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Jack London State Historic Park

Jack London State Historic Park - Directions, Hours and Fees

Welcome to Jack London State Historic Park, once known as Jack London's "Beauty Ranch". The park's 1400 acres include the Beauty Ranch, Cottage, House of Happy Walls Museum, Wolf House ruins, and 29 miles of trails. We recommend that you allow 3 hours to visit . The park is located in Glen Ellen, California, about 1.5 hours north of San Francisco, in Sonoma County between the towns of Sonoma and Santa Rosa.

From San Francisco - North on Hwy 101, East on Hwy 37, North on Hwy 121, North on Hwy 116, Right on Arnold Drive, Left on London Ranch Road.
From Sonoma - West on Hwy 12, Left on Madrone Road, Right on Arnold Drive, Left on London Ranch Road.
From Santa Rosa - From Hwy 101, East on Hwy 12, Right on Arnold Drive, Right on London Ranch Road.
Accessibility: Transportation in our electric cart is available upon request for accessibility purposes. 

Dogs: Leashed dogs are welcome in the historic areas of the park, including the trail to the Wolf House ruins. Dogs are not allowed inside any buildings or on the back country trails. Please clean up your pet waste.  Service animals specifically trained to aid a person with a disability are welcome.

Smoking: Due to fire danger, smoking is allowed only in the 2 paved parking lots. Please use the provided ash trays to extinguish all smoking materials and prevent wildfires.

Days and Hours of Operation 
Open Daily
  9:00 - 5:00   Park Hours 
10:00 - 5:00   Museum Hours 
12:00 - 4:00   Cottage Hours 
Holiday Schedule
Thanksgiving Day - Park and Museum open
Christmas day - Park closed
New Year's day - Park, Museum and Cottage open
$10  Vehicle entry fee
$49  Annual Pass.  Click here to PURCHASE ANNUAL PASS 
$50  Vehicle with 10 to 24 passengers
$100  Vehicle with 25 or more passengers
Cottage Entry Fees 
$3 per person                     
Children under age 13 are free
Group Picnic Site Day use Reservation Fees (click here for more info about the sites)
Oak Grove site $150 capacity 100
Terrace site $150 capacity 48
Docent Guided Private Group Tour Fees
Students K-12: 1-20 people $20, 21-30 people $30, 31-40 people $40
Adult Groups: 1-20 people $50, 21-30 people $70, 31-40 people $90
All private group tours require online reservations at least 14 days before the requested tour date and fee payment upon confirmation of tour. 

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