Tulley Gate is the main entrance to the installation for all visitors without a Department of Defense ID Card.  Tulley Gate is open to all traffic, including commercial, 24/7 and is home to the Visitor Control Center (VCC).

From Washington DC (1-95 South)

  • If you are traveling south on 1-95, take the Fairfax Parkway/Backlick Road (286) exit 166 A.
  • Take the Fairfax County Parkway to its end at U.S. Rt. 1 (Richmond Highway.)
  • Turn left.
  • At the first light, on the right, is the entrance for Tulley Gate on to Fort Belvoir.
  • Tulley Gate is the main entrance to the post for visitors. All visitors without a Department of Defense ID card must use Tulley Gate which is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • For information about gate access, click here or call the VPOC at (703) 806-4892.

From Richmond (1-95 North)

  • If you are traveling north on 1-95 North, take the Fort Belvoir Exit 161 B. (U.S. Rt 1 -- Richmond Highway)
  • You will travel five miles to Fort Belvoir.
  • Continue through the light at the Fairfax County Parkway (286). At the next stop light, on the right side you will see the entrance for Tulley Gate, turn right.