The Trusted Traveler program, in which valid DOD ID cardholders can vouch for up to 7 occupants in their vehicle, is reinstated randomly. At any time for any reason without announcement, the program may be suspended. All occupants aged 18+ in vehicles entering the post should always be prepared to present valid identification.
Gate Locations and Hours
Exit 301, U.S. Interstate Highway 70 is Fort Riley’s main gate, is open 24 hours daily and also the location of the Visitor Control Center.
Next to Henry Access Control Point is a temporary gate directly accessing Marshall Drive. This gate is open due to construction on Smoky Hill Dr. The hours of operation for the temporary gate are Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. - 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
On the east side of Fort Riley from Manhattan via Kansas Highway 18 is open 24/7 daily. Traffic patterns change during non-peak hours so use caution when approaching.
On the southwest side of Fort Riley from Junction City via Washington St. is open 24/7.
On the south side of Fort Riley from Junction City via Grant Avenue - Grant ACP is open to inbound and outbound traffic Monday through Friday 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. Closed on weekends, federal holidays and training holidays.
Located on the west side of Fort Riley from U.S. Highway 77 via Old Highway 77. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 5 a.m. - 7 p.m. Closed on weekends, federal holidays and training holidays.
12th Street Gate
Located on the east side of Fort Riley off of Kansas Highway 18 at Camp Funston. The gate is open from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday thru Friday (closed on federal holidays) for commercial traffic only. Outbound traffic is not authorized.
Four Corners Gate
Located on the north side of Fort Riley, Four Corners is open 24/7.
Merli Gate (formerly Rifle Range) is closed.
Real ID Act
The REAL ID Act is a federal policy which establishes minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for certain purposes driver’s licenses and identification cards from states not meeting the Act’s minimum standards. The purposes covered by the Act are: accessing Federal facilities, entering nuclear power plants, and, boarding federally regulated commercial aircraft. If your state is out of compliance with Real ID, you may be required to show additional forms of identification before being granted access to Fort Riley.
Fort Riley visitors with out-of-state driver's licenses can view their state's current compliance status at:
Fort Riley Online Pass Application
Visitors requiring a pass for access to Fort Riley can now apply for a single day pass online. The online pass application is available at: https://pass.aie.army.mil/riley
After successful vetting, visitors will be sent an email containing their pass. Visitors may either present their phone to the guard for scanning or print the pass at their convenience. The pass will come from the email address firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not see this email in your inbox, please check your "junk mail" or "spam" folder.
Passes may be requested in advance and are only valid for the date requested. Online pass applications are only processed during Visitor Control Center operating hours. It is recommended that visitors submit pass applications 24 hours in advance of their planned visit. The online pass process can only be utilized by personnel with a valid, government-issed driver's license.