Petaluma Adobe SHP

State Historic Park

Open: Tuesdays through Sundays 10am to 5pm

Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park was the main residence of Rancho Petaluma, the agricultural empire that General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo one of the most powerful men in the Mexican Province of California from 1834 to 1846.

Vallejo ran his cattle, hide and tallow business, raised sheep, bred horses, and grew numerous crops. The adobe contains authentic furniture and exhibits depicting early rancho life.

The huge adobe building, the largest private rancho in California between 1834 and 1846, was the center of activity on one of the most prosperous private estates established during the Mexican period.

The park has shaded picnic areas with views of farmland and oak-studded hills.


A twenty minute drive from Sonoma. The park is at the east edge of Petaluma, off Highway 116 and Adobe Road.

3325 Adobe Road
Petaluma, CA 94954

Seasons/Climate/Recommended clothing

The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.

·Park Information

  • Hours of Operation:

    Open Tuesdays-Sundays
    10am to 5pm
    Closed Mondays

    Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day Holidays.

  • Park Office Telephone:

    (707) 762-4871

  • Region

    North Coast



  • Purchase Annual Passes




3325 Adobe Road
Petaluma, CA 94954