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Jack London State Historic Park - Venue Options & Site Fees

Picnic Grounds

The group picnic grounds at Jack London State Historic Park offer the perfect setting for family and friends to gather for a casual get together or special celebration. Located within Beauty Ranch, the grounds are surrounded by beautiful vistas and historic buildings.
There are two group picnic areas that can be reserved:

Oak Grove Picnic Area

This secluded and private picnic area is shaded by magnificent oak trees, overlooking stunning views of the vineyards, historic buildings and Sonoma Mountain. Equipped with 2 barbeque grills, this area is accessed by a meandering gravel pathway from the ranch parking lot.
Reserved Day Use:
(30 people or under) $150, 10:00am to 4:00pm only. Call (707) 938-5216
Special Event and/or parties of 30 people or more:
Day Use (10:00am to 4:00pm) or Evening Use (5:00pm to 10:00pm):
Price quote available upon request, call (707) 938-1003
Capacity: Up to 100 people seated or 150 reception
Reserved Day Use fees are non-refundable. In addition a parking fee of $10 per vehicle applies.

Terrace Picnic Area

This unique venue, located next to Jack and Charmian's Cottage Garden offers 3 separate levels with picnic tables under shady oak trees. Views of the Beauty Ranch meadow, stone barns, and a hillside vineyard provide lovely alfresco dining for small group gatherings.
General Event - Day Use 10 am to 4 pm: $150. Non-refundable.
Special Event - Day Use (10:00am to 4:00pm) or Evening Use (5:00pm to 10:00pm): Price quote available upon request call (707) 938-1003 .
Capacity: 50

Vineyard Overlook

This lovely clearing is next to the Oak Grove picnic site and can be added to expand your event. Price quote available upon request, call (707) 938-1003 .

Beauty Ranch Meadow

This broad grassy meadow is bordered by a fenced prickly pear cactus patch and is nestled between Jack London's historic stone barns and cottage, offering an idyllic setting for large-scale events.  This magical "heart" of the Beauty Ranch can be transformed to create the quintessential "Sonoma style" event. 
Special Event (5:00pm to 10:00pm only): $3,500

Winery Ruins

The historic ruins of the Kohler and Frohling Winery serve as an open air courtyard and popular setting for weddings, receptions, fundraisers and special events.  The ruins, at the base of Jack and Charmian's Cottage with stunning views of the vineyards and Sonoma Mountain, are perfectly situated to capture the pastoral elegance of Sonoma's countryside. With rustic elegance and charm, the ruins provide a dramatic and memorable one-of-a-kind event experience.
Special Event (5:00pm to 10:00pm only)

Friday & Sunday: $5,000, Saturday: $6,000
Weekdays: Call for pricing



1. By reservation and for an additional charge, a picnic box lunch can be picked up at the Glen Ellen Market at the base of London Ranch Road.
2. Private guided tours and presentations can be added to events. Call (707) 938-1003 for details.
3. Due to fire hazard, personal grills are not allowed.



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