Prescott Park Boat Dock

Prescott Park Boat Dock

(603) 431-8748

Publicly available docking space is available at Prescott Park on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth. Reservations are possible. The dock is governed by city ordinance. The dockmasters monitor VHF Channel 09, and notice of arrivals is requested. — City of Portsmouth (2015)

Docking Fees for Overnight and Hourly 

PORTSMOUTH RESIDENTS
(proof of residency required)

May 1 to September 30

October 1 to April 30

Seasonal

April 1 to November 1
2015

Boat Length

Overnight Rate

Hourly Rate

Overnight Rate

Hourly Rate

20′ and under

$30.00

$3.00

$15.00

$2.00

$110.00 Per Foot

21′- 30′

$35.00

$4.00

$18.00

$2.00

31′-40′

$40.00

$5.00

$20.00

$4.00

41′-50′

$50.00

$7.00

$25.00

$6.00

51′-60′

$60.00

$8.00

$30.00

$6.00

NON- RESIDENTS

May 1 to September 30

October 1 to April 30

Seasonal

April 1 to November 1

Boat Length

Overnight Rate

Hourly Rate

Overnight Rate

Hourly Rate

20′ and under

$40.00

$6.00

$20.00

$4.00

$135.00 Per Foot
2015 Season
if available

21′-30′

$60.00

$9.00

$30.00

$6.00

31′-40′

$80.00

$12.00

$40.00

$7.00

41′-50′

$100.00

$15.00

$50.00

$8.00

51′-60′

$120.00

$18.00

$60.00

$10.00

Reservations for Overnight Rate and Hourly Rate

  • Reservations for overnight and hourly rates may be made in person and by phone (603) 431-8748 around the end of March.
  • Reservations for overnight and hourly rates must be paid for in advance by check or cash: Prescott Park Docks, P.O. Box 1103, Portsmouth, NH 03802-1103. Tel: (603) 431-8748
  • The dockmaster assigns dock space for overnight and hourly stays. Particular slips are not guaranteed, but requests will be honored if possible.
  • No reservation for overnight and hourly rates will be held after 1800 hours.
  • There are no refunds for canceled reservations for overnight and hourly stays. Customers delayed by unforseen events (weather or personal) may receive a credit slip to be used at a later day. Cancellation must be received prior to the reservation time. Credit requests are made to the dockmaster.
  • No alcholic beverages or domestic animals are allowed in Prescott Park.
  • Boaters are requested to observe a quiet time after 2300 hours.

Regulations for Overnight Stays and Hourly Stays

  • No commercial craft allowed
  • No boats larger than 55 feet without written permission of the park trustees
  • No rafting
  • 72-hour limit on stays without written permission of park trustees
  • No docking except at designated floats
  • Fees can be collected in advance by the dockmaster
  • Fines and criminal prosecution are possible if the regulations are violated or fees not paid.

DOGS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN PRESCOTT PARK.  PLEASE WALK YOUR DOGS OUT OF THE PARK BY GOING THROUGH THE PARKING LOT TO YOUR RIGHT.