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Welcome to Rancho Los Alamitos!
Open Wednesday through Sunday
12:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Reservations are encouraged but not required. Free admission and parking. Make reservations online or send an email to Reservations@RanchoLosAlamitos.org with the time you wish to visit and the number of people in your group (10 people maximum). Enter at the Bixby Hill residential security gate at the intersection of East Anaheim Road and Palo Verde Avenue. When you arrive, please check-in at the station in the parking lot.

For the time being, only the Gardens, Barnyard, Gift Shop, and Restrooms will be open to the public. Here are the latest regulations for visits to the Rancho, which follow the latest mandate from the City of Long Beach:

  • Outdoors, face masks are encouraged but not required, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Indoors, face masks are required for all, regardless of vaccination status.

Reservations are required for all portrait and special event photography, which are not allowed during public hours. Review the Rancho's photography policy here.


For a list of dates that the Rancho will be closed to the public, please click here.


Rancho Los Alamitos, the “Ranch of the Little Cottonwoods,” is a Long Beach City Landmark and twice-listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Rancho is located on Tongva-Gabrielino land known as Povuun’nga. From the Tongva people who lived and gathered at Povuun’nga through waves of newcomers from Spain, Mexico, the United States, and more, the site has nurtured a great diversity of peoples and cultures over thousands of years. Today, the 7½-acre site includes four acres of nationally significant historic gardens, a ranch house (1790-1933), and a restored barnyard of the early 20th-century working ranch. Read more.

During your visit, wander garden trails, learn from knowledgeable docents and volunteers, meet the barnyard’s resident livestock (horses, sheep, goats, chickens, and ducks), and explore California history. Our mission is to inspire a sense of community by educating and engaging visitors with our rich history, our compelling stories, and our authentic connections to California’s past. We welcome you to join us.


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