Conference Venue

This conference will be hosted at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV, just outside of Washington, D.C.

Address: 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Directions

From Washington Dulles International Airport, Sterling, VA

Tolls vary between $4.00 – $6.00. Credit cards accepted.

  • Depart Airport on the Dulles Access road to Rt. 267 West
  • Take exit 9A and follow signs for Rt. 267 West
  • Keep right at the fork and merge onto Rt. 267 W towards Leesburg
  • Remain on 267 for 13.5 miles
  • Take left lane Exit 1A onto VA – 7 West towards Leesburg/ Warrenton
  • Merge onto VA – 7 West and follow for 3.9 miles
  • Exit onto VA – 9 West towards Hillsboro / Charles Town, West Virginia
  • Follow VA – 9 for 12.5 miles crossing into West Virginia
  • Continue straight on WV – 9 approximately 5 miles
  • Take right exit to remain on WV – 9 towards Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • Continue on WV – 9 for 7.4 miles
  • Take exit for WV – 480 / Leetown Rd
  • At bottom of the ramp turn right onto WV – 480 North toward Shepherdstown follow for 5.9 Miles into Shepherdstown.
  • At the Stop Sign proceed straight through the intersection
  • Drive downhill, past student crosswalks and turn Left onto Shepherd Grade Road for 3 miles
  • NCTC entrance will be on the right
  • Proceed through the gate and follow signs to registration in the entry/auditorium building. If the gate is closed, push call button for assistance.

From Reagan National Airport, Arlington, VA (formerly Washington National)

  • Exit the Airport on George Washington Memorial Pkwy North and follow for 11.5 miles
  • Exit right and merge onto I-495 N toward Maryland and follow for 4.4 miles
  • Exit left onto I-270 Spur following signs for I-270
  • Merge onto I-270 N and follow for 29.1 miles
  • Take exit 32 and merge onto I-70 W towards Hagerstown
  • In 1.2 miles take exit 52 and merge onto US-15 S/ US 340 W
  • Follow US 340 W to West Virginia for 21.3 miles (staying right when US-15 splits off)
  • Turn right at traffic light onto WV-230 N, followed by an immediate left to remain on WV-230
  • Follow WV-230 for 8.8 miles to Shepherdstown. Cross Railroad tracks and turn right on South Princess St.
  • Follow to German street, turn left.  Go up hill to Four-Way Stop (Intersection of German and Duke Streets).  Turn Right
  • Drive down hill 0.2 miles, past student cross walk and turn left on Shepherd Grade Road (SGR).
  • Follow SGR for 3.3 miles – turn right into NCTC gate.
  • Proceed through the gate and follow signs to registration in the entry/auditorium building. If the gate is closed, push call button for assistance.

From Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Baltimore, MD

Use the free shuttle service (lower level) to Consolidated Rental Car Facility

  • Turn right departing rental facility onto New Ridge Road
  • Travel approximately 1 mile to Route 100 West toward Ellicott City, Maryland
  • Follow to Route 29 North toward I-70
  • Merge onto I-70 West via Exit 25B toward Frederick, Maryland
  • Travel 35 miles W on I-70 – merge onto US 340 West via Exit 52 toward Charles Town, West Virginia
  • Travel 21 miles on US 340 to second traffic light at Rt. 230. Turn right on Rt. 230
  • Follow Rt. 230 for 8.9 miles to Shepherdstown.  Cross Railroad tracks and turn right on South Princess St.
  • Follow to German Street, turn left.  Go up hill to Four-Way Stop (Intersection of German and Duke Streets). Turn Right
  • Drive down hill 0.2 miles, past student cross walk and turn left on Shepherd Grade Road (SGR)
  • Follow SGR for 3.3 miles – turn right into NCTC gate.
  • Proceed through the gate and follow signs to registration in the entry/auditorium building. If the gate is closed, push call button for assistance.

From Martinsburg, WV

  • From I-81, take exit 16 (Rt 9 East – Edwin Miller Blvd.)
  • Travel 1.7 miles E on Rt 9 – left at light onto Rt 45 E
  • Travel 8.3 miles E on Rt 45 – to Shepherdstown. Proceed through ALT 480 light.
  • Left at 4-way stop in Shepherdstown
  • Travel 0.2 miles N on Rt 480 – Take the third left onto Shepherd Grade Road (SGR)
  • Travel 3.3 miles on SGR – turn right into NCTC gate.
  • Proceed through the gate and follow signs to registration in the entry/auditorium building. If gate is closed, push call button for assistance.

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