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Directions to Road Women's Hockey Venues

Directions to road games for RPI Women's Hockey. All these assume you can make it from wherever you are to the main arteries out of the Capital District, such as I-87, NY-7, NY-2 and the New York Thruway. Distances shown are from Troy and are approximate. Your mileage may vary.
 

Bemidji State

Coordinates: 47.463528, -94.854071

New York Thruway (I-90) West and stay on I-90 through New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and into Wisconsin. Near Tomah, Wisconsin, leave I-90 and continue west on I-94 until Exit 70, then head north on US-53. Continue on US-53, which eventually merges with US-2 (near Amnicon Falls, Wisconsin), into Superior, Wisconsin. When US-2 and US-53 split in Superior, follow US-2 and cross the bridge into Minnesota. Remain on US-2 to until the intersection with Washington Avenue (MI-197), then follow MI-197 North into Bemidji, where it merges into Paul Bunyon Drive, remaining MI-197. Shortly after the merge comes the intersection with First Street. Turn right onto First. Continue to the intersection with Grant Avenue, then take a left into the entrance for the Bemidji Regional Event Center.

Distance: 1,455 miles (2,342 km)

 

Brown

Coordinates: 41.831112, -71.398866

If at Yale the night before: Find I-95 North, which heads towards Providence and pick up the directions below at **.

If coming from Troy: I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turnpike East to Exit 10A, then take MA-146 South, which leads all the way to Providence (on RI-146). When RI-146 merges with I-95 South, stay to the left. ** Exit I-95 at the I-195 interchange (Exit 20) and take I-195 East towards Cape Cod, then get off at Exit 3 (Gano Street). Go to the bottom of the ramp and turn right. At the fourth light take a left onto Angel Street. Go up the hill and take a right on to Hope Street. Meehan Auditorium is one-quarter mile down on the right side.

Distance from Yale: 105 miles (169 km)

Distance from Troy: 180 miles (290 km)

 

Clarkson

Coordinates: 44.664318, -75.001768

If at St. Lawrence the night before: Get on US-11 North. Follow US-11 all the way to Potsdam and take a right at the main entrance to the Clarkson campus (it is indicated by brick walls labeled with "Clarkson University"). Continue straight until there is a large parking lot on the right side. At the end of that parking lot is the Cheel Center, which contains Cheel Arena.

If coming from Troy: I-87 North to Exit 23. After exiting head west and follow the signs leading to NY-28. Take NY-28 North into Indian Lake, then pick up NY-30. Follow NY-30 to Tupper Lake, then take NY-3 West. After about 18 miles, take a right onto NY-56 North and follow it to Potsdam. At the second light after passing SUNY Potsdam, take a left and follow US-11 South. At the downtown intersection (in front of the Clarkson Inn), bear left. Continue on US-11. At the next major intersection (it is a little odd), go left and remain on US-11 until the left appears for the main entrance to the Clarkson campus (it is indicated by brick walls labeled with "Clarkson University"). Enter the campus and continue straight until there is a large parking lot on the right side. At the end of that parking lot is the Cheel Center, which contains Cheel Arena.

Distance from St. Lawrence: 10 miles (16 km)

Distance from Troy: 200 miles (322 km)

 

Colgate

Coordinates: 42.814896, -75.542456

New York Thruway (I-90) West to Exit 33 (Verona-Rome-Oneida). Follow NY-365 West to Oneida Castle, then take NY-5 West (briefly) to NY-46 South. Continue on NY-46 South until it intersects with NY-12B, then follow NY-12B South. NY-12B leads directly into Hamilton. Drive through town; go past a pond on the left. Go through the light. Most of the college is on the left. Starr Rink is on the right (not signed, but with the other Colgate athletic facilities). It is the second curved-roofed building. NOTE: The hospital is further beyond Starr Rink. Turn around if the hospital appears.

Distance: 130 miles (209 km)

 

Cornell

Coordinates: 42.445469, -76.477468

If at Colgate the night before: If staying close to Hamilton, take US-20 West to I-81 South. If staying close to Utica, take the New York Thruway (I-90) West to I-81 South. Either way, follow I-81 South to Exit 11, then take NY-13 South into Ithaca. It becomes a divided highway just before the city. After it becomes an undivided road again, continue until reaching the intersection with NY-79 (Green Street). Take a left onto Green; go through the business district, until the intersection with Stewart Avenue and East State Street. Go left onto Stewart and up the hill. Pick up the directions below at **.

