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Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

Contact Information

(707) 762-4871

Park Hours

Open Every Day
10am to 5pm

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.

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Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.

Open: 7 days a week Mondays through Sundays - 10am to 5pm

Docents dressed in period costumesPetaluma 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.

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3325 Adobe Road
Petaluma, CA 94954

Seasons/Climate/Recommended clothing

The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.


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For information on becoming a docent or volunteering at the park, please contact the Sonoma/Petaluma State Historic Parks Volunteer Coordinator at (707) 939-2149 or

Volunteer Opportunities and 2016 Training Events

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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