Goods and Services

Below you will find a list of centers, activites, and services that are provided within the park through us or our partners. The services and activities listed below have fees associated with them that allow them to fund continued operation and maintenance of their facilities.

A young woman rides a horse at the Rock Creek Park Horse Center
The Rock Creek Park Horse Center is located next to the Nature Center. There is plenty of parking, They offer riding lessons, trail rides, pony rides, summer camps, therapeutic riding, and horse boarding. For more information about fees, events, and other services visit their website.

Address and Contact Information:
5100 Glover Road
Washington, DC 20015

A close up of a putter putting a golfball on a green. The hole is blurry in the distance.
Extreme hills and narrow fairways define this course. At the Rock Creek Golf Course you will find an 18 hole course, putting greens, snacks and beverages, and a Pro Shop. They also offer the opportunity to plan golf events and outings and take lessons. Visit their website for more detailed information.

Address and Contact Information
6100 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
Kayaks piled on-top of each other at the Thompson Boat Center
Rock Creek Park has two boating centers. Both offer boat rentals, private boat storage, and boating instruction. Thompson Boat Center has rental equipment for rowing and holds regattas, while the Key Bridge Boathouse offers stand up paddle boarding, fitness classes, and twilight tours.

Addresses and Contact Information:
Key Bridge Boathouse
3500 Water St. NW
Washington, DC 20007
Thompson Boat Center
2900 Virginia Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037
A generic tennis ball resting on a tennis racket.
The Rock Creek Park Tennis Center surrounds William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Stadium, home of Citi Open. The facility has 15 hard courts and 10 clay courts. They also offer a variety of services including lessons, court reservations, tournaments, tennis pros, professional racquet stringing, a pro shop, and a snack bar! More information can be found at their website.

Addresses and Contact Information
16th & Kennedy Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20011

Looking for more tennis courts? There are two "Free Play" tennis courts in Rock Creek aside from the courts at the Tennis Center. There are 4 at Montrose Park and 3 on Park Road, near Peirce Mill. You can find other D.C. courts, and how to reserve them on this list.

Books on a shelf in the Nature Center bookstore.
Looking for a memento to commemorate your visit? How about an in-depth map to take on your hiking adventures? Maybe you want a book about the birds you can see while biking through the park? All of this and more can be found at our two bookstores in the Nature Center and at Old Stone House.

You can also access our online bookstore, so you can be prepared even before you go out in the park.

Last updated: January 18, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

5200 Glover Rd, NW
Washington, DC 20015


(202) 895-6000
Rock Creek Park administrative offices can be reached at 202-895-6000. For general information call 202-895-6070 Wednesday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and dial 0.

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