Tidal Basin Paddle Boats

Title

Tidal Basin Paddle Boats

Description

The paddle boats on the Tidal Basin have been a popular activity for the city’s residents and tourists since the late 1930s. Today, the boats provide visitors with unique views of the Thomas Jefferson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King Jr. memorials. Available March through October, the boats are especially popular during the Cherry Blossom Festival when the Tidal Basin’s beautiful cherry blossom trees are in full bloom.

Source

National Park Service Internal Archive

Coverage

Physical Description

A floating dock in the Tidal Basin. The paddle boats are blue.

Location

1501 Maine Ave, SW, Washington, DC 20024

Description

The paddle boats on the Tidal Basin have been a popular activity for the city’s residents and tourists since the late 1930s. Today, the boats provide visitors with unique views of the Thomas Jefferson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King Jr. memorials. Available March through October, the boats are especially popular during the Cherry Blossom Festival when the Tidal Basin’s beautiful cherry blossom trees are in full bloom.

Coverage

2000-present

Source

National Park Service Internal Archive