An Active, Vibrant, Urban National Park
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is an urban oasis, a national park nestled in the heart of the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area. Rich in history and cultural significance, the park is a learning laboratory where you can connect with the people, places, and stories of the past. From reading the latest news release to perusing photos from a special event, there are many ways to learn about the park and understand why it is one of just over 400 units in the National Park System today.
- The History & Culture section connects you with the People and Places that make this site so historically significant, and also the Collections and Online Publications that help us better understand how people interacted with each other and the land and its resources.
- Check out the News section for the latest News Releases and Park Newspapers.
- Interested in downloading our free e-books and digital publications or looking at photos from special events? The Photos & Multimedia section is where you'll find them.
- The Education section has information for teachers interested in learning more about our education programs, including scheduling a visit to the fort, and for students interested in programs such as our Public Archaeology Field School and Public History Field School.
- Information about the park's Plants and Animals can be discovered in the Nature section.
- The Management section provides access to information including Park Planning documents, Park Statistics, and Laws & Policies.