Provided is a comprehensive list of the different parks in the Georgetown, D.C. area that you can enjoy.
Dumbarton Oaks Park is an exceptionally significant historic landscape, where the naturalistic gardens and built features offer a very special experience to those who visit. The park is a striking example of one of the most important designs by landscape architect Beatrix Farrand.
One of the most popular parks in Georgetown is the Georgetown Waterfront Park. Once the site of a busy shipping port and industrial buildings, today, the park is home to visitors who enjoy spectacular views of the Potomac River, the Francis Scott Key Bridge, the Kennedy Center, and the Memorial Bridge – from east to west. The park is a great place for bird watching, jogging, and bike-riding along the wide riverfront promenade.
Montrose Park, located near Rock Creek at R Street NW at 32nd Street, is situated near many national landmarks in D.C. such as the Oak Hill Cemetery which features its own beautiful gardens and walkway, and the historic Dumbarton House, known for its beautiful gardens. The park offers a large children’s play area, tennis courts, and jogging and walking trails that lead to Rock Creek Park. Montrose Park is so quiet that visitors frequently say they have no idea they are near a bustling city. It’s a great place to walk, play tennis, spend time with the family, hike, birdwatch, and picnic.
Rose Park, located between Georgetown and Dupont Circle is known for its tennis courts and its great view of Rock Creek. Other amenities include a baseball field, basketball courts, and two playgrounds with new equipment. Rose Park is popular with parents for its enclosed “Tot Lot,” a playground catering to babies and toddlers with a sandbox and swings. Also, because it has a trail along Rock Creek, it is a popular park with dog walkers and joggers.
Volta Park, located between Volta Place and Qu Street, has become an oasis in the middle of Georgetown. Families make ample use of the park’s facilities, which include a recreation center, tennis courts, a public pool, a baseball field, and public gardens. In the summer there are free family concerts in the park. Volta Park also features a very nice, well-equipped playground and athletic fields, and is known for its cleanliness.