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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Driving directions to the Beltsville Area Research Center from:

Driving directions to the U.S. National Arboretum

Driving from the North

  • Take I-95 to the Capital Beltway (I-95/495 SOUTH) toward Richmond and College Park
  • Alternatively, take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (I-295) SOUTH to the Capital Beltway (I-95/495) NORTH toward Baltimore
  • Follow local directions

    OR ALTERNATIVELY

  • Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (I-295)
  • Exit at Powder Mill Road WEST (Rte 212)
  • Turn LEFT onto Baltimore Blvd (Rte 1)
  • Turn RIGHT onto Circle Drive

Return to top Driving from the West

  • Take I-66 EAST or I-270 SOUTH to the Capital Beltway(I-495)
  • Take I-495 EAST toward Baltimore and Silver Spring
  • Follow local directions

Return to top Driving from the South

  • Take I-95 to the Capital Beltway(I-95/I-495)
  • Take I-495 NORTH toward Baltimore
  • Follow local directions

Return to top Driving from the East

  • Take Route 50 WEST to the Capital Beltway(I-495)
  • Take I-95/I-495 NORTH toward Baltimore
  • Follow local directions

Return to top Driving from Washington, D.C.(Northwest/Southwest)

  • Take 16th St. NORTH (becomes Georgia Avenue) to the Capital Beltway (I-495)
  • Take I-495 EAST toward Baltimore
  • Follow local directions

Return to top Driving from Washington, D.C.(Northeast/Southeast)

  • Take Rhode Island Ave. (U.S. 1) NORTH (becomes Baltimore Avenue)
  • Continue on U.S. 1 until you see the 14-story National Agricultural Library on the right
  • Follow local directions

Last Modified: 2/28/2014
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