Thompson Boat Center

A two story structure with four garage doors on the ground level. Boats are stacked on dock
Thompson Boat Center on the Potomac River

NPS Photo/K Cain

Quick Facts
Georgetown, Washington, DC
Boat House, Boat Rentals

Canoe/Kayak/Small Boat Launch

Thompson Boat Center sits on the Potomac River near the intersection of the Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway and Virginia Avenue. The boathouse provides rentals of canoes, kayaks and other non-motorized watercraft.  

Information on rentals and lessons are available on the Boating in DC website.

Please note, there is a fee for parking in the parking lot at the Thompson Boat Center.

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, Rock Creek Park

Last updated: December 29, 2023