• 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

Things To Do

Photo of students walking into the reconstructed stockade, past the park sign with arrowhead emblem

NPS Photo

Fort Vancouver NHS and the McLoughlin House unit offer a variety of opportunities for people of all interests and ages.

Whether you prefer a solitary walk along a shaded historic pathway, the company of thousands of people at a special commemorative event, or an activity somewhere in between, Fort Vancouver NHS hosts many diverse activities and programs from which to choose.

For the latest information on things to do in the park, please contact the Visitor Center Information Desk at (360) 816-6230 or click on one of the links we've provided below for a list of current programming.


Current Program Highlights

From hands-on opportunities to walks to evening programs by candlelight, there are many activities for many different interests.

To see the complete list of our exciting events at the reconstructed fort, please click on Fort Vancouver 2014 Annual Events and Programs. For more detailed information on specific upcoming events, click on Schedule of Events.


Did You Know?

An HBC beaver trap from the collection at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

As the fur trade-era depot and headquarters for the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia Department, did you know that over 61,000 animal pelts were shipped from Fort Vancouver to England in 1843 alone? This and many other stories are interpreted at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. More...