Will Rogers State Historic Park preserves the remaining 186-acre equestrian ranch and home of one of America’s most beloved humorists, philosopher, and cowboy- Will Rogers. Mr. Rogers and his family provided an easygoing brand of hospitality at their ranch. Their guests list of personal friends and world-famous celebrities included Walt Disney, Clark Gable, the Charles Lindbergh family, and famous artists and pilots of the day. In 1944, nine years after his tragic death, Will’s widow Betty Rogers deeded the ranch to the State of California to be enjoyed as a public memorial to her late husband. We welcome you to come and explore the historic museum and hike through the scenic trails that Will relished and shared with everyone who came to visit during his own time. The park is open daily from 8 AM until Sunset. Call the park interpreter at (310) 230-2017 for more information on tours or reservations.
Two accessibly designed picnic tables at the east end of the park, an accessible parking space and accessible portable restroom are nearby. The route of travel and area around the tables are usable.
The Inspiration Loop Trail is an ‘out-and-back’ accessible trail that is 0.42 miles each way that begins at the riding arena. The trail offers amazing views of the Los Angeles Basin and the surrounding Santa Monica Mountains. The surface is compacted soil. The trail is generally flat at less than 5% slopes with intermittent sections between 5% to 8%. Accessible parking is not available at the trailhead. Please contact the park interpreter at (310) 230-2017 for wheelchair accessible service to access the trailhead.
Accessible Trail Data
|Inspiration Loop Trail
||12 FT Average
||12 FT Minimum
The Ranch House House is open for tours Thursdays and Fridays at the top of the hour from 11AM-3PM and Saturdays and Sundays at the top of the hour from 10AM-4PM. House tours are not offered Monday through Wednesday. You do not need a reservation to take a tour unless you have a group of 15 or more, in which case you would need to call the park interpreter. Parking: Five designated accessible spaces are dispersed throughout the main lot. Restrooms: The restrooms are usable. Route of travel is usable. Some slopes may require assistance.
The Visitor Center is open daily and is fully accessible.
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone: (916) 445-8949 | Fax: (916) 449-8966