If coming from Troy: New York Thruway (I-90) West to Exit 25A. I-88 South to Exit 8, then take NY-206 West until it intersects with NY-79 near Whitney Point (about 30 miles). Follow NY-79 into Ithaca. After passing the Mitchell Street, then Eddy Street, intersections, there is an intersection with Stewart and Green. Go right onto Stewart Avenue and up the hill. When the road forks (Stewart left, Campus Road right), take Campus Road to the right. ** Keep right at the next fork (West Avenue) and go around the bend. At the intersection with Central stay on Campus Road and Lynah Rink appears farther ahead on the left. Before Lynah is a parking garage on the right.

Distance from Colgate: 80 miles (129 km)

Distance from Troy: 190 miles (306 km)

 

Dartmouth

Coordinates: 43.700902, -72.280727

If at Harvard the night before: Find I-93 North. The Mass Pike (I-90), heading east, leads to I-93 (the Big Dig). Follow I-93 North into New Hampshire. At Exit 11 in New Hampshire, leave I-93 and take I-89 North. Shortly after crossing into Vermont, I-89 intersects I-91. Take I-91 North and pick up the directions below at **.

If coming from Troy: NY-7 East to near the Vermont border. When NY-7 takes a right at an intersection, head straight on the Bennington Bypass, labeled TO VT-279. Follow VT-279 until it intersects US-7. Take US-7 North into Manchester, and then follow VT-11 across the state, past the major ski areas, until it intersects I-91. ** Follow I-91 North to Exit 13. Head east after exiting; go across the bridge and up a hill. Go through the first light, snake through campus, and at the second light take a right onto NH-120 (South Park Street). Continue on NH-120 South to the next traffic light, then take a left at this light to enter the Thompson Arena parking lot.

Distance from Harvard: 125 miles (201 km)

Distance from Troy: 145 miles (233 km)

 

Harvard

Coordinates: 42.368318, -71.127163

I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Follow the Turnpike until Exit 18, the Allston/Cambridge exit, and follow the signs to Allston/Brighton, which leads onto Cambridge Street. Turn right at the second set of lights onto North Harvard Street and continue for one mile to Harvard Stadium Gate 6. Turn left into the gate and follow the road around the stadium and the Bright Hockey Center is ahead on the left.

Distance: 180 miles (290 km)

 

New Hampshire

Coordinates: 43.139680, -70.934419

I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turnpike East to Exit 10 (I-290). Take I-290 East to I-495 (Exit 26). Follow I-495 North to I-95 just south of the New Hampshire border. Follow I-95 North into New Hampshire. Take Exit 4 (left side of highway), the "Spaulding Turnpike" exit. Take Exit 6W off Spaulding Turnpike towards Concord/Durham, which is US-4 West. Go approximately four miles and continue straight through a traffic light (Madbury Road) and proceed another 1.5 miles to the NH-155A exit, marked "University of New Hampshire." Take a left turn off the ramp and proceed approximately one mile. The Whittemore Center Arena is on the left.

Distance: 230 miles (370 km)

 

North Dakota

Coordinates: 47.927705, -97.071366

New York Thruway (I-90) West and stay on I-90 through New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and into Wisconsin until Exit 45, the intersection with I-94. Follow I-94 through the rest of Wisconsin, Minnesota and into North Dakota. At the intersection with I-29 (Exit 349B), follow I-29 North. Leave I-29 at Exit 141 (Gateway Drive/US-2) and head east. Ralph Engelstad Arena is approximately three-quarter mile ahead on the left, surrounded by parking.

