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The Friends of Carrillo Ranch, Inc. is a chartered California Educational Corporation, tax exempt under IRS Regulation 501(c)(3) ID#33-0454123.

Become a Member

The Friends of Carrillo Ranch members continue to further the restoration and preservation efforts of the Ranch buildings, grounds and educational projects; to enhance the Ranch experience for all, as Leo would want it to be. Become a member: support and share in the dream of Leo Carrillo.

Contact Information

P.O. Box 130145
Carlsbad, CA 92013
(442) 339-5042
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Ranch Hours

Open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily; admission is free.

The visitor center and select historic building interiors and exhibits are open intermittently for self-guided touring. Please call 442-339-5042 in advance of your visit to confirm staff and docent availability.

Hacienda Closure

  • The Hacienda area will be closed to the public for a scheduled preservation maintenance and reroofing project from Dec. 5, 2022 – Feb. 28, 2023
  • The Hacienda area includes:
    • Hacienda main and bedroom wings (interior and exterior)
    • Courtyard
    • Upper and lower flagstone patios
    • Walkways
    • Lawn area
    • Reflecting pool
    • Cabana
    • Wash House
  • Self-guided walking and monthly botanical tours will be modified to bypass the closure.
  • Guided walking tours (offered Saturday and Sunday, at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.) will continue as scheduled and be modified to bypass the closure All other visitor services and programs are unimpacted.

For questions or more information:
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park -, 442-339-5042
We appreciate your patience and understanding as we strive to be excellent stewards of Carlsbad’s historic resources.

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