Ft Belvoir Base Information


Tulley Gate is Now Fort Belvoir's 24-Hour Gate

Tulley Gate has returned to 24/7 operation, becoming the post's Main Gate. Visitors who wish to enter Fort Belvoir and do not have a Department of Defense identification card must use Tulley Gate from 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. seven days a week. Drivers must provide a valid state driver's license and all occupants must provide photo identification. Commercial traffic is only allowed access via Tulley Gate. Access for those with DOD ID include:

  • Farrar Gate: 24-Hour (7 Days per Week)
  • Kingman Gate: 0500-2100 (7 Days per Week)
  • Pence Gate: 0500-2100 (Mon-Fri), 0900-1700 (Sat-Sun)
  • Telegraph Gate: 0600-1800 (Mon-Fri)
  • Walker Gate: 0500-2100 (Mon-Fri)

Fort Belvoir Ceases Use of DoD Decals/Vehicle Registration

Fort Belvoir has no requirement for DoD decals/vehicle registration. Holders of DoD-issued ID cards will be able to enter post at any open gate. Vehicle owners will not be required to remove current decals. Once they expire, they should be removed.

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Fort Belvoir MWR: Local activities, recreation, and more!


Fort Belvoir News - The Belvoir Eagle, local e-news version of the post paper.


Driving Directions to Fort Belvoir

From Washington DC (I-95 South)

  • If you are traveling south on I-95, take exit 166A for VA 286 S, Fairfax Co Pkwy/Newington/Ft Belvoir.
  • Take the Fairfax County Parkway to its end at U.S. 1 (Richmond Highway).
  • Turn left.
  • At the first light, on the right, is the entrance for Tulley Gate on to Fort Belvoir.
  • This is the visitor entrance to the post and is open from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., 7 days a week.

From Richmond (I-95 North)

  • If you are traveling north on I-95, take exit 161 for U.S. 1 N/Richmond Hwy, Ft Belvoir/Mt Vernon.
  • You will travel five miles to Fort Belvoir.
  • Continue through the light at the Fairfax County Parkway (VA 286). At the next stop light, on the right side you will see the entrance for Tulley Gate, turn right.