Getting Here

Directions to West Point

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Please Note: There are new procedures for civilians entering West Point.  Please review the information found at the U.S. Army Garrison West Point site before making your trip.

Directions

From New York City

Non-Commercial Vehicles Only.

From Manhattan, cross George Washington Bridge, pick up *Palisades Interstate Parkway (PIP) on the west side of river.

Travel PIP all the way to the end (Bear Mountain Circle), enter circle, take third exit off circle to RTE 9W NORTH (to West Point).

Follow Route 9W NORTH, go through Fort Montgomery (caution - reduced speed limit), take first exit at Route 218 (sign reads: Highland Falls/West Point/Route 218).

Proceed through village of Highland Falls, keep to the right to avoid the business district, enter West Point at Thayer Gate (just beyond McDonald’s). You will need to go through security check at the gate, there are two lanes, get into the left lane for security check, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle.

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

From West (I-84)

All Vehicles

Take Route I-84 East to Newburgh Exit, 10S.

Turn right at end of ramp onto Route 9W South.

Stay on Route 9W South for about 12 miles (you will go through the city of Newburgh and over the Storm King Mountain). Make no turns off of Route 9W.

At the bottom of the mountain, take the second exit for West Point (right), Stony Lonesome Gate, as you come around the turn, go straight towards the security gate, there are two lanes, get into the right lane, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle.

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

From Stewart Airport

All Vehicles

Exit airport toward Rt 207, at light turn left onto Route 207. Stay on this road through next two traffic lights. After 3-4 miles, you will approach the Vails Gate/5 Corners intersection, pass straight through to Route 32, you'll pass a McDonald's on the right.

Stay on Route 32 for about a mile, go over Moodna Creek Bridge, take left at light onto Quaker Avenue.

After cresting the hill, take right onto Route 9W South. Continue on Route 9W South for about 5-6 miles. You will go over Storm King Mountain.

At the bottom of the mountain, take the second exit for West Point (right), Stony Lonesome Gate, as you come around the turn, go straight towards the security gate, there are two lanes, get into the right lane, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle.

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

From East via I-84

All Vehicles

Take Route I-84 West to Newburgh Exit, 10S.

At end of ramp stay to right, at first traffic light turn right onto Route 9W South.

Stay on Route 9W South for about 12 miles (you will go through the city of Newburgh and over the Storm King Mountain). Make no turns off of Route 9W South.

At the bottom of the mountain, take the second exit for West Point (right), Stony Lonesome Gate, as you come around the turn, go straight towards the security gate, there are two lanes, get into the right lane, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle. 

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

From Massachusetts

All Vehicles

Take MASS PIKE to Exit 9 (Sturbridge).

Pick up I-84 West. Take I-84 West to Newburgh Exit, 10S.

At end of ramp turn right, at first traffic light turn right onto Route 9W South. Stay on Route 9W South for about 12 miles (you will go through the city of Newburgh and over the Storm King Mountain). Make no turns off of Route 9W South.

At the bottom of the mountain, take the second exit for West Point (right), Stony Lonesome Gate, as you come around the turn, go straight towards the security gate, there are two lanes, get into the right lane, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle.

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

From Connecticut

All Vehicles

Take Interstate 84 West to Newburgh Exit, 10S.

At end of ramp turn right, at first traffic light turn right onto Route 9W South. Stay on Route 9W South for about 12 miles (you will go through the city of Newburgh and over the Storm King Mountain). Make no turns off of Route 9W South.

At the bottom of the mountain, take the second exit for West Point (right), Stony Lonesome Gate, as you come around the turn, go straight towards the security gate, there are two lanes, get into the right lane, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle.

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

From North Via NYS Thruway

All Vehicles

Take New York State THRUWAY SOUTH (Route 87).

Exit at Harriman, Exit #16

After toll, exit ramp to light, follow signs to Route 6 East (left).

After cresting a long hill, bear left OFF Route 6 ONTO Route 293, continue on Route 293 for about seven miles.

Turn right onto Route 9W South. Continue on 9W South approximately ½ mile to next exit for West Point, Stony Lonesome Gate, as you come around the turn, go straight towards the security gate, there are two lanes, get into the right lane, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle.  

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

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From North (Newburgh)

All vehicles

Take Route 9W South.

Stay on Route 9W South for about 12 miles (over the Storm King Mountain). Make no turns off of Route 9W.

At the bottom of the mountain, take the second exit for West Point (right), Stony Lonesome Gate, as you come around the turn, go straight towards the security gate, there are two lanes, get into the right lane, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle.

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

From North (Poughkeepsie)

All Vehicles

Take Route 9 South to Interstate 84 West

Take I-84 West to Newburgh Exit, 10S.

At end of ramp turn right, at first traffic light turn right onto Route 9W South. Stay on Route 9W South for about 12 miles (you will go through the city of Newburgh and over the Storm King Mountain). Make no turns off of Route 9W South.

At the bottom of the mountain, take the second exit for West Point (right), Stony Lonesome Gate, as you come around the turn, go straight towards the security gate, there are two lanes, get into the right lane, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle.

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

From Central Valley

All Vehicles

Follow signs for Route 6 East. After cresting a long hill, bear left off Route 6 onto Route 293. Continue on Route 293 (approx. seven miles).

Turn right onto Route 9W South. Continue on 9W South approximately ½ mile to next exit, Stony Lonesome Gate, as you come around the turn, go straight towards the security gate, there are two lanes, get into the right lane, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle.

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

From New Jersey Via I-95 & Palisades Interstate Parkway

Non-Commercial Vehicles Only.

From I-95 (NJ Turnpike) travel north to Fort Lee, NJ, Intersect with PIP – *Palisades Interstate Parkway.

Travel PIP all the way to the end (Bear Mountain Circle), enter circle, and take third exit off circle to Route 9W NORTH (to West Point).

Follow Route 9W NORTH, go through Fort Montgomery (caution - reduced speed limit), and take first exit at Route 218 (sign reads: Highland Falls/West Point/Route 218).

Proceed through village of Highland Falls, keep to the right to avoid the business district, enter West Point at Thayer Gate (just beyond McDonald’s). You will need to go through security check at the gate, there are two lanes, get into the left lane for security check, unless you have a Department of Defense decal on your vehicle.

All occupants in vehicle 16 years of age & older must present valid government issued photo ID.

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