Students test the waters aboard CBF’s floating classroom on the Potomac River. Credit Washington International SchoolStudents test the waters aboard CBF's floating classroom on the Potomac River. Photo courtesy Washington International School

Potomac River
Environmental Education Program

DIRECTIONS

Gangplank Marina
600 Water Street
Washington, D.C. 20024

From Northern Virginia
  • Merge onto I-66 East, crossing over the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge
  • Take the exit toward Independence Avenue
  • Continue straight onto Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW
  • Continue onto Ohio Drive SW
  • Continue onto Independence Avenue SW
  • Slight right at Maine Avenue SW
  • Take the Maine Avenue ramp
  • Merge onto Maine Avenue SW
  • Turn right at 7th Street SW
  • Turn Left at Water Street SW
  • Gangplank Marina is at 600 Water Street SW
  • There is absolutely no parking available at the Gangplank Marina
  • Buses can easily drop off students and pick them up at the Gangplank Marina. If buses need to park for the day before picking up students they can find parking at the East Potomac Park, Hains Point. There is plenty of free parking for buses. Do not drop students at Hains Point. The East Potomac Parks address is: Ohio Drive SW, Washington, D.C.
  • Individual chaperones or school vans can park at The Channel Inn Hotel which is located directly next to the Gangplank Marina. The parking fee for each vehicle is $7. The Address is: 650 Water Street SW, Washington D.C., (202) 554-2400.
  • The Potomac River Program staff will meet you in front of the restaurant in the marina. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation workboat is the Bea Hayman Clark.
From the Capital Beltway in Maryland
  • From I-95, take 295 North to the South Capitol Street exit, and stay in right lane
  • At the first traffic light, make a left onto M Street
  • At 7th Street, make a left and then another left onto Water Street
  • Gangplank Marina will be on the right at 600 Water Street
  • There is absolutely no parking available at the Gangplank Marina
  • Buses can easily drop off students and pick them up at the Gangplank Marina. If buses need to park for the day before picking up students they can find parking at the East Potomac Park, Hains Point. There is plenty of free parking for buses. Do not drop students at Hains Point. The East Potomac Parks address is: Ohio Drive SW, Washington, D.C.
  • Individual chaperones or school vans can park at The Channel Inn Hotel which is located directly next to the Gangplank Marina. The parking fee for each vehicle is $7. The Address is: 650 Water Street SW, Washington D.C., (202) 554-2400.
  • The Potomac River Program staff will meet you in front of the restaurant in the marina. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation workboat is the Bea Hayman Clark.
By Metro
  • Take the Green Line to Waterfront Station
  • Turn right after leaving the exit on M Street
  • Go 1 ½ blocks over to Water Street
  • Gangplank Marina will be on your left at 600 Water Street
  • The Potomac River Program staff will meet you in front of the restaurant in the marina. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation workboat is the Bea Hayman Clark.

Alternate Site: Ft. Washington Marina

From D.C. Beltway
  • Exit onto 210 South (Indian Head Highway)
  • Take Right on Fort Washington Road
  • Take Left on Warburton Road
  • Follow Warburton all the way to the Fort Washington Marina
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