Contact Number

  • (707) 445-6547

Park Accessibility Information

Park Hours

  • Daily 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Fort & Logging Museums:
    Self-guided Interpretive Trails

Park Activities

Except for service animals, dogs not allowed in buildings.
Historical/Cultural Site
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Exhibits and Programs
Interpretive Exhibits
Hiking Trails

Park Facilities

Drinking Water Available


Park Directions

Get directions through Google Maps

South side of Eureka, CA, the park is located just off HWY 101 on a grassy bluff overlooking Humboldt Bay & the Bayshore Mall. East on Highland Ave. 1 block.
From Oregon/Crescent City:
Take 101 South to Highland Avenue in Eureka.
From SF Bay Area:
Take 101 North to Highland Avenue in Eureka.
From Sacramento Area/Southern California:
Take I-5 North to 299 and head eastbound to 101. Take 101 South to Highland Avenue.

Welcome to Fort Humboldt State Historic Park

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Fort Humboldt is a historic miliatry fort, situated on a bluff overlooking Humboldt Bay. This remote military post was established in 1853 and later became the headquarters for the Humboldt Military District.

Park Information

Land Acknowledgement

Park Adventures

School Resources




District Contact Information
District Office: (707) 832-1484
District Fax: (707) 441-5737
3431 Fort Ave.
Eureka, CA 95503

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