The following information is provided for the benefit of those wishing to participate in YREs in the Washington, DC area. The table lists those events which can be reached by Metro, giving directions for getting to the Start Point.

For additional information about the walks themselves, please check the most recent Starting Point for a description of the walk and for the phone number for the Point of Contact.

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This page last modified 01/14/16

Name of YRE Train to take Stop to get off How to get from Metro to Start Point
Washington DC Area Volksmarching Club
Washington DC Mall & Monument Walk
[Y0231]
Orange or Blue Line Foggy Bottom/GWU
[George Washington University]
After coming up the escalator onto 23rd Street, turn right (remaining on 23rd Street) and walk three blocks (crossing four streets) to Virginia Avenue. Turn right and walk one block to the Columbia Plaza apartment sign. Turn left at the sign, staying to the right of the underground entrance. The Consul, West Lobby reception desk is the second set of glass doors on the right. The doors to the lobby are locked at 7:30 p.m and are unlocked at 7:00 a.m. There are instructions on the door to ring the Reception Desk Personnel if you arrive outside of these hours. The starting point is the reception desk, The Consul, West Lobby.
Iwo Jima Memorial
[Y1563]
Orange or Blue Line Foggy Bottom-GWU After coming up the escalator onto 23rd Street, turn right (remaining on 23rd Street) and walk three blocks (crossing four streets) to Virginia Avenue. Turn right and walk one block to the Columbia Plaza apartment sign. Turn left at the sign, staying to the right of the underground entrance. The Consul, West Lobby reception desk is the second set of glass doors on the right. The doors to the lobby are locked at 7:30 p.m and are unlocked at 7:00 a.m. There are instructions on the door to ring the Reception Desk Personnel if you arrive outside of these hours. The starting point is the reception desk, The Consul, West Lobby.
Seneca Valley Sugarloafers
Washington Zoo
[Y0552]
Red Line Woodley Park/Zoo Exit the Woodley Park/Zoo Metro station to Connecticut Avenue. McDonalds is 1/2 block south on Connecticut Avenue.
Embassy Row
[Y0553]
Red Line Woodley Park/Zoo Exit the Woodley Park/Zoo Metro station to Connecticut Avenue. McDonalds is 1/2 block south on Connecticut Avenue.
Wheaton Walk
[Y1167]
Red Line Wheaton Exit the Wheaton Metro station and walk north on Georgia Avenue for one block. The Caramelo Bakery is on the corner of Georgia and Price Avenues.
Georgetown
[Y1395]
Red Line Woodley Park/Zoo Exit the Woodley Park/Zoo Metro station to Connecticut Avenue. McDonalds is 1/2 block south on Connecticut Avenue.
Northern Virginia Volksmarchers
"Old Town" Alexandria
[Y0061]
Yellow or Blue Line King Street Exit the station and turn left to the first street, King Street. Turn left to walk along King under the underpass to the next street (Callahan). Carefully cross Callahan with the traffic signal and walk up the steps to the Memorial on the hill before you.
Ballston
[Y0060]
Orange Line Ballston/Marymount U. Exit the station and turn right at top of escalator. At corner of building, bear left and walk between the building and Stuart Street for 1 block to 9th Street. Cross 9th and bear left to walk into the main entrance of the National Science Foundation building. Start point 1st floor of NSF building, near reception desk inside main entrance, fronts to 9th/Stuart. Start box on shelves near reception desk.
Great Greenbelt Volksmarchers
College Park
[Y1044] & [Y1045]
Green Line College Park Exit the Metro station and walk (north) to Paint Branch Parkway. Turn right and walk to Corporal Frank Scott Drive (first left). Turn left onto Corporal Frank Scott Drive and walk two blocks to College Avenue. At College Avenue turn right and proceed to the College Park Airport Operations building, the start point for the walk.
U.S. Freedom Walk Festival Club
Arlington
[Y0190] & [Y1912]
Orange or Silver Line Courthouse Exit the Metro station onto N. Uhle St. and turn left onto Clarendon Blvd. Proceed for about 1/4 of a mile. Turn left onto N. Oak St. The Residence Inn is on the left.

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