See a Real Fort at Fort Ross Historic Park

Take a trip to the Fort Ross State Historic Park to see how members of the Russian-American settlement lived from 1812 to 1841. The park offers delightfully informative and entertaining tours as well as a reconstructed Russian Orthodox chapel, barracks and two corner blockhouses. The Rotchev House is an original building that was renovated in 1836 for the last manager of Fort Ross, Alexander Rotchev. Fishing, hiking, camping and scuba diving are popular activities at Fort Ross Historic Park, and after a long day of fun, relax in the shade with a picnic at the picturesque picnic area. Fort Ross State Historic Park is located 12 miles north of Jenner on Hwy 1. For more information, call (707) 847-3286. •