Getting Here

All Tours begin from the West Point Visitors Center, located in Highland Falls just before Thayer Gate, in front of the West Point Museum.  For GPS purposes use: 2107 New South Post Rd, Highland Falls, NY (some GPS services require you to use West Point, NY) 10928.

Address for your GPS or mapping website


2107 New South Post
Highland Falls, NY  10928
Please note:  Depending on the starting point, GPS directions may route you through main post which requires authorization.  Please check that your directions enter through Main Street in Highland Falls, NY, towards Thayer Gate.   Some GPS services require you to replace "Highland Falls, NY" with "West Point, NY" in order to provide directions. 

From the South via Palisades Interstate Parkway

Note: Buses cannot use the Palisades Parkway.
Take the Palisades Parkway North to the end at the Bear Mountain Traffic Circle.
Exit out of circle onto Route 9W North.
Exit off of 9W North at the first “West Point/Highland Falls” exit, about 2.5 miles.
Follow road at exit in direction you are heading for about 2 miles.
Entrance to the “Visitors Center” will be on the right.

Via the NY Thruway, North or South

Take NYS Thruway, Interstate 87 to Exit 16 (Harriman/Route 17)
Take 1st exit immediately after toll plaza to light at top of ramp.
Left onto Route 32... then left at 2nd light onto Route 6 East.
At top of mountain bear left onto Route 293 East... continue to end.
Right onto Route 9W South... to 2nd “West Point/Highland Falls” exit.
Follow road at exit in direction you are heading for about 2 miles.
Entrance to the “Visitors Center” will be on the Right.

From the West

Route 17 (East)…To exit 130A Route 6 (East).
At top of mountain bear Left onto Route 293... continue to end.
Right onto Route 9W South... to 2nd “West Point/Highland Falls” exit.
Follow road at exit in direction you are heading for about 2 miles.
Entrance to the “Visitors Center” will be on the Right.

From the East

Interstate 84 to exit 10S... bear right at exit onto Route 32 heading to 9W South.
At first traffic light turn right onto Route 9W South.
Follow Route 9W over mountain to 2nd “West Point/Highland Falls” exit.
Follow road at exit in direction you are heading for about 2 miles.
Entrance to the “Visitors Center” will be on the Right.

By Bus

Coach USA/Shortline runs bus services from New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal to the West Point Visitor's Center daily. For more information or to schedule your transportation visit their website at http://www.coachusa.com or call 800-631-8405

By Train

MetroNorth Hudson Line provides service from New York City's Grand Central Terminal to the Peekskill train station. There you hail a taxi to bring you to the West Point Visitor's Center. It is recommended that you arrange with the taxi that brings you a return pick up as there are no taxis in Highland Falls or West Point.  For more information: http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/planning/schedules/

Need further assistance?
Contact our office
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
at 845-446-4724