Park Location and Driving Directions

The interactive map to the right shows the location of Monticello Park. If you click on "Directions" and type your address, you will get directions for how to drive to the park. If you click on the map, the address/directions box in the upper left corner will disappear. You can get it back by reloading the page, or you can click the "View larger map" link to open a full Google map in a new tab, preloaded with the destination address.

Public Transportation

The closest Metro stop to Monticello Park is at Braddock Road, more than two miles away (at Braddock and North West Street). The Braddock Road station is on both the Blue and Yellow Lines. From the station, you can take a northbound Alexandria DASH Bus AT3 and AT3/4. These buses go up Russell Road -- ask the driver to let you off at the stop near Russell Road and Beverley Drive, which is about a block from the park. Alternatively, you can go to the Pentagon Metro station and take a southbound AT3 bus to near Russell and Beverley. The schedules show only a few major stops, but there are many stops in between — you can see the bus stops on the map of the park below. On the Dashbus website, you can view DASH schedules for the AT3 and AT3/4 buses . You can view Metrorail schedules at the website of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. (Click the Rail icon.)

Virtual Tour of the Park

Take a Virtual Tour of Monticello Park through photos and path descriptions. The map below shows the entrances, paths, trails, and some of the landmarks mentioned in the Virtual Tour. The blue line between the East and West Stream Paths is the stream. A list of the abbreviations is below the map. The blue squares along Russell Road on the right side of the map are bus stops.

E - Entrance
B - Bridge
Az - Azalea House
D - Dog Exercise Area
K - Kust Property
NC- North Culvert
SC - South Culvert
T - T-Junction on Ridge Path
Tr - Trail
Wr - Wren Box House
W - Weir