Distance: 1,550 miles (2,494 km)

 

Princeton

Coordinates: 40.342925, -74.657789

If at Quinnipiac the night before: Take I-95 South. I-91 South leads to I-95. After entering New York there is a choice of routes. The direct route is through NYC, staying on I-95, which leads to the George Washington Bridge. Continue on I-95 until the New Jersey Turnpike, then take the Turnpike south and pick up the directions below at **. To avoid the city, leave I-95 at Exit 21 and take I-287 across the Tappan Zee Bridge. Leave I-287 at Exit 13 and follow the Palisades Parkway South into New Jersey. This terminates at I-95. Follow I-95 West until the New Jersey Turnpike. ** Take the Turnpike South to Exit 9. Stay in the right lane approaching the toll booth for the right turn onto NJ-18. Soon after entering NJ-18, remain to the left when the road forks. This leads over US-1 and it is necessary to bear right immediately for the exit to US-1 South. These turns occur in rapid succession. Follow US-1 South into Penns Neck to Washington Road (CR-571). Turn right onto Washington Road towards Princeton. Take a left onto Faculty Road, then a right onto Elm Drive. At the circle, go around 270 degrees (a left from Elm) and head straight. Go behind the parking garage and Baker Rink is ahead on the right.

If coming from Troy: New York Thruway (I-87) South to Exit 15. Follow I-287 South to Exit 17, then US-206 South into Princeton. When US-206 takes a right turn at a stoplight, take a left onto Nassau Street. Less than one-half mile later take a right onto Washington Road. Follow Washington Road down the hill to Faculty Road, take a right onto Faculty Road, then a right onto Elm Drive. At the circle, go around 270 degrees (a left from Elm) and head straight. Go behind the parking garage and Baker Rink is ahead on the right.

Distance from Quinnipiac: 145 miles (233 km)

Distance from Troy: 195 miles (314 km)

 

Quinnipiac

Coordinates: 41.413880, -72.911225

I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turnpike East to Exit 4, then take I-91 South to Exit 10. Follow CT-40 West (Mount Carmel Connector) until it terminates at CT-10, then follow CT-10 (Whitney Avenue) North. Stay on CT-10 for three-quarter mile, then take a left onto Sherman Avenue. The entrance to the TD Bank Sports Center is approximately one-quarter mile on the right and is well signed.

Distance: 155 miles (249 km)

 

St. Lawrence

Coordinates: 44.586395, -75.166052

I-87 North to Exit 23. After exiting head west and follow the signs leading to NY-28. Take NY-28 North into Indian Lake, picking up NY-30. Follow NY-30 to Tupper Lake, then take NY-3 West. After about 18 miles, take a right onto NY-56 North and follow it into Colton, then take NY-68. After about 3.5 miles there is a fork in the road and NY-68 goes to the right. Bear left onto Pierrepont-Canton Road, which eventually becomes Brick Chapel Road and intersects with Canton-Russell Road. Continue north on Canton-Russell Road and after crossing the bridge St. Lawrence University appears ahead. Take a left onto Maple Street. At the end of Maple, turn left onto Miner Street. Appleton Arena appears shortly on the left.

Distance: 210 miles (338 km)

 

Union

Coordinates: 42.817793, -73.924933

NY-7 West. Bear right when choosing at the Union Street/NY-7 fork. This is Union Street. After approximately 2.5 miles, there is a light with the college entrance just ahead on the right. Do not go into the college, continue straight and shortly reach the intersection with Seward Place. Take a right onto Seward. At the next major intersection (with Nott Street), take a right. Entrances to the college and parking soon appear on the right. Messa Rink is to the east after parking. Just follow the people.

Distance: 20 miles (32 km)

 

Vermont

Coordinates: 44.469849, -73.193665

I-87 North to Exit 20 (Whitehall). At the light take a left and follow NY-149 East to Ft. Ann (about 13 miles), then take US-4 North into Vermont. After US-4 becomes a divided highway (shortly after the border), take the first exit and follow VT-22A North. This merges with US-7 at Vergennes (about 40 miles). Follow US-7 to I-189 (about 25 more miles). Take I-189 to I-89 North. Get off at Exit 14W. Go right across the bridge, through the first light, then take a right at the second light for the left turn onto Spear Street (follow the signs, it is similar to a jughandle). When the road forks after the intersection, bear right, after that keep to the left. Gutterson Fieldhouse is at the top of the hill.

Distance: 135 miles (217 km)

 

Yale

Coordinates: 41.316792, -72.924936

I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turnpike East to Exit 4, then take I-91 South into New Haven. Leave I-91 at Exit 3, the Trumbull Connector exit. Make a right onto Whitney Avenue (the second main intersection), then take a left onto Sachem Street. Ingalls Rink appears on the right at the corner of Prospect and Sachem Streets.

Distance: 155 miles (249 km)