Directions to Lockhouse 6

6100 Clara Barton Parkway
Bethesda, MD 20816
38.944867, -77.123729

Please Note: Clara Barton Parkway is closed to eastbound traffic from 2:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Monday- Friday. You can only access Lockhouse 6 prior to 2:30 p.m. or after 7:15 p.m. Monday-Friday due to this traffic pattern change. Please plan your arrival accordingly.

If you are unable to reach Lockhouse 6 prior to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, you may park at the Brookmont Church, and use the crosswalk provided across Clara Barton Parkway to access Lockhouse 6. To reach the Brookmont Church, please use the following directions:

Directions to Brookmont Church from Glen Echo: Travel along MacArthur Blvd., towards the District of Columbia. Take a right onto Maryland Avenue to enter the Brookmont neighborhood. Take the second right onto Broad Street and follow for one block. Street parking is permitted adjacent to the Brookmont Church. To access the Lockhouse from street parking, continue to follow Broad Street for one block and take a left on Valley Road. At the end of Valley Rd. you will see a footpath down to Clara Barton Parkway. Please use caution in crossing Clara Barton Parkway.

To Lockhouse 6:

From Georgetown: Take M St. out of Georgetown until you get to Canal Rd. Take Left onto Canal Rd. Follow Canal Rd past Chainbridge. Lock 6 parking area will be the first parking area on your left. It is approximately 1 mile past Chainbridge.

From VA 495 beltway: Take exit 41 (Carderock). Travel east towards the city. You will enter Clara Barton Pkwy. The parkway will change names to Canal Rd. The Lock 6 parking lot will be on your right.

From MD 495 Beltway: Take exit 40 Cabin John Parkway toward DC. Travel east towards the city. Then take the Clara Barton Pkwy towards DC. The parkway will change names to Canal Rd. The Lock 6 parking lot will be on your right.