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China Ranch Date Farm

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When you're at the top of the road going in, you won't believe what you'll find at the bottom. Give... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New York, NY
history, adventure, and of course, dates!

This little date farm is tucked in a gypsum canyon and getting there is an adventure straight out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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When traveling through the Death Valley area consider visiting beautiful China Ranch, near Tecopa California. China Ranch is a family owned and operated small farm, a lush piece of greenery amidst the forbidding Mojave Desert near Southern Death...more
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8 China Ranch Road, Tecopa, CA
+1 760-852-4415
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you're at the top of the road going in, you won't believe what you'll find at the bottom. Give yourself lots of time to explore.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank anomy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little date farm is tucked in a gypsum canyon and getting there is an adventure straight out of "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"! I was in a small car. Just drive carefully, and you will be totally fine (unless it's rainy/been raining, then,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank DesertFlower42
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Located just outside of the town of Tecopa. The road is gravel, narrow and goes down into a lush oasis where the farm is located. There is no cell service. Smaller RVs might be able to drive down slowly and there is a large parking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank pasherry
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This was a very unusual place . An oasis of seven streams the allow the growing of a wondrous assortment of dates that I haven’t see since hippy days in Morocco. Way out of the way and out of time . A crazy looking drive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Susanbpkan
Reviewed 10 August 2018

You enter by means of a road descending through a gray mud hill canyon and then the green spot in the desert comes into view. Once at the ranch you will find a gift shop with date and date products for sale. The ranch also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank StevenP3559
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Loved the date trees and the date shake! Definitely worthwhile visiting! Best is to go when you'll be traveling to Tecopa Hot Springs

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Zita H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My mom had been here over 20 yrs ago with a tour group and thought my 10 yr old and i would enjoy a date trip to visit. We arrived from Las Vegas and the drive through the empty mountains and desert was beautiful and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Robin34986
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Love the road to it, the yummy dates, the China Ranch history, and now the river trail. Oh, and a date shake, of course.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank HoosierFoodLover
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

The road in & out can be exciting. The place is full of history and now some great date palms. Go for a hike around the place while you are there. Sample the dates & buy your favorites. They are expanding and adding more trails...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank michaelmC5240PP
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Take a risk and find China Ranch! Once there you will be glad you went. Amazing history and environment. This is not your typical destination but it is a trip worth taking.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Pat S
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Response from Jon F | Reviewed this property |
No elevators, but really not to many stairs that can't be avoided. Make sure if you have a wheelchair involved it can handle gravel well enough because the road/paths are mainly gravel and dirt. If you park on the lower... More