- Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014 13:44
Directions to Capital Rowing Club :
If you're driving:
For Google Maps directions to Capital Rowing Club click here. Please note that there is a detour on M street on the last approach to the boathouse. See the above map, and detailed directions listed below.
Take I-395 North across the 14th Street Bridge. Proceed past the Maine Avenue exit. Get into the LEFT lane and head towards I-295. Proceed past the South Capital Street exit. Take the next exit for 6th Street SE/Navy Yard. At the bottom of the ramp, continue through the two lights. Make a RIGHT onto 8th Street SE. Proceed to M Street SE and take a LEFT. Continue straight until 11th Street SE and turn RIGHT. Follow 11th Street until you come to a traffic light, which will be O Street/Water Street and make a LEFT. Continue approximately 1 mile to the Anacostia Community Boathouse on the RIGHT. Please note : Water Street is narrow and M Street runs along the railroad tracks, please use caution for pedestrians and cyclists. Park in the designated areas inside the chain linked fence. The entrance gate is located before the boathouse.
Follow I-295 South to the exit for I-695 West. Take the first exit on the LEFT for Martin Luther King (MLK) Avenue/11th Street. Turn RIGHT on MLK Avenue at the first light, and cross the bridge. Take the first RIGHT onto O Street/Water Street at the light. Water Street will turn into M Street and you be be forced to veer to the RIGHT. Continue approximately 1 mile to the Anacostia Community Boathouse on the RIGHT. Park in designated areas inside the chain linked fence. Please note : Water Street is narrow and M Street runs along the railroad tracks, please use caution for pedestrians and cyclists. Park in the designated areas inside the chain linked fence. The entrance gate is located before the boathouse.
The nearest Metro is Potomac Avenue Station (blue/orange line), a 15 minute walk. Exit the metro and turn LEFT, walk down Potomac Avenue 2 block, take a RIGHT on Kentucky for one block to it's end, then take a LEFT and walk down the hill and across the crosswalk to the Anacostia River Trail. This is a bike path that goes over the train tracks and to the water, you'll see the boathouse on the water as you walk over the tracks. This is a great way to bike, too!