Peirce Mill is temporarily closed in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
The rest of Rock Creek Park remains open.

For updates, please visit the Rock Creek Park website.

Saturday and Sunday
10:00am  to 4:00pm
Closed Monday to Friday

April through October
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
10:00am  to 4:00pm
Closed Monday to Thursday

November through February
Saturday and Sunday
12:00pm  to 4:00pm
Closed Monday to Friday

Milling Demonstrations and Family Programs

Corn grinding demonstrations and family programs are offered from 11:00 to 2:00 on the second and fourth Saturday of every month from April through October.

The first milling day in 2020 will be Saturday, April 11!

Map and Directions

Peirce Mill is located in Rock Creek Park, at 2401 Tilden St NW, Washington, D.C. 20008

Metro access from the Red Line
Cleveland Park or Van Ness-UDC exits

Parking lots and picnic pavilions located on Tilden St. NW and Beach Drive

Rock Creek Park Trail Map

Accessible parking, picnic area and restroom facilities nearby.
Bike rack located next to the mill building.

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Metro Red Line
Peirce Mill is a 15-20 minute walk—less than 1 mile—from the Van Ness Metro station on the Red Line. From the Van Ness metro station, walk south down Connecticut Ave. to Tilden St. and then turn east (left) on Tilden St. towards Rock Creek Park. Walk down the hill to the mill.

Walk, Bike or Run
Access to Peirce Mill from the East side can be challenging. Park Rd. and Tilden St. lack sidewalks or bike paths as they near the mill. Both roads have significant traffic weekdays and weekends. You may want to check out the following site for suggestions on access.

If you are driving, aim for this address: Peirce Mill, 2401 Tilden St NW, Washington, DC 20008. Parking nearby but space is limited. There are two accessible spaces located next to the Visitor Information Center.


Paved bike and pedestrian path behind Peirce Mill