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As of November 3rd, we are open only on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays (closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays) through March 15th. In addition we are open on state holidays: January 1 & 19, February 16, March 31, May 25, July 4th...more
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This is a very worthwhile experience. I knew nothing about the history of the Russians in California and this recreation of their settlement is well preserved and most informative. On the occasion we were there a group of schoolchildren were just settling in for a...More
I really enjoy this old fort and and the history is so interesting . The Only place in the North America where the local indigenous tribes had a written contract with Europeans. The Russian settlement here made and applied many advanced technologies of the time...More
This park is a nice little diversion if you have an hour or 2 to spend. In addition to the historical interest of the Fort Ross area you can walk down to a lovely cove with some nice tide pools. Not the kind of place...More
The first time I went to fort Ross I was probably about 12 and even at that age I was impressed. I brought my son here when he was 10 and he really enjoyed it. Today I made the trek alone while the others were...More
We never knew why the Russian River was called that, and the impact of the Russian population on the history of this part of the US. The Fort is well maintained and overlooks the ocean so it is beautiful. There is a really nice visitor...More
We really like our recent visit here & learned about the history of the Russian-American Camp. Spend about 1 hr waking around. If you are driving up from Burnsville stop here first in the am- then go up the coast for lunch at the Timber...More
Mostly reconstructed Russian fort on the West Sonoma Coast. There's a museum with displays that you can read about and see a little bit of history that I never really learned about. Also a pretty walk along the coast.
The parking is self - pay,...More
Russian supply fort in the heart of California. Interesting history going back to when Russia owned Alaska. They needed food and trade goods and this fort served to provide both.
Hiking and history combine to make for a really nice morning or afternoon.
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Yes. Fort Ross now has ADA trails from the visitor center to the fort compound. We also have one beach wheelchair that we can loan to visitors for the day. There are ADA accessible picnic areas and the compound itself now... More
Yes. Fort Ross now has ADA trails from the visitor center to the fort compound. We also have one beach wheelchair that we can loan to visitors for the day. There are ADA accessible picnic areas and the compound itself now has ADA paths throughout. Please check the Fort Ross Conservancy website for days of operation - we are not open 7 days a week because of Sacramento service reductions.