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Fort Ross State Historic Park

19005 Coast Highway 1
Jenner, CA 95450
Fort Ross Chapel
Fort Ross State Historic Park
View From the Air at Fort Ross
Fort Ross State Historic Park
The Pacific Ocean view from Fort Ross
The Call Picnic Area
Fort Ross State Historic Park
Fort Ross Conservancy
Fort Ross
Militia at Fort Ross
Pacific Coast
Scenarios at Fort Ross
Sunset on the compound
The Chapel
Sandy Cove
Sandy Cove
ELP Garden
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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 park contains about 3,400 acres of spectacular wildlands.

Fort Ross offers ample parking. The Visitor Center, restrooms, upper picnic areas, and trail to the historic compound are handicap-accessible via new ADA trails. There is also handicap-accessible parking near the fort compound.

Fort Ross State Historic Park is open every day from 10 am to 4:30 pm. The park grounds are open from sunrise to sunset. Between November 1st and March 1st the park will be open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays, and closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. For details on scheduling a private tour, please see Fort Ross Conservancy's Tour information.
Camping Amenities:
Amenities: Private Campgrounds-

*Timber Cove Campground and RV Park: 707/847-3278
*Gualala River Redwood Park, reservations: 707/884-3533
*Ocean Cove; first come, first served: 707/847-3422
*Casini Ranch Family Campgrounds, four miles inland from Jenner, 800/451-8400?

Public Campgrounds

*Stillwater Cove Park reservations: 707/565-2267 [Monday through Friday 10am-3pm]
*Sonoma County Regional Park campground reservations: 707/565-2267
*Gualala Point Regional Park, one mile south of Gualala, 707/565-2267?
*Doran Regional Park, one mile south of Bodega Bay, reservations, 707/565-2267 ??
*Salt Point State Park reservations: 800/444-7275 (first-come first served during off season, otherwise reservations available through Reserve America.)

There are 109 family campsites at Salt Point State Park. Thirty sites are on the ocean side of the highway at Gerstle Cove Campground, and 79 sites are on the east side of the highway at Woodside Campground.

For more information on Gerstle Cove & Woodside campgrounds at Salt Pt: 707/847-3221.
Outdoor Activities:
Educational / Historical Tours
Family Fun
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