This ranger-led tour of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is designed for visitors and their dogs. They will discuss the history of dogs at Fort Vancouver and Vancouver Barracks, as well as the overall history of the site, and highlight how to explore the park safely with pet dogs. All tours will meet outside of the national park's reconstructed Fort Vancouver parking lot (1001 East 5th Street, Vancouver, WA 98661). Dogs are welcome on the tour if friendly and up-to-date on vaccines. Tour last approximately 30 to 45 minutes.
May 26 2018: The Village
Discover the history of the Hudson's Bay Company's vibrant employee village, where workers from Fort Vancouver lived.
June 23, 2018: Spruce Mill Trail
2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Explore Vancouver's unique role as a wartime home front on one of our most popular walking trails.
July 28, 2018: Barracks Walk
Learn about the past, present, and future of the East Vancouver Barracks and Parade Ground.
August 25, 2018: Visitor Center Walk
Discover the diverse history of the national park, from the US Army's Vancouver Arsenal, to the story of Japanese castaways at Fort Vancouver, to the site's maritime history.