Summer Hours: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Winter Hours: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Water Features (Canal Basin, Waterfall, Screens, & Dancing Fountains) are open anytime during our park hours, but may occasionally close for maintenance. We will post these closures on our home page highlights. If you don't see a closure there, feel free to come and splash!
The Yards Park is located at 355 Water Street SE, Washington, DC, 20003, a short walk from Nationals Ballpark, the US Capitol, two Metrorail stations, and many bus stops and Capital Bikeshare stations.
Navy Yard/Ballpark Metro (New Jersey Ave Exit) on the Green Line. From the New Jersey Avenue Exit, turn right to cross M Street SE and continue on New Jersey Avenue SE, passing the US Department of Transportation on your left. Turn left onto Tingey Street, walk one block, then turn right onto 3rd Street SE. Continue straight, and the dancing fountains will mark The Yards Park entrance, near the corner of 3rd Street and Water Street SE.
Several bus lines serve stops at the intersection of M Street SE/New Jersey Avenue SE, including MetroBus (Lines A42, A46, A48, P1, P2, V7, V8, V9) and Circulator's Union Station - Navy Yard Line, via Capitol Hill.
Walking directions from these stops: Proceed south on New Jersey Avenue SE, passing the US Department of Transportation on your left. Turn left onto Tingey Street, walk one block, then turn right onto 3rd Street SE. Continue straight, where the dancing fountains will mark The Yards Park entrance near the corner of 3rd Street SE / Water Street SE.
Bike racks are located around the park and surrounding neighborhood, and Capital Bikeshare locations are noted on the map above. Visit the Capital Bikeshare website for full info on rates and locations near you.
Parking Lots L,H, & I (see above map) provide paid public parking on a first come, first served basis. The rate is $2 per hour for a maximum of 3 hours, with a max of $14 per day. During Nationals Park home games and events, the price is a $30 - $35 flat fee 3 hours before first pitch, and 2 hours afterward. These lots are managed by ABM Parking.
Water taxi service and chartered boat cruises are available from Diamond Teague Park located to the west of The Yards Park. Click here for a list of the service providers. Click here for walking directions from Diamond Teague Park to the Yards Park.