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Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

8th & I

"Oldest Post of the Corps"
Parade Directions

By Metro Rail

The nearest Metro station is the "Eastern Market" stop on the Blue or Orange line. Exit the metro station and proceed to the right on 8th Street, S.E. Marine Barracks will be on your left 3 blocks from the Eastern Market metro station.

***Driving directions may change due to road construction or closures.***

Directions to Public Parking with Parade Shuttle at Maritime Plaza:

From the South: Take I-95 North to I-395 North. Follow I-395 North until you cross the Potomac River and enter Washington DC. After crossing the river, watch for and follow signs for I-295 South. Do not take the I-395 North exit into the 3rd Street tunnel. Follow I-295 and watch for the 6th Street Southeast exit. Move to the right hand lane and take the 6th St. SE exit. This will put you on Virginia Avenue which parallels the freeway. Watch for signs directing traffic into the right lane for public parking at Maritime Plaza. Turn right at 8th Street. Turn left on M Street, Southeast. Drive under I-295 overpass, and Maritime Plaza will be on your right. Shuttles will transport guests to the Barracks in time for the parade and back to Maritime Plaza following the parade.

From the North: Take I-95 South to I-495 South (Northern Virginia). Then, George Washington Parkway to I-395 North. After crossing the river, watch for and follow signs for I-295 South. Do not take the I-395 North exit into the 3rd Street tunnel. Follow I-295 and watch for the 6th Street Southeast exit. Move to the right hand lane and take the 6th St. SE exit. This will put you on Virginia Avenue which parallels the freeway. Watch for signs directing traffic into the right lane for public parking at Maritime Plaza. Turn right at 8th Street. Turn left on M Street, Southeast. Drive under I-295 overpass, and Maritime Plaza will be on your right. Shuttles will transport guests to the Barracks in time for the parade and back to Maritime Plaza following the parade.

Directions to Reserved Parking at Marine Barracks:

From the South: Take I-95 North to I-395 North. Follow I-395 North until you cross the Potomac River and enter Washington DC. After crossing the river, watch for and follow signs for I-295 South. Do not take the I-395 North exit into the 3rd Street tunnel. Follow I-295 and watch for the 6th Street Southeast/Navy Yard exit. Move to the right hand lane and take the 6th St. SE exit. this will put you on Virginia Avenue which parallels the freeway. Watch for signs directing traffic into the left lane for reserved parking at Marine Barracks. Turn left at 8th Street.

From the North: Take I-95 South to I-495 South (Northern Virginia). Then, George Washington Parkway to I-395 North. After crossing the river, watch for and follow signs for I-295 South. Do not take the I-395 North exit into the 3rd Street tunnel. Follow I-295 and watch for the 6th Street Southeast exit. Move to the right hand lane and take the 6th St. SE exit. this will put you on Virginia Avenue which parallels the freeway. Watch for signs directing traffic into the left lane for reserved parking at Marine Barracks. Turn left at 8th Street.