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Important Road Closures

 

On September 18 through December 1, Ellipse Road will be closed between the National Capitol Columns and the Bonsai Museum parking lot. Meadow Road will be closed between the Bonsai Museum parking lot and Valley Road.

 

 

mobile appHave you tried our mobile app?

 

The U.S. National Arboretum mobile app will help guests navigate the vast grounds of the Arboretum via a digital map. A search feature will allow visitors to explore the collections and other features, learn about available visitor services, and locate a memorial bench or tree with greater ease. Tours, exhibits, events and gardens are programmed into the app to let visitors know in “real time” what they can see during their visit. 

 

Supported by both the iOS and Android platforms, the app will complement the existing signage and other ways of navigating the Arboretum’s many gardens and other features.

 

 

 

R Street Entrance Closing

 

Beginning March 1, the R Street Entrance will be CLOSED after 2:00 pm. Monday through Friday. Bicycles, pedestrians, official visitors, volunteers, tours, and contractors will be allowed to enter through R Street between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. All others must use the New York Avenue Entrance between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Traffic will be able to exit through the R Street gate during these closure hours.

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