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We welcome visitors! Because of security requirements, however, the main access route to ORNL (Bethel Valley Road) is closed to the public. If you are not a U.S. Department of Energy employee or contractor, however, you must arrange your visit ahead of time.

For general information about visiting ORNL, please see the Visiting ORNL page or contact ORNL Visitor Services at or 865.574.7199. There you will find lots of information on site access, directions, tours, local accommodations, etc. For information about tours of HFIR and SNS, contact Jeanine Webber.

For information about visiting ORNL specifically as a user, see Plan Your Trip.