KeychainMembership Includes: an informative newsletter with information on park history, upcoming projects and events, and a specially designed limited edition boot keychain. Be the first to know what is happening at the Ranch; become a member!

How to Join or Renew: Annual dues (Jan. 1 – Dec.31) are $15.00 per individual or couple. We accept individual or couples memberships.

To join or renew fill out an application online.

You can also print and complete the membership form, and send a check made payable to the Friends of Carrillo Ranch, Inc. (FOCR) for your dues, along with this detachable sheet to: P.O. Box 130145, Carlsbad, CA 92013-0145

A member’s personal information is never shared with a third party.


FOCR Contributions and Accomplishments
  • Participation in the award-winning Park Master Plan
  • Stewards for the National Register and California Historic Landmark listings
  • Donation of the entire Cisco Kid TV series (156 episodes) – in English & Spanish
  • Donation of a Library of Leo Carrillo motion pictures
  • Donation of Ralph Edwards “This is Your Life, Leo Carrillo” video
  • Three (3) Automated External Defibrillators
  • DVD Video of Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park for the Visitor Center
  • Pass-through donations of artifacts and memorabilia from the private sector
  • Signage improvements
  • Grants: Foundation, Corporate, Private, State and Federal
  • Fourteen (14) Park Benches
  • Offering an award-winning California History & Art program to local 4th grade students since 1997
  • Title I school bussing grants for the 4th grade California History and Art program
  • Donation of a golf cart for visitors with challenges/ difficulties
  • Reconstruction and restoration of original stone entrance pillars


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

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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
(760) 476-1042

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ranch hours

Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park is currently open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily with no in-person services. The visitor center and staff offices remain closed, and all programs, classes, camps and events have either been postponed or canceled.

Free Guided Tours

To assist with slowing the spread of COVID-19, our free tours are temporarily halted.