Discover the Story of the Pacific Northwest

Located on the north bank of the Columbia River, in sight of snowy mountain peaks and a vibrant urban landscape, this park has a rich cultural past. From a frontier fur trading post, to a powerful military legacy, the magic of flight, and the origin of the American Pacific Northwest, history is shared at four unique sites. Discover stories of transition, settlement, conflict, and community.

Archaeologists help kids excavate during Kids Dig! programs.

Join us for a Kids Dig!

Kids Digs introduce kids ages 8 to 12 to the fascinating world of archaeology!

Photograph of a dog in front of the reconstructed fort

Explore Fort Vancouver with your dog!

Join us this summer for a "Bark Ranger" walking tour with your dog!

Fire starting demonstration

Learn the skills of the fur trade

Join us for a series of free workshops and discover the survival skills of the 19th century fur trade!

Photo of African American soldier.

Buffalo Soldiers at Vancouver Barracks

Learn more about the fascinating story of Company B of the Twenty-fourth U.S. Infantry Regiment, who arrived at Vancouver Barracks in 1899.

Photo of park ranger holding a beaver fur with children.

Field Trips at Fort Vancouver

Are you an educator? Learn more about bringing field trip groups to Fort Vancouver here!

Last updated: June 11, 2018

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Mailing Address:

612 E Reserve St
Vancouver , WA 98661


(360) 816-6230

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