Old Directions

Jefferson Jr. H.S. | Colmar Manor Park | Anacostia Park | Hains Point | Kennilworth Park | Turkey Thicket

Colmar Manor Park (Home Pitch)
3200 37th Avenue, Bladensburg, Maryland

From Northern Virginia
Take 395 North across the14th Street Bridge
Bear RIGHT after you cross the bridge, following the signs for 395N
Take the exit for 395N/D Street/U.S. Senate; be in the RIGHT lane
Go under an overpass, DO NOT take the exit for C Street
Go through two tunnels; this will dead-end onto New York Avenue
Take a RIGHT onto New York Avenue
Go about 2.5 miles and take a left onto Bladensburg Road
You will pass a green Ramada Inn before seeing a big green sign for Bladensburg Road
Take a LEFT at the light
Go about 1.5 miles and take a RIGHT on 38th Avenue
Just before 38th, you will pass a cemetery on your right — slow down, because 38th Avenue comes up quickly
If you miss it, you can take a right into the shopping center and back track past the IHOP to 38th Avenue
Follow 38th Avenue for about 100 yards and then you will see the park entrance on the RIGHT
Drive into the park, past a soccer field, up a hill and take your first right
Park in the parking lot by the softball fields
Walk up the hill, look to the right and you will see the goal posts.

From the North
Take 95 South toward DC
When you reach the Beltway (Route 495), bear to the left, following the signs to Alexandria
(This should be for 95 South and 495 East/South)
Take the Beltway (Route 495/95) three exits.
At Exit 22 get on Route 295 South (also called the Baltimore-Washington Parkway)
Stay on 295 South for about 5 miles. You will reach an interchange with Route 50; you want to get on Route 50 West.
To get on 50 West, bear to the right, following signs for Route 50 West and/or New York Ave
Go about 1 mile and take the exit for South Dakota Avenue (it only goes one way).
In less than a mile, take a right onto Bladensburg Road
In about a mile, take a right onto 38 Avenue. (Just before 38th Avenue you will pass a cemetery on your right; slow down because 38th Ave comes up quickly! If you miss 38th Ave, you can take a right into the shopping center and backtrack past the IHOP to 38th Ave.)
Follow 38th Ave for about 100 yards and you will see the park entrance on the right.
Drive into the park, past a soccer field, up and hill and take your first right.
Park in the parking lot by the softball fields.
Walk up the hill, look to the right and you will see the goal posts.

From the South
Take 95 North toward DC
When you reach the Beltway (495) follow the signs to Baltimore
(This should be for 95N and maybe 495E)
Take the Beltway (Route 495/95) across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge into Maryland.
After you cross the bridge, take Route 295 North
Stay on 295 North for about 10 miles
You will reach a big interchange with 295N, the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, Kenilworth Avenue, and Rte 50: You want to get on Rte 50 WEST
To get on 50W, continue going straight past the first major exits, [i.e., don’t bear left (the BW Parkway) or right (Route 50E)]
Take the exit for 50W
Go about 1 mile and take the exit for South Dakota Avenue (It only goes one way)
In less than a mile, take a RIGHT onto Bladensburg Road
In about a mile, take a RIGHT onto 38th Avenue
Just before 38th, you will pass a cemetery on your right — slow down, because 38th Avenue comes up quickly
If you miss it, you can take a right into the shopping center and back track past the IHOP to 38th Avenue
Follow 38th Avenue for about 100 yards and then you will see the park entrance on the RIGHT
Drive into the park, past a soccer field, up a hill and take your first right
Park in the parking lot by the softball fields
Walk up the hill, look to the right and you will see the goal posts.


Jefferson Jr. High School
7th and G Streets in Southwest DC

From Virginia:
Take 395 N across the 14th Street Bridge
Bear RIGHT once you cross the bridge, following the signs for 395N
Take the Maine Avenue exit
Take a LEFT at the stop sign onto G Street
The school and field are immediately to your right
Parking is on the street (note: G St. is a one-way street)

By Metro:
Take the metro (any color line but red) to L’Enfant Plaza
Exit onto 7th Street and walk south (away from the Mall)
After a block or two, you will cross over 395
Take a RIGHT on G Street (the next block)
You will see the school and field

