Hanford: Directions & Map

 

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The Hanford Site and the communities of Richland, West Richland, Pasco and Kennewick are all part of the Tri-Cities region in southeastern Washington. Our park visitor center is in Richland at 2000 Logston Blvd., Richland, WA 99354. The Tri-Cities region is three hours east of Seattle, two hours west of Spokane, and three and a half hours east of Portland. 


  • Distance from The Dalles to Richland: 136 miles (218 km)
  • Distance from Portland to Richland: 222 miles (357 km)
  • Distance from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport: 207 miles (333 km)
 

Directions to our visitor center by car

For visitors driving from Portland and the Columbia River Gorge, I-84 and US 97 are the easiest ways to reach the Tri-Cities.

  • Take I-84 E to the junction with US 97 N and drive approximately 45 minutes to reach the Tri-Cities.
  • Once you reach the Tri-Cities, take the I-182 E exit toward Richland/Pasco. Continue on I-182 E for 3.5 miles (6 km).
  • Take exit 4 for WA-240 W (Bypass Hwy) toward Vantage and drive for 4 miles (6 km).
  • Turn left onto WA-240 W at the intersection of WA-240 and Stevens. WA-240 turns left (west) at this intersection.
  • Continue left on WA-240 W, cross the railroad tracks, take the second right after the railroad tracks to turn onto Logston Boulevard.
  • From Logston Boulevard, turn right into first parking lot and you will arrive at the entrance to the visitor center.
For visitors driving from Seattle and the Puget Sound region, I-90 and WA-24 are the quickest routes to reach the Tri-Cities. 
 
  • Take I-90 E for about 160 miles (257 km) to the junction with WA-24 south.
  • Turn right on WA-24 and drive for approximately 36 miles (58 km) until you reach WA-240.
  • Turn right on WA-240, drive another 30 miles (48 km).
  • Take the next left after the Horn Rapids RV Park onto Logston Boulevard. 
  • From Logston Boulevard, turn right into first parking lot and you will arrive at the entrance to the visitor center. 

For visitors driving from Spokane, WA I-90 and WA-24 are the easiest ways to reach the Tri-Cities.

  • Take I-90 W for approximately 60 miles (96 km).
  • Continue onto US-395S (signs read Ritzville/Pasco) and drive approximately 72 miles (116 km).
  • Take I-182 W/US-395 S toward Richland/Pendleton and continue for 10 miles (16 km).
  • Take exit 4 for WA-240 W (Bypass Hwy) toward Vantage and drive for 4 miles (6 km).
  • Turn left onto WA-240 W at the intersection of WA-240 and Stevens. WA-240 turns left (west) at this intersection.
  • Continue left on WA-240 W, cross the railroad tracks, take the second right after the railroad tracks to turn onto Logston Boulevard.
  • From Logston Boulevard, turn right into first parking lot and you will arrive at the entrance to the visitor center.
 

Nearby Airports

The Tri-Cities airport is located 15 miles (24 km) from the Manhattan Project NHP Visitor Center.
The Portland International Airport is 225 miles (362 km) from the Manhattan Project NHP visitor center.
 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is located 204 miles (328 km) from the Manhattan Project NHP visitor center.

Last updated: May 5, 2022

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