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Driving & Parking

Commercial parking is available throughout the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. Street parking around the ballpark is very limited.

If you purchased parking through the Washington Nationals, please click here for directions to and from our parking lots.

Nationals GEICO Garage and Garage C will open 3 hours prior to the start of each game and the remaining Nationals parking lots and garages will be open 2.5 hours prior to the start of each game. All Nationals parking lots and garages will close one (1) hour after the conclusion of each home game. Tailgating is not permitted in Nationals parking lots and garages.

Driving to Nationals Park

All Nationals' operated parking lots can be accessed off of M Street SE between South Capitol Street SE & 7th Street SE.

Vehicle Entrances for the parking lots are as follows:

GEICO Garage: N Street SE
Garage C: First Street SE
Lot H: Half Street SE
Lot K: L Street SE
Lot L: L Street SE
Lot T: 3rd Street SE
Lot U: 3rd Street SE
Lot W: 7th Street SE

Arriving from the Southwest of Nationals Park (via South Fairfax County):

  • Take I-395 N to South Capitol Street in Washington
  • Take the exit toward South Capitol Street/Nationals Park from I-695
  • When exiting the off-ramp to merge onto South Capitol Street SW, stay right to ensure you do not head under the M Street overpass
  • Turn left onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

Arriving from the West of Nationals Park (via North Fairfax County):

  • Follow I-66 E to Rock Creek and Potomac Pkwy NW in Washington
  • Take the exit toward Independence Ave from I-66 E
  • Get on I-395 N from Independence Ave SW and Maine Ave SW
  • Take I-695 to South Capitol Street SW
  • Take the exit toward South Capitol Street/Nationals Park from I-695
  • When exiting the off-ramp to merge onto South Capitol Street SW, stay right to ensure you do not head under the M Street overpass
  • Turn left onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

Arriving from the Northwest of Nationals Park (via Montgomery County):

  • Take I-270 S and merge onto I-495 S 
  • Take George Washington Memorial Pkwy S to South Capitol Street SW in Washington
  • Take the exit toward South Capitol Street/Nationals Park from I-695
  • When exiting the off-ramp to merge onto South Capitol Street SW, stay right to ensure you do not head under the M Street overpass
  • Turn left onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

Arriving from the North of Nationals Park (via Downtown D.C.):

  • Head east on Pennsylvania Ave NW toward 12th Street NW
  • Turn right onto 9th Street NW
  • Take the ramp on the left onto I-395 N
  • Keep left at the fork to continue on I-695
  • Take the exit toward South Capitol Street/Nationals Park
  • When exiting the off-ramp to merge onto South Capitol Street SW, stay right to ensure you do not head under the M Street overpass
  • Turn left onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

Arriving from the Northeast of Nationals Park (via North Prince George's County):

  • Head southwest on Baltimore-Washington Pkwy
  • Continue onto I-295/Anacostia Fwy S
  • Take exit 4B for Howard Rd toward Nationals Park/Downtown
  • Continue over the bridge onto South Capitol Street SE
  • Turn right onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

Arriving from the Southeast of Nationals Park (via South Prince George's and Charles County):

  • Head west on I-495 S/I-95 S
  • Take exit 2B for Interstate 295 N toward Washington
  • Take exit 3B toward South Capitol Street/Nationals Park/Downtown
  • Merge onto Suitland Pkwy
  • Merge onto South Capitol Street SE
  • Turn right onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

All vehicles parking in the GEICO Garage and Garage C may be subject to additional security screening. Security screening may include, but is not limited to, screening by third party security vendors, canine, Washington Nationals Security, and the Metropolitan Police Department. Thank you for your cooperation.