Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park was the main residence of Rancho Petaluma, the agricultural empire that General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo one of the most powerful men in the Mexican Province of California from 1834 to 1846.

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Location

3325 Adobe Road
Petaluma CA, 94954

Contact

Local: 707-762-4871

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  • Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park was the main residence of Rancho Petaluma, the agricultural empire that General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo one of the most powerful men in the Mexican Province of California from 1834 to 1846. Vallejo ran his cattle, hide and tallow business, raised sheep, bred horses, and grew numerous crops. The adobe contains authentic furniture and exhibits depicting early rancho life. 

    The huge adobe building, the largest private rancho in California between 1834 and 1846, was the center of activity on one of the most prosperous private estates established during the Mexican period. 

    The park has shaded picnic areas with views of farmland and oak-studded hills. Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    • Great family outing

      I have lived in Petaluma for many years. I have passed this place many many times and have always thought it would be a great place to visit. I was right it is a neat place to go back in time and...

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    • General Vallejo's Ranch

      This 18th Century Spanish hacienda is an intriguing and well-preserved peek into California's agricultural heritage.

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    • Jennifer was Terrific

      What a wonderful experience to walk in and out of the different rooms and imagine what it was like in the early days of California. The staff member whose name was Jennifer could not have been more...

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