TOURS OF RIDGEWOOD RANCH

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Historic Walking Tours of Ridgewood Ranch.
Visit the special place that Seabiscuit called home…the depression era hero that captured the imagination of an entire nation.

All tours are docent-led and available by reservation. You will experience the charm of this historic ranch and learn about the home of the legendary Seabiscuit. Historic walking tours are available beginning June 1st, 2019 through September 28th, 2019, every other Saturday at 9:00 AM, except when events are scheduled. Group tours for travel agencies are available by appointment. Send your inquiry to seabiscuit@instawave.net.

 

Tour cost is $20.00 per person, children under 11 years are free.

Mendocino County residents with proof of residency are $10.00.

Reservations are required. To book your tour, please visit the Store.

TOUR FEATURES

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∙ View film footage of Ridgewood Ranch, including scenes of Seabiscuit’s 1940 homecoming, Red Pollard’s wedding and breathtaking horse racing scenes.

∙ View Seabiscuit memorabilia, hear historical facts, fun stories and poignant memories –

∙ Tour Seabiscuit’s Stud Barn, a National Historic Site, once part of Charles Howard’s first class Thoroughbred breeding operation –

∙ Visit the historic craftsman-style ranch house built by William Van Arsdale in 1905 –

 

 

Photo Policy: Photography for your private use is encouraged during your visit.
Permission is requested for commercial use.

All buildings are handicapped accessible. Only certified service pets, please. Ridgewood Ranch is a smoke-free campus.

Ridgewood Ranch is a privately owned, working ranch. Reservations are required.

WHERE IS THE RANCH LOCATED

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DIRECTIONS TO THE RANCH

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When traveling South on US-101 from Willits:

Look for right turn lane shortly after Ridgewood Summit/Harris Quarry

Merge into right turn lane (see green&white Ridgewood Ranch/RV Park/Seabiscuit Heritage Foundation sign)

Turn Right toward Old US-101 (0.2mi) You are now on ranch property.

Turn Right on Ridgewood Road (0.5mi) See Christ’s Church of the Golden Rule sign.

Proceed down hill, keep straight at 4-way stop.

Turn next right for parking.

When traveling North on US-101 from Ukiah:

See Golden Rule / Good Sam RV Park sign 1.5 mi prior to Ridgewood Ranch turn lane on Ridgewood grade.

Merge into left turn lane (see green&white Ridgewood Ranch/RV Park/Seabiscuit Heritage Foundation signs)

Turn Left toward Old US-101 (0.2mi) You are now on ranch property.

Turn Right on Ridgewood Road (0.5mi) See Christ’s Church of the Golden Rule sign.

Proceed down hill, keep straight at 4-way stop.

Turn next right for parking.