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Jack London State Historic Park

2400 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9749
+1 707-938-5216
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Beautiful location

Wonderful outdoor amphitheater. Also home to a terrific theater company, Transcendence Theater... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David R
Sierra Madre, California
Beautiful Area

This is a gorgeous park area, ideal for hiking or just small walks. Don't forget to bring a picnic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Jack London State Historic Park, comprised of 1400 acres, is the legacy of Jack London, one of America's most famous authors. The park offers historic buildings dating to the late 1870's, great scenic beauty and more than 20 miles of trails open to hikers, bikers and horseback riders. The park is open year-round, 7 days, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. There is no camping. Day Use fee is $10/car. Historic buildings include the House of Happy Walls, the Wolf House Ruin, barns, the Cottage where Jack London lived and died and the famous "Pig Palace".
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2400 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9749
+1 707-938-5216
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful outdoor amphitheater. Also home to a terrific theater company, Transcendence Theater. makes for a great evening under the stars

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous park area, ideal for hiking or just small walks. Don't forget to bring a picnic basket with you.

Thank TravelerVG27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Wolf House. So visionary and beautiful. Would recommend to see in the morning before the heat of the day during summer. Educational and interesting. A nice walk in the hills.

Thank toots009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had only enough time to picnic and enjoy the hiking trail. There are picnic tables in a shaded grove just up from the ranch lot. Stop at Glen Ellen Village Market & Deli to get all you need for a meal....More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

If you aren't familiar with Jack London, you should be! And if you are, you will enjoy this Park even more. It has about 30 miles of mixed use trails, and never seem overcrowded.

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I only wish the full park had been dog friendly. Well worth the entry fee. The buildings are amazing relics, the information posts are perfect although the maps were a little difficult to follow

Thank Panda M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The Park has Jack London's former home open for visitor. The are many photos, artifacts and background info about Jack London. You may be surprised to learn how much an environmentalist he was

Thank GeraldP1941
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a beautiful place to visit with an interesting history. Don,t miss the wolf house. This is a nice break from the winery tours and if you can catch opera under the stars it is worthwhile

Thank U5361YAjeffc
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Need time to enjoy all that the park has to offer. We were able to enjoy the park and a musical production in the historical building. It was a great evening.

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting this state park. Great visitor center and gift shop, and really nice walk on the grounds we loved seeing the house Jack London built, or the remains of it, and walking along the pathways. Lovely afternoon.

Thank Jennifer V
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28 June 2017|
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Response from jscoops | Reviewed this property |
Such a cute area. You can walk along the Jack London park area, a fun thing to do in the morning and then go over to the Glen Ellen restaurant for lunch. Many wineries in walking distance. Would recommend the Glen Ellen... More
13 June 2017|
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Response from Jan C | Reviewed this property |
There really are two tours? The house that was built after Jack London's death and the dream house that burned down, then there is the house that they lived in and this is a separate area. If you bring a picnic lunch you... More
Pat H
22 September 2015|
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