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Marine Corps Recruit Depot

 

Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Western Recruiting Region

San Diego, CA
Directions to MCRD San Diego

All visitors and graduation traffic please enter the base through Gate 5 at the intersection of Washington Street and Pacific Highway. All visitors must have a valid driver's license, state issued identification card, or passport, and all drivers are required to have a valid driver's license, registration, and proof of insurance in their possession.

All vehicles and personnel are subject to search upon entry and firearms, weapons, knives greater than 3 inches, drugs and all drug paraphernalia are prohibited. Prohibited items will be seized and offenders may be cited and denied entry. Expect delays for security screening and please plan accordingly.

From the North:

Take Interstate-5 South to the Washington St. exit.  At the Stop light, turn right onto W. Washington St.  Go straight through the next two Stop lights.  This will take you directly to Gate 5.

From the South:

Take Interstate-5 North to the Washington St. exit.  At the Stop light, turn left onto W. Washington St.  Go straight through the next two Stop lights.  This will take you directly to Gate 5.

From the East:

Take Interstate-8 West to Interstate-5 South.  Take the Washington St. exit, the second exit after the Interstate-8 interchange.  At the Stop light, turn right onto W. Washington St.  Go straight through the next two Stop lights.  This will take you directly to Gate 5.

From the West:

Take Rosecrans St. to Lytton St.  Turn right onto Lytton St.  At the curve in the road, the street becomes Barnett Ave.  Continue straight on Barnett for approximately one mile where the road will merge with the Pacific Highway.  Take the Washington St. exit on the right.  Turn right onto W. Washington St.  This will take you directly to Gate 5.

Base Map Gate 5 

MCRD/WRR Visitor Access

All visitors and graduation traffic please enter the base through Gate 5 at the intersection of Washington Street and Pacific Highway. All visitors must have a valid driver's license, state issued identification card, or passport, and all drivers are required to have a valid driver's license, registration, and proof of insurance in their possession.

All vehicles and personnel are subject to search upon entry and firearms, weapons, knives greater than 3 inches, drugs and all drug paraphernalia are prohibited. Prohibited items will be seized and offenders may be cited and denied entry. Expect delays for security screening and please plan accordingly.

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