Closure Update: Monday, February 10, 2014
After our onsite crew assessed the safety of the site and access via Fifth St, we're going to keep the reconstructed fort site (1001 E. Fifth St.) closed to the public today. The Visitor Center will still open at Noon.
Document Available for Public Review
The East and South Vancouver Barracks Investigation Summary and Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis document is now available for public review. Click here for more info. More »
Traffic & Travel Tips
Motor vehicle traffic is often delayed on I-5 during commuting hours. The southbound lanes are frequently slow or delayed on weekday mornings from roughly 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., and the northbound lanes are frequently slow or delayed on weekday evenings from roughly 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Aditional traffic delays on I-5 can be expected when the Interstate Bridge is raised to allow for passing marine traffic on the Columbia River.
Did You Know?
Did you know that Fort Vancouver National Historic Site hosts a number of special events each year that feature costumed interpretation and living history, including the Brigade Encampment, Soldiers' Bivouac, and Candlelight Tour? More...