Road Closure: Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, Saturday March 15, 6 thru 11 a.m.
The Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway will be closed from 6:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 15 for the Rock and Roll Marathon. The P Street on ramp will be closed from 1:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. More »
Road Closures during Rock Creek Park Deer Reduction Operations
Temporary night-time road closures will be in effect during reduction activities which may occur January 2 through March 31, 2014.
Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Lane Closures and Construction Update Winter 2013/2014
Construction work on Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway at Waterside Drive continues. There will be lane closures between rush hours to accommodate work on the roadway, multi-use trail and infrastructure. More »
NPS Welcomes New Boathouse Concessioner to Rock Creek Park
Contact: Mike Johnson, 202-619-7174
Washington, D.C. - The National Park Service welcomes Boston Outdoor Recreation, Inc. as the new concessioner to the Key Bridge Boathouse, formerly known as Jack's Boathouse.
"We look forward to working with Boston Outdoor Recreation as they continue on the tradition of providing a valuable service to visitors," said Rock Creek Park Superintendent Tara Morrison. "Visitors to the newly renamed Key Bridge Boathouse will find the same or similar services offered as before."
"There is a strong tradition and history with this location and we will strive to keep it going," said Michael Aghajanian, President of Boston Outdoor Recreation, Inc."Paul Simkin and his staff have been more than welcoming and cooperative during this transition."
The new website for the boathouse is www.KeyBridgeBoathouse.com and the phone number has stayed the same at (202) 337-9642.
Individuals who currently hold rack rental space for personal boats are encouraged to contact Boston Outdoor Recreation to renew their leases.
About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov .
The above press release can be viewed as a PDF by clicking here.
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