Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park
Photo Credit: Sean Newsome

8/6/20: Starting Saturday August 8, 2020 ALL State Parks on the island of Oahu will be CLOSED until September 4, 2020, to reduce the potential spread of Covid-19.  This closure plan mirrors the City & County of Honolulu's Act with Care - Do Not Gather Order.

Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park

5/21/20 - Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park is OPEN for day beach and hiking use, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Day Use Facilities remain CLOSED. Access gates will be OPEN for parking access on WEEKENDS ONLY. Gates will be locked.
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Restrictions for outdoor recreation include the following:
HIKING: No group of more than two persons is allowed to hike on state trails, unless all hikers in the group are part of a single residential or family unit sharing the same address. All persons not part of a single residential or family unit shall maintain a distance of at least 20 feet from any other hiker.
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BEACHES: All groups are limited to a single residential or family unit sharing the same address, and no family group shall exceed 10 persons. All persons not part of a single residential or family unit shall maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from any other beach user.
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HOURS: All park areas are open for day-use only, all overnight uses, including camping, are prohibited. Please heed the posted park hours, which may be more restrictive than normal park hours.

Hours Daily During Daylight Hours
Entrance Fee None

Description

The boulder-built fort stands as a reminder of Russia’s short-lived adventure (1815-1817) in the Hawaiian Islands. Massive stacked-stone walls of the fort are a mixture of Hawaiian construction and Russian design. Self-guided walk available.