"Grand Emporium of the West"
Explore the lands and structures at the center of fur trade and military history in the Pacific Northwest. Learn about the diverse cultures who lived and worked here. Enjoy relaxing trails along the Columbia River and Village.
Experience costumed programs, hands-on education activities, engaging living history events, creative media and a world-class archaeology collection. Connect to the past.
National Get Outdoors Day June 8
Celebrate free, healthy, active, outdoor fun in your urban national park on Saturday, June 8, 2013, from 10:00-3:00.Read More
Explore the Museum Collection
Fort Vancouver's museum collection includes two million archaeological and historic artifacts. Explore and learn about and our preservation efforts!Read More
Northwest Cultural Resources Institute
Learn more about this unique partnership! Take a look at the NCRI Archaeology in Action photo gallery or peruse issues of the NCRI Report newsletter.Read More
What's new at the McLoughlin House
The park's McLoughlin House Unit in Oregon City, Oregon, offers an array of house museum activities, including historic handwork demonstrations.Read More
Read Fort Vancouver: News from Your National Park
Fort Vancouver: News from Your National Park publication provides updates on park projects, events, and opportunities! Read the latest edition here.Read More
Learn about the new addition to the park
In 2012 the Army relinquished the East & South Vancouver Barracks to the National Park Service. Learn the latest news about our plans for preservationRead More
Did You Know?
Did you know that John McLoughlin, Chief Factor at Fort Vancouver, is known as the “Father of Oregon” for his aid to American immigrants arriving over the Oregon Trail? His home in Oregon City, Oregon is a unit of the national park system administered by Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. More...