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.

A woman in 1840s clothing talking to a group of students at Fort Vancouver.

Distance Learning at Fort Vancouver

Are you a teacher? Find out how to take your students on a "Virtual Field Trip" of Fort Vancouver here!

Costumed volunteers practicing with sabers on the Great Meadow.

Saber Training Program

Learn about the Saber Training Program, presented in partnership with Academia Duellatoria.

A pink flower blooms in the Fort Vancouver Garden.

The Garden at Fort Vancouver

Spring and summer are great times to visit the Fort Vancouver Garden! Learn about the history of the garden and how to visit it here.

A dog on a leash at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.

Bringing pets to Fort Vancouver NHS

Fort Vancouver NHS is a great place to get exercise and have fun with your pet! Learn more here.

Black and white photo of soldiers on the Vancouver Barracks Parade Ground.

Museum Collection

Learn what the 2.1 million artifacts in our museum collection can tell us about the past.

A Chinese man wearing traditional dress in a portrait studio, ca. 1890.

The 1880s at Vancouver Barracks

Discover the stories of working women, immigrants, Indigenous peoples, and the US Army at Vancouver Barracks in the 1880s.

Last updated: September 8, 2021

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Mailing Address:

612 E Reserve St
Vancouver , WA 98661

Phone:

(360) 816-6230

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