Fort Ross State Historic Park

Fort Ross, one of the main tourist attractions between Bodega Bay and Fort Bragg, is a California State Historic Park showcasing a historic Russian-era fort compound that has been designated National Historic Landmark status.

  • Fort Ross Chapel Photo
  • Fort Ross State Historic Park Photo 2
  • View From the Air at Fort Ross Photo 3
  • Fort Ross State Historic Park Photo 4
  • The Pacific Ocean view from Fort Ross Photo 5
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  • Cannons Photo 8
  • Militia at Fort Ross Photo 9
  • Pacific Coast Photo 10
  • Scenarios at Fort Ross Photo 11
  • Sunset on the compound Photo 12
  • The Chapel Photo 13
  • Sandy Cove Photo 14
  • Sandy Cove Photo 15
  • ELP Garden Photo 16
  • Fort Ross Chapel Photo
  • Fort Ross State Historic Park Photo 2
  • View From the Air at Fort Ross Photo 3
  • Fort Ross State Historic Park Photo 4
  • The Pacific Ocean view from Fort Ross Photo 5
  • Fort Ross State Historic Park Photo 6
  • Fort Ross Photo 7
  • Cannons Photo 8
  • Militia at Fort Ross Photo 9
  • Pacific Coast Photo 10
  • Scenarios at Fort Ross Photo 11
  • Sunset on the compound Photo 12
  • The Chapel Photo 13
  • Sandy Cove Photo 14
  • Sandy Cove Photo 15
  • ELP Garden Photo 16
  • Description
  • Amenities
  • Reviews
  • Fort Ross, one of the main tourist attractions between Bodega Bay and Fort Bragg, is a California State Historic Park showcasing a historic Russian-era fort compound that has been designated National Historic Landmark status. Located eleven miles north of Jenner on California Highway One, one of the most scenic coastal routes in the world, Fort Ross is surrounded by sandy beaches, panoramic coves, and redwood forests, with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. The 3,400 acre park offers pristine natural landscapes as well as historic structures and exhibits that bring to life the former Imperial Russian settlement, early California Ranch era, and Kashaya territory.

    • Property Amenities:
      • Accessible
      • Family friendly
      • Pet friendly
      • Public tours
    • bday weekend was the best

      Clean, fun, lots of walking, great russian chocolate! Yum. Best bday weekend ever! Great for toddlers! The gift shop is dynamite! Beautiful views

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    • Don’t miss out

      I underestimated how great a location and historical landmark this is visiting the Sonoma Coast. Great Russian American history and a magnificent coastline access.

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    • Interesting history that is worth the stop

      I was always interested in this place and the part that the Russians played in California History. Very interesting rebuilt fort (one of the buildings is original). Visitors can enter the various...

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