Fort Dix, NJ - Gate Hours and Status

As part of the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Fort Dix has several access points. The Main Dix Gate is the Route 68 Gate, which along with Main Gate McGuire, Main Gate Lakehurst, Bolling Housing and Browns Mills/Texas Gates, is open 24 hours. Pemberton Gate is open twice a day, M-F: mornings 0700-0900 and afternoons 1415-1615. Wrightstown Gate hours are 0600-2200, 7 days a week. Checkpoint-9 is the McGuire/Dix Commercial Gate, and hours are M-F, 0600-1600; Sat, 0600-1400 and closed Sundays. The Lakehurst Commercial Gate is open M-F, 0700-1500. The Pinehurst Gate is also open twice a day, M-F: 0600-0800 and 1530-1730.

Installation Access

Security Forces provides installation access control, force protection, resource protection and police response 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Personnel can coordinate all types of visitor access at the McGuire Welcome Center. This facility is opened from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday and is located immediately outside of the McGuire Main Gate. The telephone number is (609) 754-3003/3938.

Special events where a large number of visitors are expected for a base function and require one-time access to the installation and other requirements can be coordinated through the McGuire Welcome Center at (609) 754-8292 or (609) 754-3938.

SFS can be reached in person at the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) at Building 2301 Vandenberg Ave on the McGuire side of JB MDL. The telephone numbers are (609) 754-1730/1731/1732 and (609) 562-6001.