NOTE: Do not map your route directly to an on-base address - you risk that your mapping system will direct you to make an unauthorized entry, with resulting police intervention and possible citation. DO Use '870 Jim Thorpe Road' ... and then follow signage on post to your destination. From Harrisburg International Airport or via PA Turnpike (I76) • Upon exiting the airport follow the signs to PA-283 West and then the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 76) West. • Exit the Turnpike at the Carlisle exit, Exit 226 (old exit number 16). • Once through the tollbooth stay to the right toward US 11 South and follow the signs to Carlisle Barracks. • Turn left at Harmony Hall Road (second traffic light). • Turn right at Claremont Road. • Turn left at Jim Thorpe & Claremont roads to enter vehicle security point. ID card holders proceed directly to gate guard. Unescorted visitors use left lane to Visitors Center. From North or South on I81 • Take Exit 52 Middlesex/Carlisle and follow Highway 11 South into Carlisle. • Left on Harmony Hall Road • Right on Claremont Road • Turn left at Jim Thorpe & Claremont roads to enter vehicle security point. ID card holders proceed directly to gate guard. Unescorted visitors use left lane to Visitors Center. From DC area From I495 Beltway west, take I270 North toward Frederick, MD Continue north on Hwy 15 at Frederick Exit onto Hwy 74 (North = left) at Dillsburg , PA Upon reaching Carlisle intersection with Hwy 641/Trindle Road/East High Street (Speedway Gas on right), turn left and proceed one block to N. Spring Garden St.; turn right and proceed two blocks to East North Street; turn right and proceed .5 miles to the entrance to Carlisle Barracks at Jim Thorpe & Claremont roads (right turn) to enter vehicle security point. ID card holders proceed directly to gate guard. Unescorted visitors use left lane to Visitors Center.
Claremont Road Gate 0001-2400 M-Sun Ashburn Drive Gate M-Sun 0630-1730, Closed Federal Holidays
Welcome to IHG Army Hotels on Carlisle Barracks. Carlisle Barracks is the home of the US Army War College, where we take great pride in providing our guests with the highest level of professional service and hospitality. The facility consists of 45 well equipped units housed in three buildings, Ashburn Hall, Pratt Hall, and Washington Hall. All rooms feature microwaves and refrigerators, some rooms offer kitchens. Amenities include high speed internet, business center, guest laundry, and a hearty continental breakfast served daily at Ashburn Hall. Carlisle, PA is located very near Harrisburg, PA the state capital. Enjoy activities throughout the area such as the many unique car shows and cruises throughout the year. Enjoy a day at Hersheypark with the family, or sightsee in the Pennsylavania Dutch Country.
Check in: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
The Visitors Center, located at 870 Jim Thorpe Road, will now serve as the entry-point for all non-DoD ID card holders visiting the post. Visitors will need to present photographic identification and fill out a form required to submit to a background check. This new policy will affect all U.S. military installations across the United States.
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
After hours and weekend visitors will process through the far right guard booth as you come around Jim Thorpe Road. Processing times may be delayed on weekends and after hours due to truck processing.