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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 2 weeks ago

During a visit to Santa Monica, my brother and I had a couple of hours free in which we could visit Will Rogers State Historic Park to hike up and back to Inspiration Point. What I like about this particular trail is that you feel...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great location near Pacific Palisades will give you an easy walk on a dirt road that ends with a fantastic view of Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica. Parking is NOT free but you are giving back to state historic park. There are facilities near Will Rogers...More

Thank arr_1k
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

On a sunny clear morning in LA, there is no better place to go for views of all of LA and the coastline. Lots of families walking with and without dogs. People on horseback, and a few mountain bikers. After the spring rains the hills...More

Thank MagnumPI808
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I received a wonderful gift from our daughters for Christmas. They gave us a horseback ride for two at Will Rogers State Park and it was an unforgettable experience and we loved it!

Thank Summervacationeer
Reviewed 29 March 2017

High above the Pacific Palisades along the curvy western end of Sunset is this gem. Though I was there on a Monday, when there were no house tours, just being able to walk the grounds was a treat. The trail to Inspiration Point was not...More

Thank Dean R
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Conveneient and easy to get to, this park is a great place for a family picnic and hike that suits people of all ages, including little ones. Parking is easy, bathrooms are clean, and there's lots of open space for the kids to run around...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We missed the free house tour by about 10 minutes... We walked the Inspiration Point trail. While it was a nice trail, at no point were either of us truly inspired. So, a bit of a disappointment given the name. :) We could see some...More

Thank AaronsTravels
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The historic family home and getaway of American humorist, writer and broadcast star Will Rogers occupies a scenic perch above Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica. But the highlight for our visit on a rare rainy day was the Ranch House tour led by a California...More

Thank DiscJockey
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The park itself is open every day, but the Ranch House and Gift Shop are only open Thursday through Sunday. Tours are hourly, on the hour. We had to go back a second time (we were initially there on a Wednesday). We were glad we...More

Thank DCody
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
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Abby A
Are there picnic spots we can reserve?
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...