Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation

Getting Here

Directions to Fort Myer

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

Fort Myer has three gates:
Hatfield Gate 2nd Street South,Fort myer VA 22211
This is JBM-HH’s main gate and is open at all times.

Wright Gate Marshall Drive ,Ft Myer VA 22211
This gate is (open daily) to all DOD ID Card Holders from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Visitors are welcome to use this gate from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Henry Gate on Arlington Blvd. (U.S. Rt. 50) at North Pershing Dr. is *Open to registered CAC Card holders.
All Visitors must access the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH through Hatfield Gate.

DIRECTIONS 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".

DIRECTIONS 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.

DIRECTIONS 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.

DIRECTIONS 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.

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:Closed to residents Until further notice.

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

DIRECTIONS 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.

DIRECTIONS 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.

DIRECTIONS 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.

DIRECTIONS 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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