Fort Ross Conservancy

Fort Ross Conservancy (FRC) is a California State Park Cooperating Association and 501c3 nonprofitFort Ross Flag whose mission is to promote educational and interpretive activities at Fort Ross State Historic Park and Salt Point park. Fort Ross encompasses over 3400 acres on the rugged Sonoma Coast and includes the site of Settlement Ross occupied from 1812 to 1841 by the Russian-American Company.

FRC operates a museum gift shop in the Visitor Center at Fort Ross State Historic Park specializing in a wide selection of items relating to the natural and cultural history of California and Russian America. Membership dues and proceeds from the bookstore assist the following: publishing literature about Fort Ross; maintenance and acquisition of park library and display materials; continuing education for park staff, volunteers, and the the public; historic, ethnographic and archeological studies; surveys, restoration and furnishing plans of historic buildings; maintenance of the old Russian orchard and the gardens of the Call ranch house; special events at Fort Ross and Salt Point.

Your membership includes a semi-annual hardcopy newsletter filled with articles by local and international historians and experts, monthly e-news, 10% discount in the Fort Ross store, and up-to-date information on upcoming events. People interested in Fort Ross are encouraged to join the Fort Ross Conservancy. For more information about Fort Ross State Historic Park, Salt Point park, or to join the association, visit the Fort Ross Conservancy website.



The Fort Ross Conservancy
19005 Coast Highway One
Jenner, CA 95450
TEL 707-847-3437 / FAX 707-847-3601

California State Parks has a valuable relationship with more than 80 cooperating associations authorized pursuant to Public Resources Code 513. These non-profit charitable organizations are dedicated to enhancing the educational and interpretive programs in California State Parks. Associations are related to, but independent of the state parks they serve.

Many associations have websites. California State Parks encourages you to visit these websites, however does not guarantee the content, timeliness or accuracy of the materials on these sites