Please note that DPR no longer issues permits for any NPS locations. Please contact the National Park Service directly for picnic grove or volleyball court permits.
Starting December 1, 2013, DPR will no longer manage permits for picnic grove properties operated by the National Park Service (NPS) , which includes Rock Creek Park, Fort Dupont Park, East/West Potomac Parks, the National Mall, etc.
All permitting responsibilities will be processed directly by the NPS. The NPS will be transitioning the permitting of the picnic areas from DPR to a new, NPS online permitting system starting Saturday, March 1, 2014
For more information, please visit the following:
- Rock Creek Park
- Fort Dupont Park
- The National Mall * There is no permitted picnicking on the National Mall *
- East/West Potomac Parks
Starting on September 30, 2014, DPR no longer manages permits for volleyball courts operated by the NPS located on the National Mall. The NPS will assume all permitting responsibilities as of October 1, 2014. Please go to the National Capital Parks -East Contacts page should you require further assistance.
National Park Service Sites
The DPR Permit Office NO LONGER issues permits for the following National Park Service locations:
- Volleyball Courts - Located near the Lincoln Memorial (Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, NW)
Please note that DPR no longer issues permits for any NPS locations.
Please contact the National Park Service directly for picnic grove or volleyball court permits.