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Beach Drive Zoo Entrance Closure

The Beach Drive entrance to the Zoo will be closed September 19 through Spring 2017 as part of the National Park Service's Beach Drive rehabilitation project. The bike path will remain open.

Zoo visitors are encouraged to avoid Rock Creek Parkway and use the Harvard Street NW entrance, or the Connecticut Avenue NW entrance.

Detailed maps and detour information can be found on the NPS website. Commuters and visitors can also call 202-895-6232 for road closure information.