Without volunteers, the park would be overrun with vines, trails would be blocked and eroded, and many public programs would come to a halt.
Both Roosevelts made Rock Creek history — while for other 20th century Presidents, the park was a place for courting, golfing, riding and politicking.
Before there ever was a Rock Creek Park, American Presidents were there grinding flour, enjoying picnics and getting shot at.
The trees of Rock Creek Park are Washington's living monument to the benefits of preserving a wilderness in the city.
Throughout the year, sports enthusiasts enjoy the courts, courses, fields and trails of Rock Creek Park.