A Special Event!

Life on the Ranch: Family Living History Day

Saturday, September 12 from 11 am to 3 pm


Wilder Ranch State Park invites you to experience old-time activities from its rancho, dairy farm, and cowboy rodeo days.  Hands-on activities and living history presentations include:  butter churning, ice cream making, branding, cooking, roping skills, wagon rides and demonstrations in the ranch buildings. Come for a picnic on the lawn and follow it up with a variety of games. The event is held on the grounds of the Wilder Ranch Cultural Preserve. The park is located 2 miles north of Santa Cruz on the coast side of Highway 1 at 1401 Coast Road Santa Cruz, CA 95060.  Day-use parking fee is $10.  This event is appropriate for all ages.  For more information, please call (831)426-0505.


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