The National Arboretum is located in Northeast DC. The main gate by the visitor center is 2400 R Street NE, which will bring you to the R Street gate- use this address for GPS directions. There is a second gate at 3501 New York Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20002. There is free parking and a Capital Bikeshare station is located just outside the R Street gate.
The B2 bus line runs along Bladensburg Road with a stop adjacent to the Arboretum’s R Street gate, with transfer service from the orange and blue lines at Stadium Armory and Potomac Avenue Metro Stations. Riders should disembark at the Rand Street and Bladensburg Road stop and enter through the R Street Gate.
Map of USNA grounds