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. Nearby handicapped parking includes the Paddle Boat Parking Lot along Maine Ave. and at the World War II Memorial.
Public Transportation is the best option for reaching the National Mall and Memorial Park sites easily and conveniently. There are many options to reach us via the Metro, or bicycle via Capital Bikeshare. The National Mall Circulator Loop bus will provide easy access around the National Mall, and convenient connections to other Circulator buses for visits to uptown sites. Trains including Amtrak, MARC, and VRE service in Union Station and/or L'Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C.
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.
Last updated: June 24, 2016