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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good41%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ranch house” (15 reviews)
“polo field” (11 reviews)
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 28 April 2012

Parking fee paid on entrance to park. As you enter you see the polo field which is very well maintained and used (we were told) every weekend. There is a small gift shop and theatre featuring Will to view before taking the house tour. The...More

1  Thank nurse024
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Good small trail park. It is a simple and moderate close to 3 miles loop. Great look up point at Inspiration Point. Family friendly park but with a parking fee.

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 31 March 2012

Although I was aware of Will Rogers, I hadn't really appreciated his importance in early 20th century American popular culture until visiting this park which preserves much of his former ranch and belongings. We arrived on a Tuesday morning and it was very quiet. Threatening...More

5  Thank 65Rambler
Reviewed 17 February 2012

It used to be a private park, but now we get to visit it for free :o)

1  Thank tonysenior
Reviewed 8 January 2012

The $12 parking fee is a little steep, but the hike is worth the trip. Some of the trails are a little rugged, but the main trails are like roads.

Thank Vao_Fefe
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Go here to watch polo.see Will Rogers home, picnic and hike.We really enjoy it.

Thank mflickermd
Reviewed 15 December 2011

This is a beautiful historic park with large open field for enjoying the sun and Eucalyptus trees, there are picnic tables and grills, hiking trails and the Westside Riding School stables and riding ring for English riding lessons. They have trail ride horses as well....More

Thank socaltravelmom_fun
Reviewed 12 September 2011

It's not only a good place to escape the traffic of L.A., but also to catch up with all you've forgotten about Will Rogers.

Thank WJClinton
Reviewed 10 May 2010

Ok, where else in LA can you enjoy a lovely park and watch a Polo match? We went on May 8, 2010 and the weather was absolutely perfect. We packed some snacks and sat in the shade and watched two matches. The WIll Rogers polo...More

Thank Boston-LA
Reviewed 12 July 2009

Even if you have no interest in Will's house, this state park has scenic hiking without having to drive all the way to Malibu if you live in Los Angeles. The main trail is a mere two miles round trip. While there is not much...More

1  Thank LordSakana
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Bob B
1 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...