The National Park Service has awarded a two-year contract to a Massachusetts company to rent boats and kayaks at a longtime boating facility along the Georgetown waterfront.
Jack’s Boathouse is where thousands of people go, when it’s warm enough, to canoe, kayak and paddleboard in the Potomac River. In operation since 1945, the boathouse has a lease on the location from the National Park Service. But recently, NPS contacted current owner Paul Simkin and informed him that the month-to-month lease that has been in effect and unchanged since 1982 is being terminated so the property can be opened up for new bids.
The National Park Service is seeking bids to operate a boat rental facility at the site of a popular kayak-rental business along the Georgetown waterfront.
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