Virtual Guidebook to Santa Cruz, Monterey, Big Sur and Central Coast
Marina, Fort Ord, and Seaside

Fort Ord was a major army training base from 1933 until 1994. Since closure it has been repurposed with a campus of the state college system, a technology zone, a shopping mall, new housing, and the Fort Ord National Monument.

In 1957 a portion of Fort Ord was separated and made into the Laguna Seca Raceway.


Marina State Beach on Monterey Bay

(December 13, 2005)


The racetrack at Laguna Seca

(April 28, 2000)

Next Locality: Fort Ord Dunes State Park