ATTENTION! CHANGES TO OPERATING HOURS--

Due to staffing shortages, the Fort is only open on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9am to 5 pm.

Thank You for Your Support!


The Apple River Fort would like to extend a sincere thank you to the various businesses and individuals who have helped the Fort through generous donations, sponsorship, and promotion.


Massbach Ridge Winery
Elizabeth, Illinois

Massbach Ridge has developed a Black Hawk red wine and an Elizabeth white wine. A portion of the sales of these two wonderful wines help contribute to the Apple River Fort. Stop by the winery for a taste and to show your support!  Visit Massbach Ridge.