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Will Rogers State Historic Park

1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Los Angeles, CA 90272-3941
+1 310-454-8212
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State historic park in the Santa Monica mountains includes hiking and equestrian trails, picnic grounds, guided tours of the Will Rogers historic ranch house and weekend polo matches.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Los Angeles, CA 90272-3941
+1 310-454-8212
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Just a few minutes up the coast from Santa Monica pier and then slightly inland a few miles, take yourself back to Will Rogers' life by touring the ranch grounds and ranch house. Park nearby the ranch house after paying the admission fee and then...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went on "part" of the house tour. It was fascinating, but I'm not one for guided tours. If you don't mind them, it's well worth your time. Rogers was an extremely interesting person.I bailed out after awhile and spent the rest of my time watching...More

1  Thank SHP2
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Fun place to go with friends and or family. The house tour is interesting as are the polo matches. Great place for a picnic. Bring lots of water and sunscreen. There is some good tree shade available. Hiking the trails is a must especially inspiration...More

Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

last saturday, my out of town friends and i spent a most enjoyable half day at the will rogers state park off sunset blvd in santa monica. mike, the ranger at the park, gave an amazing tour of the house where will rogers and family...More

Thank Mimi Y
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Went for a few hour hike that was well worth it as the weather cooperated to provide some hazy views of the LA area and Malibu. Grounds near the historic area are well kept.

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 6 July 2016

if you have seen Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, you will remember the scenes where Captain Kirk and crew land the stolen Klingon Bird of Prey in Golden Gate Park. In reality, this was filmed in Will Rogers State Park. here is where Dr....More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Meh. Attended a picnic here, just basic picnic tables, not much of a view. Polo was happening in a field nearby which was kind of cool. I heard there's a good hike up further but I was not particularly impressed with the part of the...More

Thank ohliz
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Since our daughter and son-in-law live in the LA area it's often difficult to choose things to do since there are so many interesting alternatives throughout the area. During our recent trip we spent a most enjoyable afternoon at the Will Rogers State Historic Park....More

2  Thank Terry B
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Great place to spend the day watching polo, taking a trail ride, hiking the Santa Monica Mountains, and taking a tour of the historic house (at the top of the hour).

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Will Rogers State Historic Park has it all: The backbone trail starts here. Will Rogers home/ranch. Polo fields that do get used for polo. Trails that can be short to Inspiration Point or much longer. Ocean views to downtown los angeles. Dog friendly but you...More

Thank SanMo
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Bob B
2 July 2017|
Response from Summervacationeer | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we received this as a gift from our daughters who purchased a one-hour ride via Groupon.
Abby A
22 April 2017|
Response from Summervacationeer | Reviewed this property |
Hello! From what we could see, it looked like people were arriving early in the day to stake out their spots. This would lead me to believe that it's "first come, first serve" but I'm not sure...