"Tributary of the Potomac"

Rock Creek, Washington Overview

One of the lesser known rivers of Washington DC, Rock Creek is a tributary of the Potomac River that eventually drains into Chesapeake Bay. This river flow through most parts of the Rock Creek Park, while also acting as a source for the man-made Lake Needwood, located north of Rock

The creek is a famous hiking spot for adventure seekers looking to reconnect with nature. It also provides multiple scenic settings across the park to have a picnic by the water.

Length: 32.6 miles (52.5 kms)
Sights to see along the creek: Rock Creek Park, Lake Needwood
States it flows through: District of Columbia, Maryland
Activities and services offered along the river: Hiking, biking, picnic areas, boating

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