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Woodglen Park & Ride Lot

The NIH is leasing 300 parking spaces at the Woodglen parking lot in Rockville, MD. This commuter parking area is used for employees and Training Center students for 3WF, which is less than a quarter-mile walk to 3WF. An NIH Shuttle stops have been added to the NSC, White Flint NSC Circulator and Woodglen shuttle routes to accommodate commuters parked at Woodglen.  

To park at the Woodglen satellite lot, NIH employees and contractors/tenants must display an official NIH Parking Permit (the one that hangs from the rearview mirror), a DATS-issued dashboard temporary placard, or an NIH Training Center Student Parking Permit.  There is no fee to park at the satellite lot; however, failure to display a proper permit could result in your vehicle being towed at the owner's expense.

Employees and contractors/tenants may request an NIH Parking Permit online by logging in to https://commuter.ors.od.nih.gov/.  Questions or concerns email the NIH Parking Office (nihparkingoffice@nih.gov).  

 

 Directions to Woodglen Park & Ride Lot

Google Maps GPS Address: Woodglen Drive & Nicholson Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852

From points North:
Travel south on Rockville Pike (MD-355). Turn right onto Nicholson Lane and travel approximately 0.1 miles. Turn left into the commuter parking lot immediately after the traffic light at Woodglen Drive.

From points South:
Travel north on Rockville Pike (MD-355). Turn left onto Nicholson Lane and travel approximately 0.1 miles. Turn left into the commuter parking lot immediately after the traffic light at Woodglen Drive.

 

Rock Springs Satellite Parking Lot

The NIH is leasing 400 parking spaces at the Rock Spring Satellite Lot in Bethesda, MD. This parking area is for employees and visitors for Rockledge I/II buildings, which is a 5-minute walk. An NIH Shuttle stop has been added to the Rockledge and Rock Spring Circulator shuttle routes to accommodate commuters parked at the lot.

To park at the Rock Spring satellite lot, NIH employees and contractor/tenants must display an official NIH Parking Permit (the one that hangs from the rearview mirror), or a DATS-issued dashboard temporary placard. There is no fee to park at the satellite lot; however, failure to display a proper permit could result in your vehicle being towed at the owner’s expense.

 

Employees and contractors/tenants may request an NIH Parking Permit online by logging into https://commuter.ors.od.nih.gov/.  Questions or concerns email the NIH Parking Office (nihparkingoffice@nih.gov).  


 

Directions to Rock Spring  Parking Lot

Google Maps GPS Address: 6605 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817

From points North:

Travel South on Rockville Pike (MD-355). Take I-270 South to Exit 1 - Rockledge Dr. Use the right lane to take exit 1 onto Rockledge Dr. In approximately 177 feet (after traffic light) make a U-turn and the parking lot is immediately on the right.

From points South:

Travel north on Rockville Pike (MD-355). Take I-270 North to Exit 1B - Rockledge Dr. Use the middle lane to turn left onto Rockledge Dr. In approximately 177 feet (after traffic light) make a U-turn and the parking lot is immediately on the right.


 

Off-Campus Parking - Leased Buildings

The Division of Amenities and Transportation Services (DATS) manages parking on the NIH Main Campus and Rockledge I/II. For parking information at all other off-campus NIH leased buildings, please contact the building manager, administrative officer or, if you are a visitor, the NIH employee you have been in contact with, as appropriate. 

 NIH Employee Transportation Services Office (NIH Parking Office)

For more information, please contact the NIH Parking Office at 301-496-5050 or nihparkingoffice@nih.gov.