June 20, 2013
Visitor Safety Improvements along Capital Crescent Trail
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is making improvements to the Water Street entrance following increasing concerns for public and visitor safety. Installation of a bicycle-friendly gate at the Georgetown side of the aqueduct will prevent vehicles from driving upstream and replace the single bollard located 200 feet upstream that had previously served this purpose but that was knocked over frequently by errant cars.
April 18, 2013
NPS Release of Feasibility Study to Implement Non-Motorized Boathouse Zone along Georgetown Waterfront
The National Park Service (NPS) has released the "Feasibility Study to Implement a Non-motorized Boathouse Zone". The study is available for public comment for a period of 30 days. Comments will be taken and added as an appendix to the study.
March 27, 2013
Rock Creek Park to Begin Deer Reduction Operations
Rock Creek Park Superintendent Tara Morrison announced today that several temporary night-time road closures will be in effect for visitor safety during white-tailed deer reduction efforts in the park. From 10 p.m. to 4 a.m., March 27-30 the following will be closed when sharpshooting is underway: Beach Drive north of Broad Branch Road, Ross Drive, Wise Road, Grant Road, Sherrill Drive, Joyce Road, Morrow Drive, and Bingham Road, NW.
March 01, 2013
National Park Service Selects Operator for Georgetown Boat Rental
The National Park Service has selected B&G Outdoor Recreation, Inc., for a two-year temporary concession contract to provide non-motorized boat rental and storage in Rock Creek Park along the Georgetown waterfront.
January 18, 2013
National Park Service Invites Proposals for Georgetown Boat Rental
National Park Service Invites Proposals for Georgetown Boat Rental: Jack’s Boathouse to operate in the interim.