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Headquarters Directions

Find out how to get to the USGS National Center.

Map showing Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with USGS National Center location marked. Detailed map insert of visitor parking

USGS National Center

12201 Sunrise Valley Drive

Reston, Virginia 20192 


Directions from Metrobus or Metrorail:

For exact information regarding bus numbers, fares, and times of departure, visit the Metrobus website.

The Fairfax Connector951 bus for Reston, Sunrise Valley Drive, Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station (Silver Line) - schedule (PDF)

Directions from the Beltway (I-495):

Take the Dulles Toll Road (State Route 267) west to exit 12, Reston Parkway. Turn left (south) onto Reston Parkway. At the second light, turn right onto Sunrise Valley Drive, and at the second light, turn left at USGS Drive. A sign will indicate Visitor's parking.

Check the Dulles Toll Road website for current toll rates.