The Rolling Terrace Apartments are located in the Brightwood neighborhood bordering Rock Creek Park, a large National Park covering 1,754 acres. The park includes a tennis center, a golf course, horse trails, a playground, picnic areas, hiking trails, boathouses, and the Fort DeRussy historic site.

Fort Stevens, located near Georgia Avenue, is a popular historic park featuring Civil War fortifications, hiking and bicycling trails, the Fort Stevens Recreation Center.

Transportation options are excellent in this neighborhood with 3 MetroRail Stations within 2 miles, bus lines, and easy access to Rock Creek Parkway.