DC Hot Spots Around NATS Park
How to Reach Home of the Nats
The Washington Nationals have played at Nationals Park stadium since 2008. This grandiose stadium is located on the Anacostia River waterfront in the southeast quadrant of Washington D.C. Block on South Capitol Street where Nationals Park is located requires a good Washington DC Sedan service.
Transportation to Washington Nationals’ games on Nationals Park stadium is fairly easy. Washington D.C. has a very functional metro system that connects almost all neighborhoods of Washington D.C. area. There is also a Metrobus service operated by the same governmental agency (WMATA) that connects Washington D.C. suburbs, as far as Maryland and Virginia with its 300 bus lines and 1,216 bus stops. Nationals Park stadium is located near the Navy Yard- Ballpark metro station. This station is served by the Green Line of metro. Important transfer hubs on the Green Line are L’Enfant Plaza and Fort Totten stations. L’Enfant Plaza is a transfer station to Yellow, Orange and Blue Lines. There are plans to make it the transfer station for the Silver Line too, which goes directly to Washington Dulles International Airport. Fort Totten is a transport station to the Red Line.
It is also possible to reach Nationals Park stadium by Metrobus and D.C. Circulator bus lines. Union Station-Navy Yard Metro (Blue) Line of D.C. Circulator system runs close to the stadium. This route has extended service on game days, and on regular days it runs from 6am to 7pm during winter season and from 6am to 9pm during summer season and weekends. Metrobus lines that run close to Nationals Park stadium are 70, P1, P2, P6, V7, V8 and V9.
Other way to reach Nationals Park stadium is by your own vehicle. As we mentioned earlier Nationals Park is located close to South Capitol Street which is a main street that divides southeast and southwest parts of Washington D.C. If you are coming from Maryland you need to catch the Indian Head Highway (Maryland Route 210). Some of the major streets, avenues and highways that have intersections with South Capital Street are: Washington Avenue SW, Southeast Fwy and M St SW north from Anacostia River and Suitland Pkwy, Malcom X Ave SE and Anacostia Fwy that also runs coterminous with South Capital St in some of its segments. Nationals Park is also located close to Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge. Stadium is also easy to reach from I-395 and I-295. Parking around the stadium is very limited so that should be taken into consideration. On-street parking is discouraged by the city officials, and since 2008 price of on-street parking around the stadium during games is $40 for four hours.