October 13, 2015

The Friends of Carrillo Ranch, Inc. Board of Directors wishes to acknowledge with gratitude the generosity of our corporate, small business, and organization donors since 1990. Their charitable support continues to enable the Friends to fulfill our mission to assist the City of Carlsbad in the preservation of the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park and to provide an award-winning California History & Art education program for local fourth grade students.

Since the Friends of Carrillo Ranch, Inc. relies solely on members’ dues and individual and corporate donations to provide important educational and preservation programming, please consider making a contribution or becoming a member today. The Friends is a chartered California Educational Corporation, tax exempt under IRS regulation 501(c)(3), ID #33-0454123.

Sincerest thanks to all!

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, Margaret Herrick Library
Bank of America Foundation
Carlsbad Evening Rotary Club
E Clampus Vitus РSquibob Chapter
Farmers Insurance Group – Carlsbad, CA
Gary Nessim & Kathy Kinane
Greg Evans – Cartoon Artist/LUANN strip – San Marcos
H&H Tack & Feed – Encinitas, CA
Hewlett Packard Company
Imperial Palace Auto Museum – Las Vegas, NV
Joel Reese Country Western Band
Lennar Communities & Elizabeth Wiegand
Office Depot
Pacific Scene/UDC Homes/Woodward
Personal Touch Dining
Ralph Edwards Productions – Hollywood, CA
Reuben H. Fleet Foundation – SDCF affiliate
Rhodes Productions – Manhattan Beach, CA
Target Corporation – Minneapolis, MN
Target Stores – Encinitas, Oceanside, Vista & Vista South, CA
The Rudolph J. And Daphne A. Munzer Foundation
Tip Top Meats, Carlsbad, CA
Turner Entertainment Company – Los Angeles, CA
Wells Fargo Foundation – San Diego, CA
Wells Fargo Bank – La Costa, CA


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 and enjoy 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.

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.

Free Guided Tours

Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. Meet at the welcome kiosk in the parking lot. Tours last approximately 90 minutes. For groups over ten people, please schedule a private tour.