Two strangers wanted to capture a serene, snowy scene at Rock Creek Park in photos. But the picturesque moment during Sunday’s snowstorm turned into a life-or-death situation. Here’s what happened during a rescue that involved one of WTOP’s very own.
A rare aquatic discovery in a D.C. park is bringing needed attention — and hope — to the health status of the Districts’ streams and the wildlife that calls them home.
From Tuesday, Nov. 20 to Sunday, March 31, the National Park Service said that the temporary road closures are meant to protect visitors and residents while work is done to manage the area’s white-tailed deer.
Three suspects in a car opened fire on D.C. police officers during an eight mile chase through the District early Sunday morning.
An 80-year-old man was seriously injured Saturday after he fell down a ravine and into Rock Creek while jogging.
In order to improve their emergency response, U.S. Park Police will close Morrow Drive NW through Rock Creek Park starting Monday until fall.
Under legislation D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton introduced Thursday, the sprawling 2,000-acre park would get a name change.
D.C.’s annual deer population management efforts begin next week in Rock Creek Park, during which there will be temporary nighttime road closures, the National Park Service said.
Part of Rock Creek Park’s trail will be closed for a week as part of a reconstruction project.
A man and his dog were stranded on a steep, icy slope in Rock Creek Park for more than two hours on Wednesday before they were rescued by firefighters.
National Park Service and D.C. officials urge drivers who normally travel on Beach Drive as part of their commute to plan ahead for the long-term road closure that starts on Thursday.
At least 30 people got out of their cars and lifted a tree off another driver’s vehicle on Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park.
The meat from Rock Creek Park’s deer hunt will help feed thousands of D.C.-area residents thanks to a donation from the National Park Service.
WASHINGTON — Rock Creek Park will celebrate its 125th birthday on Sunday. As an early birthday present, the National Park Service on Saturday launched a new volunteer program to help take better care of the…
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama wants more Americans to get out and enjoy the nation’s parks so during this school year all fourth graders across the country plus their families will be able to visit…
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