Below you will find a list of activities, goods, and services provided within Rock Creek Park by partners for a fee.
The Rock Creek Park Horse Center is located next to the Nature Center. There is plenty of parking. The center offers riding lessons, trail rides, pony rides, summer camps, therapeutic riding, and horse-boarding.
At the Rock Creek Park Golf Course, you will find an 18-hole course, putting greens, snacks and beverages, and a Pro Shop. Plan golf events and outings. Take lessons. Extreme hills and narrow fairways define this course. (Please note: The back 9 holes are closed until further notice due to playing conditions.)
Rock Creek Park Golf Course
6100 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
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 kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboards, fitness classes, and twilight tours.
For more info about either location:
The Rock Creek Park Tennis Center includes the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Stadium and adjacent courts. The facility, home of the Citi Open, hosts 15 hard courts and 10 clay courts. A variety of services are available to the public: lessons, court reservations, tournaments, tennis pros, professional racquet stringing, a pro shop, and a snack bar!
Looking for more tennis courts? There are several free tennis and pickleball courts at Montrose Park. Other free courts are available at Francis Field Park.
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 Rock Creek Park Nature Center and at the Old Stone House.
You can also access an online bookstore for more information.
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Last updated: September 10, 2023