Driving Directions to Green Bank

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  • From Charleston, WV or Roanoke, VA: Via I-77 and I-64 exit at White Sulphur Springs and take Rt. 92 N.

  • From Pittsburgh: Via I-79, exit at Weston/Buckhannon, and travel Rt. 33 E. to Elkins. Then take Rt. 92 S.

  • From Washington DC: Via I-66, exit at Strasburg, travel Rt. 55 to Rt. 28 S.

  • From Winchester: Via I-81, exit at Rt. 33 in Harrisonburg, then to Rt. 28 S.

  • From Richmond: Via I-64, exit onto Rt. 250 W. at Staunton, VA. Travel Rt. 250 to Rt. 92 S.

  • From the Greater Pittsburgh International Airport: Go east on route 60 to US 22/30. Follow 22/30 east to Interstate 79. Take I-79 south through Clarksburg, WV to the US 33 exit near Buckhannon, WV. Go east on US 33 through Buckhannon to Elkins, WV. Turn south on US 250/219 to go to Huttonsville. In Huttonsville, take US 250 (route 92) southeast to Bartow. Follow route 92/28 south to Green Bank.
  • From Washington Dulles International Airport: Go south on route 28 to Interstate 66. Take I-66 west to I-81. From here, there are two alternative routes to Green Bank:
    1. Follow I-81 south to the exit for route 55 near Strasburg, VA. Go west on 55 to Moorefield, WV. Turn south on US 220/55, and drive to Petersburg, WV. Go south on route 28/55 to Seneca Rocks. Continue south on 28 through Judy Gap to Bartow. Follow route 92/28 south to Green Bank.

    2. Follow I-81 south to Harrisonburg, VA. Go west on US 33 through Franklin, WV to Judy Gap. Turn south on route 28, and drive to Bartow, WV. Follow route 92/28 south to Green Bank.

  • From Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport: Go east (straight) on Airport Road to US 29. Take 29 south to US 250, and follow 250 west to Interstate 64. Go west on I-64 to Interstate 81 near Staunton, VA. After travelling north on I-81 for about two miles, take the Woodrow Wilson Parkway exit (Route 275). Go west on the parkway to US 250, and follow 250 west to Monterey, VA. In Monterey, turn south on US 220, and shortly thereafter, veer west on route 84 to go to Frost, WV. Follow route 92/28 north to Green Bank.

The entrance to the observatory is about one-half mile north of "downtown" Green Bank on the west side of route 92/28. Look for the Jansky and Reber antennas. They are located on either side of the entrance.

The residence hall is the first building on the right as one enters the observatory. Adequate parking is provided on the west side of the residence hall. Enter the residence hall through the double glass doors on the west side of the building. Room assignments are posted on a black board in the lobby. Room keys are kept in individual white envelopes near the black board. The observer's lounge is located on the second floor of the residence hall, directly above the entrance.

Modified on Monday, 14-Jul-2003 14:00:30 EDT