Interactive maps and nature guides for different parks and places.
By Park or By Name
Predictable patterns of plants and animals on the landscape.
Interactions among plants, animals, and their environment.
See the world as a naturalist does!
Learn about the natural history of Rock Creek Park.
Explore Rock Creek Park's natural communities, hiking trails, and more.
Watch a video or listen to podcasts about Rock Creek Park!
Oak – Beech / Heath Forest in Rock Creek Park
Commonly seen native plants in Rock Creek Park
Partridgeberry – Matt Jones; Mountain laurel – Sam Sheline; Virginia bluebells, American beech, Tuliptree, and Pink azalea– Gary Fleming
Natural Communities photo: Eastern redbud and flowering dogwood - Gary Fleming; Ecology Basics photo: Red-backed salamander - Ben Lowe