While you are welcome to walk the park grounds daily from sunrise to sunset, the Fort Compound and Visitor Center days/hours vary by season: Currently open 10:00am-4:30pm Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. Additionally open most holidays EXCEPT Thanksgiving & Christmas day.
Check out our Events page and mark your calendars for 2015 events:
February 21st: Pysanki Egg Decorating Workshop
March 1st: Edible and Medicinal Plants of Sonoma County
Alaska Native Day: May 16th
Fort Ross Festival: July 25th
October 17th and many more.....
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Fort Ross Introductory Video
The Old Magasin
San Andreas Fault
Enjoy diving, fishing, hiking, surfing, tide pools, picnicking, whale watching, bird watching,
or just relaxing in the sun at this secluded cove just south of historic Fort Ross. The Day-Use Area and campground are open from
April 1 to October 30. The
Reef Campground has 21
primitive campsites available
first-come, first-served. No
reservations are required.
Marine Mammals at Fort Ross
Learn which marine mammal populations thrive at Fort Ross, and
which species are now absent. Consider joining our Marine Mammal
Monitoring program to better track the ocean's health. Please join us for the Marine Mammal Monitoring Training on Sunday, February 15th at 10:30.
The Fort Ross orchard is a living historic resource, with trees
planted during both the Russian and Ranch eras. Learn about
orchard's past, present and future. Print orchard map for your
next visit. Orchard restoration has been generously supported by the Renova Fort Ross Foundation.