The volleyball courts near the Lincoln Memorial are most easily accessed by Metrorail or bus. Visitors utilizing Metrorail should exit at the Foggy Bottom/GWU station and walk about one-half mile south to the courts www.wmata.com. Paid parking garages can be found around the downtown area outside of National Mall and Memorial Parks. Street parking is extremely limited. Parking and towing rules are strictly enforced.
BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE
The Parkway Drive Volleyball courts are located along the Potomac River, northwest of the Lincoln Memorial. The Parkway Drive Volleyball Courts are the only public courts within the memorial core, from the U.S. Capitol to the Potomac River.
The Parkway Drive Volleyball Courts, offer opportunities for small group and team play, on a casual use and competitive use basis.
The Parkway Drive Volleyball Courts are comprised of eleven volleyball courts with sand, nets and court lines. There is also a bulletin board for public information.
The courts are set along the Potomac River, in the shadows of the Lincoln Memorial. The courts are interspersed with tree canopies and hedges.
The Parkway Drive Volleyball Courts are within easy walking distance to the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Women’s Memorial and the Korean War Veterans Memorial. A running/walking trail is along its western border and across the street from three softball fields.