Getting Care

Driving Directions to Fort Detrick

Address

Fort Detrick
1434 Porter Street
Frederick, MD 21702

All visitors must use the Nallin Pond gate.  All visitors must stop at the Visitor's Center located on the right immediately after turning from Opposumtown Pike.

Nallin Pond gate is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is open for Inbound/Outbound vehicles, pedestrian traffic, visitors, commercial traffic and Federal ID holders.


Situated between Baltimore, Md., (46 miles) and Washington, D.C., (45 miles), Frederick County, Md., adjoins Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The major highways that access the county are 1-70, I-270, U.S. 15, U.S. 40, U.S. 40A and U.S. 340. Frederick County is easily accessible by automobile, air, train, and motorcoach. Reagan National, Dulles International and Baltimore/Washington International airports are less than an hour from Frederick, which is also served by Frederick Municipal Airport. A Greyhound Bus Service is also located in Frederick City. There is a MARC commuter rail station in downtown Frederick.

Directions from Baltimore, Md.

Individuals with Federally Issued Identification

  • Take Interstate 695 around Baltimore to Interstate 70 West.
  • In Frederick, take Exit #53, Route 15 North.
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the 7th Street exit.
  • Turn right on 7th Street, follow 4 blocks to Fort Detrick's Main Gate.

Visitors and Deliveries

  • Take Interstate 695 around Baltimore to Interstate 70 West.
  • In Frederick, take Exit #53, Route 15 North.
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the Motter Avenue Exit.
  • The exit circles around and you bear to the right an proceed onto Opossumtown Pike. Follow Opossumtown Pike for approximately 1 mile.  Turn left at the traffic signal at Amber Road.
  • You must stop at the visitor's center on the immediate right after making the turn to receive a visitor's pass.

Directions from Hagerstown, Md.

Individuals with Federally Issued Identification

  • Take Interstate 70 East to Rt. 15 North (Exit #52).
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the 7th Street Exit.
  • Turn right on 7th Street follow 4 blocks to Fort Detrick's Main Gate.

Visitors and Deliveries

  • Take Interstate 70 East to Rt. 15 North (Exit #52).
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the Motter Avenue exit.
  • The exit circles around and you bear to the right an proceed onto Opossumtown Pike. Follow Opossumtown Pike for approximately 1 mile.  Turn left at the traffic signal at Amber Road.
  • You must stop at the visitor's center on the immediate right after making the turn to receive a visitor's pass.

Directions from Washington D. C.

Individuals with Federally Issued Identification

  • Take Interstate 495 North to Interstate 270 (Exit #38) toward Rockville, MD.
  • At Frederick, Interstate 270 ends and joins Route 15 North.
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the 7th Street Exit.
  • Turn right on 7th Street follow 4 blocks to Fort Detrick's Main Gate.

Visitors and Deliveries

  • Take Interstate 495 North to Interstate 270 (Exit #38) toward Rockville, MD.
  • At Frederick, Interstate 270 ends and joins Route 15 North.
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the Motter Avenue Exit.
  • The exit circles around and you bear to the right an procede onto Opossumtown Pike. Follow Opossumtown Pike for approximately 1 mile.  Turn left at the traffic signal at Amber Road
  • You must stop at the visitor's center on the immediate right after making the turn to receive a visitor's pass.

 

Barquist Detrick US Army Health Clinic

Phone

301-619-7175

Hours

7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Location

1434 Porter St. 
Frederick, MD 21702
 

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