GPS Coordinates: 38.889463, -77.035237
Address: 2 15th St. NW Washington, D.C.
Nearest Intersection: 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW


General parking is available at the Paddle Boat Parking Lot along Maine Ave. SW, and along Ohio Drive, SW between the Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson Memorials. Bus parking is available primarily along Ohio Drive, SW near the Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson Memorials and along Ohio Drive, SW in East Potomac Park. See Maps for a details. Nearby handicapped parking includes the Paddle Boat Parking Lot along Maine Ave. and at the World War II Memorial.

Local Transportation

Capital Bikeshare is authorized to operate bike share stations throughout the National Mall; the nearest location to the Washington Monument is along Jefferson Drive SW between 14th and 15th Streets SW. For detailed information, see Bicycling Information.

Public Transportation
Buses service Constitution Avenue and 14th St. Visit WMATA for route details and fares. The nearest Metro (subway) stop is Smithsonian, on the Orange and Blue lines. Visit WMATA for more information about Metro routes and fares.

Getting to D.C.


Washington, D.C. is served by Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).

Interstate 395 provides access to the Mall from the South. Interstate 495, New York Avenue, Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, and the Cabin John Parkway provide access from the North. Interstate 66, U.S. Routes 50 and 29 provide access from the West. U.S. Routes 50, 1, and 4 provide access from the East.

Trains including Amtrak, MARC, and VRE service Union Station and/or L'Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C.

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