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.

Vehicle Access Guidelines



Gate Locations and Hours

Henry Gate

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.

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Ogden Gate

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.

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Trooper Gate

On the southwest side of Fort Riley from Junction City via Washington St. is open 24/7.

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Grant Gate

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

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Parker Gate

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

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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.

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Four Corners Gate

Located on the north side of Fort Riley, Four Corners is open 24/7. 

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Merli Gate

Merli Gate (formerly Rifle Range) is closed. 

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Fort Riley Online Pass Application

Visitors requiring a pass for access to Fort Riley can now apply for passes online. The online pass application is available at:  The online pass process can only be utilized by personnel who are US citizens, have a valid state issued REAL ID-compliant driver's license or ID, and have a mobile phone.

After vetting, visitors will be sent a text informing them if their visit has been approved or denied.  Visitors with a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or identification card may proceed to any of Fort Riley’s access control points to be scanned for access.  Passes will NOT be sent via email to the visitor.

Passes may be requested no more than 30 days in advance and are only valid for the purpose of the visit (not to exceed a maximum of 7 days). 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.


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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: