Open Every Day
10am to 5pm
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day Holidays.
Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park
Open: 7 days a week Mondays 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 located at the east edge of Petaluma, off Highway 116 and Adobe Road at
3325 Adobe Rd
Petaluma, CA 94954 (707)762-4871
Department of Parks & Recreation
Bay Area District/Sonoma Sector
20 East Spain Street
Sonoma, CA 95476
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.
Our Cooperating Association
Sonoma Petaluma Parks, Inc. is a non-profit solely dedicated to supporting Sonoma State Historic Park and Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park by funding projects and events
Volunteer in Parks Program
For information on becoming a weekend docent or volunteering in maintenance, curatorial and special events at the park, please contact the Sonoma/Petaluma State Historic Parks Volunteer Coordinator at (707) 938-9547 or Joleen.Ossello@parks.ca.gov.
Available Activities and Facilities at Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Exhibits and Programs
Drinking Water Available