About Nationals Park
Nationals Park is located at 1500 South Capitol Street SE in Washington, D.C. It resides in the 20003 zip code.
Nationals Park has a capacity of 41,418.
Ground broke in May of 2006, with the stadium officially opening March 30, 2008 for the start of the MLB season that year.
Nationals Park is home to the Washington Nationals of the MLB.
The New Jersey Turnpike (I-95), Highway 301, I-83 and MD-295 are the major routes taken when driving to Nationals Park from the surrounding areas of New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania or Baltimore.
From New York via NJ Turnpike (I-95) South – Take I-95 South and MD-295 South to Howard Road SE in Washington, D.C. Take Exit 3B from I-295. Drive to South Capitol Street SE and turn right onto Howard Road SE. Keep left at the fork and merge onto South Capitol Street SE.
From Delaware via Highway 301 South – Get on US-301 South in 5, Queenstown from DE-14 West, MD-317 West, MD-404 West and US-50 West/Ocean Gateway. Continue on US-301 South. Take US-50 West to Howard Road SE in Washington, D.C. Take Exit 3B from I-295. Drive South Capitol SE and turn right onto Howard Road SE. Keep left at the fork and merge onto South Capitol Street SE.
From Pennsylvania via I-83 South – Take I-180 East to US-15 South and US-11 South to US-22 East/US-322 East in Reed. Take the US-22 East/US 322 East Exit from US-11 South/US-15 South. Continue on US-22 East and take I-83 South, I-695 West and MD-295 South to Howard Road SE in Washington, D.C. Take Exit 3B from I-295 and drive to South Capitol Street SE. Turn right onto Howard Road SE, keep left at the fork and merge onto South Capitol Street SE.
From Baltimore via MD-295 South – Take MD-295 South/Baltimore-Washington Parkway/Russell Street. Continue on MD-295 South/Baltimore-Washington Parkway to Washington, D.C. Take Exit 3B from I-295. Drive to South Capitol Street Southeast. Turn right onto Howard Road SE, keep left at the fork and merge onto South Capitol Street SE.
By Public Transportation
Metro - Take the Green Line to the Navy Yard Station, which is just a half-block away from the stadium. Fans can also take the Orange, Blue or Silver Line to the Capitol South station, which is just a 15-minute walk to the stadium. Metro has over 57,000 parking spaces at their Park and Ride lots.
DC Circulator Service - The DC Circulator bus takes the Navy Yard route of the DC Circulator and operates every 10 minutes to and from Union Station (garage-tour bus level) and the Navy Yard. For all Nationals home games, extended service will run.
All Nationals parking lots open 2.5 hours prior to game time and close one (1) hour after the conclusion of each Nationals home game.
11 garages and lots are divided into three zones, listed as the Red, Green and Orange Zone.
Red Zone: Garages B and C comprise the Red Zone and are the closest parking options to the stadium. Both garages cost $37 to park in.
Green Zone: Garages H and P and Lots J, L, and K comprise the Green Zone and are located directly north of the Red Zone. All Green Zone parking options cost $27 to park in.
Orange Zone: Lots T, U, and W comprise the Green Zone and are located directly east of the Green Zone. Parking price varies in this zone, ranging from $16-$22. Lot W is split into two sections, one specifically for cars and one specifically for buses, limousines, and large vehicles.
Gate Locations and openings
The Center Field Gate gate will open 2 and a half hours prior to game time. On Thursday-Sunday, the Miller Lite Scoreboard Walk area also opens 2 and a half hours before the start of the game. All other gates will open 1 and a half hours prior to game time.
There are seven (7) gates available for access around Nationals Park and are listed in correspondence to their location. They are the Home Plate Gate, First Base Gate, Right Field Gate, Center Field Gate, Left Field Gate and Third Base Gate. The Media and Suites Gate is located to the left of the Home Plate Gate.
Fans bringing personal bags or backpacks to the game should be aware that its size should not exceed 16 inches x 16 inches x 8 inches. Soft-sides coolers should also not exceed this size. Bags are subject to be searched at random by stadium personnel. Fans unwilling to comply with staff search of bags will not be granted entrance to Nationals Park.
Prohbited items include hard coolers and ice chests, beach balls and other inflatable items, brooms, poles or staffs of any kind, and non-collapsible umbrellas that will not fit in a backpack or bag of the maximum allowed size.
Nationals Park Club Sections & Lounges
Enjoy sophisticated comfort, exceptional service and enhanced amenities, highlighted by complimentary gourmet chef's tables and all-inclusive draft beer and house wine amidst the elegance of a fine dining setting.
Suites are equipped with a private temperature-controlled indoor lounge with high-top tables and bar stools, refrigerator, ice maker, outdoor balcony seating, high-definition flat screen televisions and a telephone.
All-inclusive food, draft beer and house wine.
All-inclusive gourmet buffet and beverage service including draft beer and house wine.
Each suite features leather chairs surrounded by granite-top tables, porcelain tile flooring and fine woven carpeting. The 42-inch flat screen HD-television over a marble-top wet bar.