Department of Parks and Recreation

Fort C.F. Smith - Directions

 

Fort C.F. Smith is located at 2411 N. 24th St., Arlington. Directions are below, and you can also view a park map. Please call Sharon Casey at 703-243-7329 for further information about Fort C.F. Smith.

Fort C.F. Smith - Historical Sign

FROM I-270, I-495 - Montgomery County, MD

  • Cross the American Legion Bridge / Cabin John Bridge
  • Take the first right exit - George Washington Memorial Parkway, South
  • Take the second exit for 123 - 123N, Chain Bridge Rd.
  • 123 will dead end at a traffic light
  • Turn right onto Glebe Rd., and proceed up the hill
  • Turn right onto Richmond St. (This turn is marked with a directional sign: "Military Rd.", with an arrow
  • Turn left onto Old Glebe Rd. (This turn is also marked with a directional sign: "Military Rd.", with an arrow)
  • Make the next left turn, onto Military Rd.
  • Proceed on Military Rd. approximately 2 miles, then bear left onto Nelly Custis Dr.
  • Proceed on Nelly Custis to the stop sign. Turn left onto Lorcom Lane
  • Proceed up the hill to the first traffic light. Turn left onto Fillmore St.
  • Proceed one block on Fillmore St. Turn right onto 24th St. N.
  • Fort C.F. Smith Park is at 2411 24th St. N., approximately 1/8 mile ahead on the left

FROM I-95 S, Springfield

  • Take I-95 N, then I-395 N
  • Exit at Glebe Rd. N. Take Glebe Rd. N. 2/3rds of the way across the County
  • Turn right onto Lee Highway; proceed to the next traffic light
  • Bear right at the next light to stay on Lee Hwy; immediately get into the left lane
  • Turn left at the next traffic signal onto Lorcom Lane
  • Proceed approximately one mile on Lorcom Lane
  • At the second traffic light turn left onto Fillmore St.
  • Proceed one block on Fillmore St. Turn right onto 24th St. N.
  • Fort C.F. Smith Park is at 2411 24th St. N., approximately 1/8 mile ahead on the left

FROM Washington D.C., Prince Georges County, MD

  • Cross any of the Potomac River Bridges (Teddy Roosevelt, Memorial, 14th St. or Wilson) West into Virginia
  • Exit onto the George Washington Memorial Parkway, North
  • Travel on the Parkway north, until you pass under Key Bridge
  • Take the next left exit, Spout Run Parkway
  • Turn right from Spout Run Parkway onto Lorcom Lane
  • At the first traffic light, turn right onto Fillmore St.
  • Proceed one block on Fillmore St. Turn right onto 24th St. N.
  • Fort C.F. Smith Park is at 2411 24th St. N., approximately 1/8 mile ahead on the left

FROM I-66, Western Virginia

  • Take I-66 East, towards Washington
  • Take exit 72, Spout Run Parkway
  • Turn right at the traffic light at the bottom of the exit ramp, onto Lee Highway
  • Turn left from Lee Highway onto Spout Run Parkway
  • At the first traffic light, turn left onto Lorcom Lane
  • At the first traffic light turn right onto Fillmore
  • Proceed one block on Fillmore St. Turn right onto 24th St. N.
  • Fort C.F. Smith Park is at 2411 24th St. N., approximately 1/8 mile ahead on the le

Last Modified: March 05, 2014
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