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Will Rogers State Historic Park

1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Los Angeles, CA 90272-3941
+1 310-454-8212
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State historic park in the Santa Monica mountains includes hiking and equestrian trails, picnic grounds, guided tours of the Will Rogers historic ranch house and weekend polo matches.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Los Angeles, CA 90272-3941
+1 310-454-8212
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Conveneient and easy to get to, this park is a great place for a family picnic and hike that suits people of all ages, including little ones. Parking is easy, bathrooms are clean, and there's lots of open space for the kids to run around...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We missed the free house tour by about 10 minutes... We walked the Inspiration Point trail. While it was a nice trail, at no point were either of us truly inspired. So, a bit of a disappointment given the name. :) We could see some...More

Thank AaronsTravels
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The historic family home and getaway of American humorist, writer and broadcast star Will Rogers occupies a scenic perch above Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica. But the highlight for our visit on a rare rainy day was the Ranch House tour led by a California...More

Thank DiscJockey
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The park itself is open every day, but the Ranch House and Gift Shop are only open Thursday through Sunday. Tours are hourly, on the hour. We had to go back a second time (we were initially there on a Wednesday). We were glad we...More

Thank DCody
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Just a few minutes up the coast from Santa Monica pier and then slightly inland a few miles, take yourself back to Will Rogers' life by touring the ranch grounds and ranch house. Park nearby the ranch house after paying the admission fee and then...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went on "part" of the house tour. It was fascinating, but I'm not one for guided tours. If you don't mind them, it's well worth your time. Rogers was an extremely interesting person.I bailed out after awhile and spent the rest of my time watching...More

1  Thank SHP2
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Fun place to go with friends and or family. The house tour is interesting as are the polo matches. Great place for a picnic. Bring lots of water and sunscreen. There is some good tree shade available. Hiking the trails is a must especially inspiration...More

Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

last saturday, my out of town friends and i spent a most enjoyable half day at the will rogers state park off sunset blvd in santa monica. mike, the ranger at the park, gave an amazing tour of the house where will rogers and family...More

Thank Mimi Y
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Went for a few hour hike that was well worth it as the weather cooperated to provide some hazy views of the LA area and Malibu. Grounds near the historic area are well kept.

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 6 July 2016

if you have seen Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, you will remember the scenes where Captain Kirk and crew land the stolen Klingon Bird of Prey in Golden Gate Park. In reality, this was filmed in Will Rogers State Park. here is where Dr....More

Thank Dave C
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Bob B
2 July 2017|
Response from Summervacationeer | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we received this as a gift from our daughters who purchased a one-hour ride via Groupon.
Abby A
22 April 2017|
Response from Summervacationeer | Reviewed this property |
Hello! From what we could see, it looked like people were arriving early in the day to stake out their spots. This would lead me to believe that it's "first come, first serve" but I'm not sure...