Fort Leonard Wood Entry Procedures Please ensure you are familiar with the base access procedures. For more information click here.
Maps and Directions
Fort Leonard Wood is located in the heart of the Ozarks off Interstate 44. The post is approximately 130 miles west of Saint Louis and 90 miles east of Springfield.
From St. Louis (East) - Drive west bound on I-70 about 4 miles, go south on 270 approximately 15 miles, drive west on I-44. Drive west bound on I-44 about 135 miles. Exit interstate on 161. At the stop light turn left onto Missouri Avenue. Drive approximately 3 miles at the end of the public road will be the Fort Leonard Wood Main gate.
From Springfield (West) - Drive Northeast on West Kearney, turn left onto US-160 Northwest Bypass and merge eastbound onto I-44. Drive approximately 86 miles west towards St. Louis. Exit on 161 and make a right onto Missouri Avenue at the stop light. Drive approximately 3 miles at the end of the public road will be the Fort Leonard Wood Main gate.
Once on Base, drive straight through the gate, turn on right on Kansas, and turn left on Iowa. You will see the Nutter Field House on the left.
From I-44, take exit 161, turn south on Missouri Avenue and turn left on Z Highway, the hotel is down the hill located on your right side.
Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport (WSR) Airport Flying directly to Fort Leonard Wood with rental vehicle capabilities is now an easy option. www.flyflw.com