Events at Fort Ross State Historic Park

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Ongoing Events:
Fort Ross Conservancy Board Meetings: December 13th 2014, February 14th 2015, April 11th 2015, June 13th 2015, August 8th 2015, October 10th 2015, December 12th 2015. Most board meetings take place at Fort Ross State Historic Park but we occasionally meet in Santa Rosa. If you plan on attending please contact us ahead of time to verify the location of the meeting.
Fort Ross Windmill Maintenance
Marine Mammal Monitoring

2015 Events

First Day Hike

First Day Hike - Thursday, January 1st, 10:30 am

Step into the New Year hiking on our glorious Sonoma coast!  This year’s First Day Hike will be from Fisk Mill to Stump Beach, round-trip, in Salt Point State Park.  Meet at the far northern trailhead at Fisk Mill.  This moderate four mile, four hour hike, led by Fort Ross Conservancy's John Sperry & Tom Wright, features Sentinel Rock, bishop pine forests, ocean bluff vistas and the white sandy Stump Beach, our lunch stop.  (Possible one-way hike option to Stump Beach then carpool return.)  Bring hiking boots (be prepared for some moisture), binoculars, layered clothing and sack lunch. The hike is recommended for ages 10 and above and is cancelled if moderate or heavy rain.  Park entrance fees apply. Sorry, no dogs allowed. 

Alaska Native Day

Alaska Native Day - May 16th

FRC's Alaska Native Day -- See photos from the May 2014 skinboat iqyax race and learn more about this fantastic partnership between Fort Ross and the diaspora Alaska Native community.

Cannon Firing

Fort Ross Festival - July 25th

Come celebrate the international flavors and cultures at Fort Ross Festival 2014. This year's event will highlight the Kashaya, Russian, Alaska Native, and California ranch era people who have called Fort Ross home over the centuries. We've got some great photos from our 2013 celebration.

Fort Ross Festival

Harvest Festival - October 17th

Harvest is the time to enjoy autumn's fresh air with friends and family, acknowledging all that the seasons provide us. Harvest Festival starts out with a morning of gentle apple picking in the historic orchard, the celebration then moves to the historic Fort Ross compound where we'll enjoy the old-world charm of the 19th century Russian settlement. Enjoy a four-course luncheon served on a marine terrace overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Photos from Harvest Festival 2013.


Fort Ross Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) and California State Park cooperating association, connects people to the history and beauty of Fort Ross and Salt Point State Parks. 

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