Avoid Crowds on the Rock Creek Western Ridge Trail

Try a different, more secluded section of Rock Creek Park.

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Avoid the crowds along Rock Creek Park’s creek trail. The wooded Rock Creek Western Ridge Trail feels more like a hike, with lots of ups and downs.

Bonus: It passes the park’s horse center and planetarium.

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This article appears in our May 2015 issue of Washingtonian.

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