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Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

Contact Information

(707) 762-4871

Park Hours

Open Tuesdays-Sundays
10am to 5pm
Closed Mondays

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

Driving Directions to Petaluma Adobe SHP

A 20 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

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Camping and Lodging

Online reservations are not available for this park.

Brochures and Campground Maps

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.

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.

Upcoming Events

May 9 - Living History Day, Petaluma Adobe
May 14 - Lecture, Albert Hurtado, "Vallejo & Sutter, Horse Thieves or Heroes", San Francisco/Solano Mission
May 30, 31 - Stevenson's Regiment w/ Fife & Drum Corps, Encampment in Barracks
June 10 - Concert, Aldo Mosca & South American "Chorosemnoma"
July 4 - Sonoma Parade, Downtown Plaza
August 12 - Concert, Carlos Herrera Trio
September 10 - Lecture, Clinton Smith, "Portraits of Vallejo's Time", San Francisco/Solano Mission
October 3 - Fandango, Petaluma Adobe
October 12 - Lecture, Dr. Peter Meyerhof, "The Bear Flag Revolt, What Really Happened"
November 15 - Victorian Crafts Faire, Vallejo Home
December 12 - Christmas at the Mission

Available Activities and Facilities at Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

Historical/Cultural Site
Picnic Areas
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Exhibits and Programs
Guided Tours
Interpretive Exhibits
Family Programs
Drinking Water Available