Hanford Site Cleanup Tours

Tour Information

Registration for the 2016 Hanford Site Cleanup Tours is now closed
Updates for the 2017 season will be posted when available

Hanford Site Cleanup Tours

The Department of Energy has not yet determined the dates for the next Cleanup Tour Program season at the Hanford Site. Tour participants must be United States citizens and at least 18 years of age. All tour slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis through an online registration system. There is no cost to participate in the tours.

All tours begin and end at the HAMMER Federal Training Center Facility, 2890 Horn Rapids Road, Richland.

Note: This tour focuses exclusively on Hanford cleanup, and does not visit B Reactor or the other Manhattan Project National Historical Park facilities at Hanford. For information on those tours, please call 509-376-1647.
Tour Route Info
About Hanford
Tour Point of Contact Karen Sinclair, Mission Support Alliance (509) 376-2151
Registration The Department of Energy has not yet determined the tour dates for the next Hanford Site Cleanup Tour season. Registration information will be posted here when available.
Age Must be at least 18 years of age.
Identification See Required Forms of Identification for Hanford Site Access
Citizenship Must be a United States citizen.
  • Closed-toed shoes are MANDATORY. Sandals, flip-flops, thongs, open toe/open heel and high heel shoes are prohibited.
  • Long pants and shirts with sleeves are required.
Clothing must be appropriate for an industrial environment. Anyone not dressed appropriately will not be allowed on the tour.
Prohibited Articles See Hanford Tours Prohibited Articles.
Clearance/Badges Visitor badges are required and will be issued to all visitors the day of the tour. Government issued photo identification is required for each tour participant, and must be presented prior to visitors receiving their badges. See Required Forms of Identification for Hanford Site Access for important badging information. Note: Federal ID requirements mandate such that some state IDs, including Washington's, may require a second form of ID. Please read information carefully. Name(s) provided on the online tour registration must match exactly the name(s) shown on photo ID.

Members of the news media periodically cover Hanford's public tours. If a member of the news media is scheduled to be on your tour, you will receive advance notice, and you will be given an opportunity to "opt in" or "opt out" of appearing in any photographs or video footage on the day of your tour.

Note: Hanford Site Cleanup tours are subject to immediate cancellation any time due to unanticipated circumstances.

In the unlikely event of an emergency the tour bus may be required to remain on the Hanford Site for longer than scheduled, or the tour may be immediately terminated. Tour participants should be prepared for delays or an earlier than normal return.

Last Updated 10/27/2016 9:41 PM