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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.