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Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park

6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Ln, Carlsbad, CA 92009-3042
+1 760-476-1042
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Interesting *Free* Tour

I have lived the ranch for 11 years and just went today - what a great tour! We went on a pretty... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
San Diego, California
Great place to just sit and relax!

We visit the area almost annually for over 30 years and didn't realize that the park was even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Ln, Carlsbad, CA 92009-3042
+1 760-476-1042
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have lived the ranch for 11 years and just went today - what a great tour! We went on a pretty hot Sunday afternoon and we were the only people on the tour. So fun! The docent, Skip, did a wonderful job of supplying...More

Thank MOTB12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit the area almost annually for over 30 years and didn't realize that the park was even there. Take time to view the introductory film at the welcome center, tour the main house/buildings and walk the gardens. Definitely do not miss the caretaker's house.

Thank dstinson3
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This park, on the home site of Leo Carrillo, western movie star of long-ago, is a fine place that is not often listed in guide books and "things to do" lists. But it is a well-preserved example of the fairly old west, circa 1920s, with...More

2  Thank jacknZ6159BB
Reviewed 28 August 2017

really enjoyed taking the tour and visiting Leo Carrillo Ranch. We had some friends in town and took them along with there two teenage kids who really enjoyed the history and info they learned. It was nice and best of all FREE

1  Thank Emma S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We got to Leo Carrillo Historic Park in Carlsbad within 5 minutes from our hotel for a wedding and celebration. It was easy to find if you have a GPS. Make a right turn and go down the hill for lots of parking. The buildings...More

1  Thank Cor V
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Clean, interesting historical ranch, Lots of peacocks and other wildlife. Long walk from parking lot on dirt road to main building, if have disability suggest getting golf cart ride or ask to drive car to main area. This is not a large ranch, allow a...More

Thank wmcoats
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a great little park for a lesson in local history, and a great place to walk. There are docents who are full of knowledge and are happy to offer inside tours of the buildings, or to answer questions. The grounds are beautiful and...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My friend and I went to Leo Carrillo Ranch for the first time recently for a walk. Unfortunately, it was just after the Ranger Station had closed, so we didn't get a tour, but the ranger told us we could walk around the grounds and...More

Thank loveurtips
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Be prepared to see lots of peacocks and one pure white one. The guides are very helpful and friendly. Also they have special tours for children as well. Very inexpensive to become a member .

Thank loisa736
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great place to see some California history. Must check out the peacocks. There was an all white one that was awesome

Thank Leslie M
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Erin J
7 March 2016|
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Response from DPB4law | Reviewed this property |
They would like the nature walk around the grounds and may like some of the "old buildings/ranch". Not a lot of things for kids such as rides. There are free range peacocks that some kids get a real kick out of.