• Image of the reconstructed stockade at Fort Vancouver and Pearson Air Museum looking northeast from the Land Bridge.

    Fort Vancouver

    National Historic Site OR,WA

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  • Vistor Center Temporarily Relocates to Pearson Air Museum on Sep 15, 2014

    The Visitor Center operation will temporarily relocate to Pearson Air Museum, beginning on Monday, September 15, 2014, while the visitor center is rehabilitated. More »

  • The McLoughlin House Site Will Close at 2:00 pm This Saturday, October 18, 2014.

    The McLoughlin House unit of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will close early this coming Saturday, October 18, to prepare for a community partnership event. The McLoughlin House will be open from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm this Saturday.

Public Transportation

Public transportation is a fun and easy way to access the park.

Getting to the park by train

Both Vancouver, Washington and Oregon City, Oregon are served by Amtrak. Vancouver's station and depot sits at 1301 West 11th Street in downtown Vancouver. Oregon City's station is located at 1757 Washington Street in downtown Oregon City.

For Amtrak reservations and schedule information, call 800-872-7245, or visit www.amtrak.com.


Getting to the park by bus

Greyhound: Vancouver, Washington is served by Greyhound Bus Line. The local terminal is located in downtown Vancouver at 613 Main Street (360-696-0186).

Fare and schedule information for the national Greyhound Bus Line is available by calling 800-231-2222 or by visiting the greyhound website at www.greyhound.com.

C-Tran: C-Tran, Vancouver and Clark County, Washington's public bus service, has 26 routes covering Clark County and connecting into Portland, Oregon. Three transit centers and five park-and-ride facilities serve the area.

C-Tran also offers curb-to-curb service for people who are unable to use regular service, as well as carpool and vanpool services.

C-Tran buses on routes 32 Evergreen/Andresen and 37 Mill Plain travel near the park daily. Contact C-Tran Customer Service at 360-695-0123 or try their website at: www.c-tran.com.

TriMet: The Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) provides transit service throughout Oregon's Clackamas, Washington, and Multnomah counties, including Oregon City.

A TriMet bus, the 99 McLoughlin Express, provides access to the McLoughlin House unit in Oregon City.

For more information, contact TriMet at 503-238-7433 or visit their website at www.trimet.org.

Did You Know?

Image of O.O. Howard from the New York Historical Society's Civil War Treasures Collection

Did you know that a number of U.S. Army generals served at Fort Vancouver NHS’s Vancouver Barracks early in their careers? The list includes Generals Oliver O. Howard, George C. Marshall, Ulysses S. Grant, George B. McClellan, Phillip Sheridan, William T. Sherman, Omar Bradley and George Pickett. More...