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Rock Creek Park: A Nature and History Walk (Guided Walk — Smithsonian Associates)

Peirce Mill at Rock Creek Park 2401 Tilden St NW, Washington, DC

The walk begins near Peirce Mill, the historic and recently restored grist mill that celebrates the region’s agrarian past. Participants view the adjacent fish ladder that opened the spawning route for migrating shad and herring, dubbed the “herring highway.”

$55 – $75

A Fall Walk on Theodore Roosevelt Island (In-person Tour — Smithsonian Associates)

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Enjoy a fall morning walk on a natural oasis in the Potomac with Melanie Choukas-Bradley. The nearly 2-mile path follows the island’s shore and moves deep into the swamp and tidal inlet along the boardwalk where willows, bald cypresses, and cattails frame views of Washington, D.C.

$55 – $75

A Fall Walk on Theodore Roosevelt Island (In-person Tour — Smithsonian Associates)

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Enjoy a fall morning walk on a natural oasis in the Potomac with Melanie Choukas-Bradley. The nearly 2-mile path follows the island’s shore and moves deep into the swamp and tidal inlet along the boardwalk where willows, bald cypresses, and cattails frame views of Washington, D.C.

$55 – $75

A Fall Walk on Theodore Roosevelt Island (In-person Tour — Smithsonian Associates)

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Enjoy a fall morning walk on a natural oasis in the Potomac with Melanie Choukas-Bradley. The nearly 2-mile path follows the island’s shore and moves deep into the swamp and tidal inlet along the boardwalk where willows, bald cypresses, and cattails frame views of Washington, D.C.

$55 – $75

Rock Creek Park Through the Seasons (Online Talk —Audubon Naturalist Society)

Online

Explore the cultural and natural history of Rock Creek Park through the seasons with Melanie Choukas-Bradley, longtime ANS trip leader and author of A Year in Rock Creek Park. Melanie will share Susan Austin Roth's stunning photos of Rock Creek Park, the nation's oldest urban national park--twice the size of Central Park--with an emphasis on late autumn and winter. She'll also describe aspects of the park's fascinating history.

$12 – $15