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Life on the Ranch: Family Living History Day

August 13, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Wilder Ranch State Park invites you to experience old-time activities from its rancho, dairy far  and cowboy rodeo days. Hands-on activities and living history presentations vary each month and may include: machine shop demonstrations, blacksmith demonstrations, wood stove baking, tortilla making, rope making, butter or ice cream making, crafts, games and wagon rides.

Come for a picnic on the lawn and follow it up with a game of tug of war, sack races, hoops, stilts, and Wilder Ranch’s famous old-fashioned bubbles! 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 and supports the park. This event is appropriate for all ages. Learn more.


Wilder Ranch Docents
(831) 426-0505

Parks and Beaches

Wilder Ranch State Park
1401 Coast Road
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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