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 for 2015 events:
February 21st: Pysanki Egg Decorating Demonstration
March 1st: Edible and Medicinal Plants of Sonoma County
May 16th: Alaska Native Day
July 25th: Fort Ross Festival
October 17th: Harvest Festival
and many more.....
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Park Map and Directions
Fort Ross Introductory Video
The Replica Windmill
The Old Magasin
San Andreas Fault
Private Bilingual Tours
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.