Fort Dupont Park is located in Southeast Washington, DC., east of the Anacostia River. It is not near Dupont Circle. It is bounded by Minnesota Avenue to the west; Ely Place and Ridge Roads to the north; Alabama Avenue to the east; and Massachusetts Avenue to the south. The main driving entrances to the park are Fort Davis Drive and Ridge Road; Fort Davis Drive and Massachusetts Avenue; and Randle Circle and Fort Dupont Drive.
The closest metro rail stops are Minnesota Avenue on the orange line, and Benning Road on the blue line. Fort Dupont Park is served by several Metrobus routes. The most direct buses are the V7 and U2 buses on weekdays, or the V8 bus on weekends.
The summer theater entrance is on Minnesota Avenue and F Street between Ely Place and Randle Circle. The concert stage is located along Fort Dupont Dr., just east of the intersection of Randle Circle and Minnesota Ave. SE. Parking is available on F St. and at the Fort Dupont Ice Arena at 3779 Ely Pl. SE.
– lawn chair(s) or blanket(s)
– bug repellent
– glass containers