From DC and Maryland:
Get yourself to 7th Street
Take 7th Street through the city
After you pass the Mall, you will cross over 395
The next street is G Street: DO NOT turn right onto G; that’s the wrong way on a one-way street
Park on 7th Street just past G Street, or take the next right and park in the school’s parking lot


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Anacostia Park
From the North
Take 95 South to 295 South
Take Pennsylvania avenue East
Immediately turn RIGHT onto Fairlawn
(This is not marked, but it’s right before the mobile station)
Turn RIGHT onto 22nd (There is a big Anacostia Park sign)
Turn LEFT at the stop sign driving parallel to the water
Fields are on the left

From the South
Take 395 N
Cross the 14th Street Bridge
Take the 295 Branch (SE/SW Freeway)
Go about two (2) miles until the road forks
Pennsylvania Ave is to the left, and Martin Luther King Ave is to the right
Take the RIGHT fork to MLK Ave.
Cross the bridge in the MIDDLE LEFT LANE (Right lane you ends up on 295)
There will be a big sign for Anacostia Park.
Take the exit before you get off the bridge (It’s a sharp exit)
Take a RIGHT at the end of the exit
The field will be on your left, at the corner of Anacostia and Good Hope.


Hains Point
Hains Point is at the far tip of the East Potomac Park

From Virginia:
Take 395 N across the 14th Street Bridge
DO NOT use or be in the HOV express lanes
Take the POTOMAC PARK/PARK POLICE exit (first exit)just over the bridge
Follow the signs toward Hains Point
This takes you past the Park Police HQ
Take a LEFT at the deadend onto Buckeye Dr. (Golf course will be in front of you)
Take a RIGHT onto Ohio Dr. at end of Buckeye
Drive past the golf course to the tip of Hains Point
At the tip you will see the rugby goal posts

From Maryland:
Take 395 S
Take the exit towards POTOMAC PARK/PARK POLICE
Follow the signs toward Hains Point
This takes you past the Park Police HQ
Take a LEFT at the deadend onto Buckeye Dr. (Golf course will be in front of you)
Take a RIGHT onto Ohio Dr. at end of Buckeye
Drive past the golf course to the tip of Hains Point
At the tip you will see the rugby goal posts

From DC:
Get to Ohio Drive near the Lincoln Memorial
Keep following Ohio Drive along the Potomac and cross underneath 395
Take a LEFT at the deadend onto Buckeye Dr. (Golf course will be in front of you)
Take a RIGHT onto Ohio Dr. at end of Buckeye
Drive past the golf course to the tip of Hains Point
At the tip you will see the rugby goal posts


Kennilworth Park
From Virginia and Downtown DC:
Take I-95 N to the Washington Beltway (495)
Take 495 E (towards MD) exit 2 near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (MD side of bridge)
Exit onto 295 N
Continue North on 295 and take the Burroughs-Minnesota Ave. Exit
Take exit ramp to stop light and take a LEFT onto Burrough’s Avenue
Pass underneath a highway overpass
A short distance away is the entrance to Kenilworth Park just beyond the intersection of Burrough’s Avenue and Kenilworth Avenue.
Drive down the park entrance road
The fields will about a 1/4-mile down the entrance road on the right


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Turkey Thicket 
(10th Street and Michigan Avenue, NE)

From Virginia:
Take 395 N into DC (on the 14th St. Bridge)
Veer to the right at the end of the bridge and follow signs for 395
Take the 2nd or 3rd right — follow the signs for 395 North.
Take the D St./US Senate exit (DO NOT take the C St. exit)
Go straight through two tunnels
You will dead-end onto New York Ave.
Take a RIGHT onto New York Ave. (you have no choice)
Take an almost immediate RIGHT onto M St.
Go two blocks and take a LEFT onto North Capitol Street at the stop light
After 1-1.5 miles, take a RIGHT onto Michigan Ave.
Go about a mile and you will see a Pizza Hut on your right
Get in the left lane as you go down the hill
Take a LEFT at the light onto 10th St.
Turkey Thicket will be on your right.

From Maryland:
Take Queens Chapel Rd. into DC, where it turns into Michigan Ave.
Take a RIGHT onto 10th St and Turkey Thicket will be on your right.

From DC:
Find your favorite way to North Capitol St. or Michigan Ave. and follow the directions above.

By Metro:
Take the Red line to the Brookland/CUA stop.
Walk out to 10th St, take a LEFT onto 10th St., and cross Michigan Ave.
Turkey Thicket will be on your right.

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