If you live in the city, we encourage you to walk or ride your bike to the market if possible! 

In Albany:
The Washington Park Lake House is located closest to the park entrance at Madison Ave. and New Scotland Ave. in Albany. If you enter the park at this intersection, keep to the right to park on Washington Park Rd. inside of the park. (Click here for a map). Street parking is also available on Madison Ave. and the other streets surrounding the park.

Outside of Albany:
Take I-87 toward Albany. Take exit 6 from I-90W and follow US-9 S to Henry Johnson Blvd. Take Henry Johnson Blvd. straight, crossing over Central Avenue. This road will lead directly into Washington Park and you can park on the street anywhere in the Park.


There are bike racks located near the Lake House. 


Choose Rensselaer-Albany, NY as your destination (ALB). Walk to the bus stop at East St. and Herrick St. and take the 114 Bus West. Get off at Madison Ave. and New Scotland Ave., and the park entrance will be on your right. Taxi cabs are also available from the Amtrak station. 


The Washington Park Lake House is easily accessible from many bus routes in the city. Use the guide below to see which bus lines are accessible to the Park. CDTA Bus Schedules are available here.