Ballpark Nerd Rank: 20
Opened: 2008 Capacity: 41,888
- Dugout Box sections 114-131
- Club Level sections 206-221
- Right Field Mezzanine sections 223-227
- Gallery sections 308-321
Getting to the Park
Ballpark Nerd recommends taking the Metro to Navy Yard station, other Metro options include the Orange, Blue or Silver Lines to Capitol South Station. Metrobus and the DC Circulator also serve Nationals Park. Parking options are limited and expensive.
- Fans entering Nationals Park main CF Gate are welcomed by statues of Washington Baseball legends Walter Johnson, Josh Gibson and Frank Howard.
- Once through the CF Gate look for the Red Porch, a full-service restaurant located in center field that offers great views of the field.
- Stay in your seats during the fourth inning break to catch the Presidents Race.
- Associated with the nation’s capital, a grove of cherry blossoms is located just beyond the left field bleachers.
- Ring of Honor celebrating players from the Washington Senators, Homestead Grays, and the Montreal Expos.
- Ben’s Chili Bowl Half-Smoke – hot dog topped with Chili Sauce located in sections 109, 140 and 317.
- The DMV – DC Half Smoke topped with Maryland Crab and Virginia Ham
- Blue Smoke BBQ located in section 238.
For the Kids
- Mascot – Screech
- The Nationals Kids Club offers two membership options; the $20 MVP Membership includes a book bag, lunch box, coupon book and a free scoreboard message. The free Rookie Membership includes Jr. Nationals Kids Club membership card with lanyard and special meet and greet opportunities.
- Children can take part in Kids Run the Bases after select Sunday home games.
- Nationals Park offers a family picnic area on the main concourse behind Sections 141-143.
- Located inside the Right Field Gate, the Family Fun Area includes a jungle gym.
While You’re in Town
Trip Advisors’ Top 5 Washington D.C. Attractions:
- Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool
- National Gallery of Art
- Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
- United State Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Library of Congress
For a full list of attractions visit Trip Advisors’ Washington D.C. page.
Ballpark Nerd Recommends – Bring your walking shoes and a good map. Too many museums and memorials to visit, there is something for everyone in the District.
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