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First you cant see anything as everything is behind a fence. Second people live here it is on the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Michelle G
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Bakersfield, California
Windwolves Elk Preserve Nearby

Though my family has done Weedpatch, we continued to the Windwolves park this time. Very nice and... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2016
Larry P
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Brigham City, Utah
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I was excited to see a piece of history in this area and the camp that I saw looked very interesting but there were fences around the camp & I didn't try to get inside. Perhaps I visited the area at the wrong time?? Also,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Bella4fatty
Reviewed 11 July 2017

First you cant see anything as everything is behind a fence. Second people live here it is on the grounds of immigrant housing. This is a historical place but it really needs help to be something spectacular. If you drive by be respectful.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 3 July 2016

A very interesting place, several folks volunteer to keep the place up, painting etc. They hold a Dust Bowl Day annually, lots of information about that era.

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank 594virginiar
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Saw a program on Sacramento TV. While in town came to see. Was disappointed it was closed up, but luckily a woman in the community center was hospitable and gave us lots of information/history about the small exhibit behind the fence. What little we saw...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank TheCaliforniaCouple
Reviewed 26 April 2016

After reading the previous reviews, I was so happy to find that there has been improvements made to the remaining buildings at Weedpatch Camp. It looks like they are being maintained and are fenced off so that vandals aren't going to walk off with things....More

Date of experience: April 2016
4  Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is the camp that Steinbeck talks about in the Grapes of Wrath. Some of the buildings are still there and worth seeing.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank FedArch
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Though my family has done Weedpatch, we continued to the Windwolves park this time. Very nice and still a few flowers out this late in early March. No fees and quite scenic. It seems that wedding parties use this area frequently.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Larry P
Reviewed 31 August 2015

While there isn't much for the tourist looking for a gift shop and tour, this is a great place to pull in and walk around, especially if you've read the Grapes of Wrath. The buildings are just as they were, and it's easy to picture...More

Date of experience: February 2015
4  Thank twidwell
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Here you can walk into the pages of a novel by Nobel Prize winning author John Steinbeck. In Chapter 22 of The Grapes of Wrath, the Joads arrive at Weedpatch Camp - and here it is. Weedpatch was built as a migratory labour camp during...More

Date of experience: April 2014
28  Thank AJSardine
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