Rock Creek Park Group Picnic Areas, DC

Eight group picnic areas in Rock Creek Park are available for advance reservation from May through October. These picnic areas are available on a first-come, first-served basis from November through April.Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation's capital. Fresh air, majestic...
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  • The consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.
  • Live bands, DJs, moon bounces, etc., are prohibited.
  • The grounds of each group site are suitable for up to 75 people. Please note, however, shelters may not accommodate all participants simultaneously.
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75 Accessible
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75 Accessible
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75 Accessible
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75 Accessible
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75 Accessible
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    ROCK CREEK PARK PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75 Accessible
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Overview

    Eight group picnic areas in Rock Creek Park are available for advance reservation from May through October. These picnic areas are available on a first-come, first-served basis from November through April.

    Natural Features:

    Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation's capital. Fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals and the ebb and flow of Rock Creek emanate the delicate aura of the forest.

    Recreation:

    Recreational activities in Rock Creek Park include: soccer, picnics, hiking, biking, roller blading, tennis, fishing, horseback riding and attending a concert or park ranger program.

    Facilities:

    All picnic groves are equipped with multiple picnic tables, some also have grills. Picnic groves 1, 6, 13 and 24 have pavilions. Most sites offer access to toilet facilities, though not all. Please refer to specific grove descriptions for details.

    Nearby Attractions:

    Rock Creek Park is located near many national monuments and museums in the nation's capital.

    Booking Window
    Fri Aug 01 2014 - Fri Jul 31 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Thu May 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
    Walk In Sat Nov 01 2014 Thu Apr 30 2015
    Peak Fri May 01 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Accessible Flush Toilets
    • Biking
    • Birding
    • Educational Programs
    • Guided Interpretive Walks
    • Hiking
    • Historic Sites
    • Horseback Riding Trails
    • Visitor Center
    Within 10 Miles
    • Golf
    • Tennis Courts
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy

    Special Policy Applicable to this Facility
    Half day $25.00
    Full day $50.00.
    No refund for cancellation.

    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    May 01 2014 -
    Oct 31 2014
    GROUP PICNIC AREA $25.00
    Walk In Season
    Nov 01 2014 -
    Apr 30 2015
    GROUP PICNIC AREA $0.00
    Peak Season
    May 01 2015 -
    Oct 31 2015
    GROUP PICNIC AREA $25.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    38.96361, -77.04722
    38°57'49"N, 77°2'50"W

    Rock Creek Park is located in northwest Washington, DC, lying between Connecticut Avenue to the west and 16th Street to the east. For directions to a specific picnic site, please refer to the Rock Creek Park map online at www.nps.gov/rocr .
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    Rock Creek Park Group Picnic Areas
    Rock Creek Park, 3545 Williamsburg Lane NW
    Washington  DC  20008

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (202)895-6000