Head of the Lake
- Hosted By: Lake Washington Rowing Club
- 2021 Registered Regatta
Due to a Husky home football game on Saturday November 6th, there is no parking on the UW Athletic Campus until early Sunday morning. This includes parking areas E-1 and E-18. If you are arriving with a trailer on Saturday contact Don Kuehn for alternative parking arrangements.
Limited Parking is available for trailers at LWRC on Saturday and Sunday. You MUST contact Don to make arrangements to park at LWRC.
NEW for 2021 Due to dock closures at the WAC, all car topped boats must launch and land from Conibear (WAC). See details below.
If you are arriving with a boat trailer for HOTL, you MUST contact Don Kuehn and provide him with your contact information.
On Sunday morning, trailers may start arriving at 4:30 AM. (North Gate will be open) You MUST enter from the NORTH gate of lot E-1 to reach lot E-18. No trailers will be allowed to enter through the south gate of E-18. Please review the Parking Map... for detail. ALL trailers must remain parked in lot E-18 during the regatta.
BOAT RIGGING AND OAR STAGING
You must rig your boats in E-18 and walk them to the shellhouse for launching. No boats may be rigged or staged in E-8 or the wood chip area. You may pre-stage blades in the wood chip area.
CAR TOPPED SHELLS
Due to dock closures at the WAC, all car topped boats must launch and land from Conibear (WAC). There is NO launching and landing at the WAC. Cars with shells can park in E18 with the trailers. ALL CARS NEED TO ENTER THE E-1 PARKING LOT AT THE NORTH ENTRANCE. The south entrance will be closed.
ALL BUSES NEED TO ENTER THE E-1 PARKING LOT AT THE NORTH ENTRANCE. The south entrance will be closed.
Cars can park in E-1 or E-18. ALL CARS NEED TO ENTER THE E-1 PARKING LOT AT THE NORTH ENTRANCE. The south entrance will be closed.
Directions to UW Boathouse
Directions to E-12 (Car Top Boats) from Highway 520 Take the Montlake Boulevard exit. Continue north on Montlake Boulevard, crossing the drawbridge.Turn right into the Husky Stadium parking lot adjacent to NE Pacific Street.
Directions to E-18 (Trailers, Busses, Cars) from I-5 Take the NE 45th Street exit (exit #169) from I-5 and continue east on NE 45th Street approximately 1.4 miles to Mary Gates Memorial Drive. Turn right onto Mary Gates Memorial Drive. Go one block and turn right onto Clark Road. At the end of Clark Road you will find the entrance to the E1 lot.
Directions to E-18 (Trailers, Busses, Cars) from Highway 520: Take the Montlake Boulevard exit. Continue north on Montlake Boulevard, crossing the drawbridge. You will pass Husky Stadium and Hec Edmundson Pavilion on your right. When the road forks, bear right to stay on Montlake Boulevard. Turn right at Mary Gates Memorial Drive. Go one block and turn right onto Clark
Road. At the end of Clark Road you will find the entrance to the E-1 lot.
Directions to LWRC Boathouse
910 N. Northlake Way Seattle, WA 98103
From I-5 N or S: Take exit 169 – NE 45th St / University of Washington exit, and head west on 45th. Continue to Stone Way N (less than one mile). Turn left (south) on Stone Way and continue for approximately a mile. Go past the last light, at 34th Ave N and Stone Way and veer right (west), onto N. Northlake Way. The boathouse will be on your right, about a third of a mile down.
From 520: Exit at Montlake. Cross the Montlake bridge and take a left (heading West) at NE Pacific St. Pacific turns into N Pacific which meets N Northlake Way at 36th St. Follow Northlake Way approximately 1.4 miles. Do not follow the arterial to Stone Way. Instead continue straight on N Northlake. The boathouse will be on your right, approximately 1/3 mile down the road
From central Seattle north across the Fremont Bridge: Turn right onto N 34th Street immediately after the bridge, then take your first right down the steep hill directly underneath the Aurora Bridge (entrance to Adobe). Take a left at the stop sign. The boathouse will be on your left.