely museum, with a...

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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A close escape from the urban metro

A nice long park stretching from Maryland into Washington, D. C. Great for getting a little exercise for a few hours in a forested setting with some historical sites.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Coral Gables, Florida
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Coral Gables, Florida
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405 reviews
234 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice long park stretching from Maryland into Washington, D. C. Great for getting a little exercise for a few hours in a forested setting with some historical sites.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun and funky place with lots of activity. Insiders will be working with the horses but it appears that interested outsiders with respect for the animals can experience the presence of very special animals (as long as it does not get "discovered."

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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94 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unimaginable. Rock Creek Park has always been the backbone of Northwest Washington. There are so many ways to go in and out of the park to get to so many places, including to upper Northwest DC and into Maryland. It is large and beautiful, with many bridges, lush foliage, streams, birds and vistas. It is a refreshing way to explore... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,268 reviews
698 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The paths for jogging, the forest, stream, the wildlife is all still here. It's a good place for a long walk or jog with less vehicle traffick then usual. Places to picnic. Would not go at night.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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914 reviews
282 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Rock Creek Park has a triple identity as (1) commuter route between the Maryland suburbs and downtown DC, (2) a place to picnic, ride horses, enjoy a playground, hike in the woods or simply sunbathe, and (3) a repository of DC's history. If you REALLY know the Park well, you can disappear into a rabbit hole on one side of... More 

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We heard there was a huge park in dc, but didn't believe it until we checked out rock creek..it's amazing!! (and huge) We hiked over sections, drove for some, and enjoyed how beautiful the entire area is. Definitely will be back!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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93 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband asked if I wanted to go for a "hike" while we were in DC and I was skeptical. I assumed he meant a "walk" on cement not a "hike" on dirt. We walked/hiked for about 8 miles on dirt trails and loved every second of it, you'd never guess we were in the city! Highly recommend to anyone... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I loved the running/jogging trails in this park! Some parts paved and others not, run along the creek and take in urban sights! Lovely spot!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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981 reviews
365 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Despite the fact that cars can traverse the roads through the park, it is serene, well maintained, with lots of paths for individual outdoor pleasures and surprisingly not crazy crowded.

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DC
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a convenient National Park Service walking trail north of downtown DC right next to the Omni Shoreham. It's a lot longer than you think when you get started but you can venture off and visit the Washington Harbour along the way. The trail takes you under some scenic bridges next to Rock Creek Road. The NPS states it... More 

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