Thompson Boat House

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

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 Thompson Boat Center website.

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

Last updated: April 21, 2021