Directions to Fort Myer

Fort Myer, Virginia, is located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery. Fort Myer has three gates:

Hatfield Gate on Washington Blvd. at South 2nd Street - Main gate, open at all times

Wright Gate on Marshall Dr. at Meade St. just off Rte 110 - Daily: DOD ID Card Holders - 5 a.m. to 11 p.m; Visitors - 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Henry Gate on Arlington Blvd. (U.S. Rt. 50) at North Pershing Dr. - Closed.

All Visitors must access the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH through Hatfield Gate between the hours of 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.

FROM THE SOUTH ON INTERSTATE 95:

Inside the Capital Beltway, 1-95 becomes 1-395. Proceed north toward Washington. Take Exit 8A (7 miles inside the Beltway), marked "Washington Blvd., Route 27." Bear left on the ramp, following the signs. Exit Washington Blvd. to the right at the exit marked "Fort Myer Only."

FROM THE WEST ON INTERSTATE 66:

Proceed on 1-66 inside the Capital Beltway. Take exit 26 (7 miles inside the Beltway) marked "Route 110 South, Pentagon, Alexandria." Pass the Iwo Jima Memorial on your right, then immediately turn right onto Marshall Drive and continue 3/4 miles to Fort Myer gate.

FROM THE NORTH ON THE CAPITAL BELTWAY (I-495):

Immediately after crossing the American Legion Bridge into Virginia, exit to the right onto the George Washington Memorial Parkway, toward Washington, Exit 43-44. Merge onto the Parkway, then take exit toward US-50. Merge onto Arlington Blvd/US-50. Proceed west in the right lane to a ramp for Ft. Myer Drive/Meade Street. Make a left turn, pass by the Iwo Jima Memorial on your left, proceed to the stop sign and turn right into Ft. Myer.

FROM D.C.:

Take 1-395 out of the city and into Virginia. Pass the Pentagon and take Exit 8A for Washington Blvd. Proceed on Washington Blvd and take exit marked "Fort Myer Only" on the right.

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Directions to Fort McNair

Fort McNair is located at 4th and P streets, SW, near the Waterfront/Marina. Use the 2nd Street Entrance to enter the installation.

Fort McNair 2nd Street Gate: Open 24/7 to DOD ID Card holders and visitors.

Ceremonial (Front) Gate: Open Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for DOD ID Card holders ONLY.

Eisenhower (Pedestrian) Gate: Open Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for DOD ID Card Holders and NDU personnel ONLY.

Coming from Virginia (South) via the 14th Street Bridge:

Take 95 North to 395 North going into Washington, DC. Go over the 14th Street bridge staying to the left. The road splits - left to route 1 and right to 395 North. Stay to the left but after the split get in the right lane. There is a right exit for Maine Avenue. At the light turn left. Stay straight on Maine Avenue - Waterfront is on the right. Maine Avenue turns into M Street near Arena Stage which is on the left. Turn right on 4th Street (Waterfront metro/Waterside Mall/Safeway is on the left). Go through one light and continue on P Street. Turn right onto 2nd Street and the gate will be on your right.

Coming from Virginia (West) via I-66:

Take Independence Avenue along the Tidal Basin. Follow signs for Maine Avenue. Stay straight on Maine Avenue - Waterfront is on the right. Maine Avenue turns into M Street near Arena Stage, which is on the left. Turn right on 4th Street (Waterfront metro/Waterside Mall/Safeway is on the left). Go through one light and continue on P Street. Turn right onto 2nd Street and the gate will be on your right.

Coming from Maryland:

Take 95 South toward Viginia. Just before the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, take 295 toward Washington, DC. Exit at South Capitol Street. Go over the Fredrick Douglas Bridge. Get in the right lane. Make a left at the light onto M Street. (This takes you over South Capitol Street). Turn left on 4th Street (Waterfront metro/Waterside Mall/Safeway is on the right). Go through one light and continue on P Street. Turn right onto 2nd Street and the gate will be on your right.

Coming from Northwest DC:

From Constitution Ave. going east toward the Capitol, turn right on 7th street, which brings you to Maine Ave. Turn left on Maine Ave. (The Waterfront is in front of you if you went straight). Maine Avenue turns into M Street near Arena Stage, which is on the left. Turn right on 4th Street (Waterfront metro/Waterside Mall/Safeway is on the left). Go through one light and continue on P Street. Turn right onto 2nd Street and the gate will be on your right.

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Directions to Henderson Hall

Henderson Hall Gate 1 (Main Gate): Open 24/7 to DOD ID Card holders and visitors.

Henderson Hall Gate 3 (Annex Gate): Open 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

From the South on Interstate 95:

Inside the Captial Beltway, I-95 becomes I-395. Proceed north toward Washington D.C. Take Exit 8A (7 miles inside the Beltway), marked "Washington Blvd., Route 27." Bear left on the ramp, following the signs. Exit right onto Columbia Pike (Rt. 244). Turn left onto S. Orme. St. Take a left on Southgate Rd. to the entrance of Henderson Hall.

From the West on Interstate 66:

Proceed on I-66 inside the Capital Beltway. Take exit 26 (7 miles inside the Beltway) marked "Route 110 South, Pentagon, Alexandria." Take the exit for Washington Blvd. South. Exit off Washington Blvd. to Columbia Pike and proceed straight onto Southgate Rd. where you will see the main gates for Henderson Hall.

From the North on the Capital Beltway (I-495):

Immediately after crossing the American Legion Bridge into Virginia, exit to the right onto the George Washington Memorial Parkway, toward Washington D.C, Exit 43-44. Merge onto the Parkway, then take the exit for Washington Blvd. South. Exit off Washington Blvd. to Columbia Pike and proceed straight onto Southgate Rd. where you will see the main gates for Henderson Hall.

From D.C.:

Take I-395 out of the city and into Virginia. Pass the Pentagon and take the exit for Washington Blvd. North. Exit off Washington Blvd. to Columbia Pike and proceed straight onto Southgate Rd. where you will see the main gates for Henderson Hall.

From Hatfield Gate to Henderson Hall:

Proceed straight, through the next intersection. The road will curve to the right and become Carpenter St. Proceed until you come to the intersection of Carpenter and Hobson Dr. Turn right on Hobson Drive, and then a left onto Southgate Rd.

From Wright Gate to Henderson Hall:

Proceed on Marshall Drive from Wright Gate. Turn left onto McNair Rd. Proceed on McNair Rd. until you reach Carpenter Rd. Take a left on Carpenter Rd. Proceed until you come to the intersection of Carpenter and Hobson Dr. Turn right on Hobson Drive, and then a left onto Southgate Rd.