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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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Premier Tour is outstanding

This tour is typically for 5 or fewer with a docent driver of an electric golf cart. The tour... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
Bernard L
Santa Rosa, California
via mobile
Surprising gem in Glen Ellen

Upon arriving at Jack London we did not know what to expect. It turned out to be a beautiful park... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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 June 6, 2017 via mobile

This tour is typically for 5 or fewer with a docent driver of an electric golf cart. The tour lasts 2 - 3 hours depending on the visitors time line. All the historical sites such as Wolf House, London Cottage, Pig Palace and Museum are...More

1  Thank Bernard L
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Upon arriving at Jack London we did not know what to expect. It turned out to be a beautiful park with a lot of different trails / place to walk and a touch of history. Worth a visit and the $10 per car cost.

Thank alichart
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Visiting this park is a great alternative to doing another winery tour. Most of us read The Call of the Wild when we were young, but I had no idea Jack London had written 50 books before he died at the age of 40. He...More

1  Thank AtlantaTripper
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Great break away from Wine Tasting. Beautiful hike to learn about Jack London and see his house and ranch. went over to the bog/lake area that Jack London use to swim in. Also saw his dream house that burned down. You do feel like you...More

Thank jscoops
Reviewed May 8, 2017

A short drive from Sonoma to the park in nearby Glen Ellen. Good visitor's centre that provides information regarding walks and the 'House of Happy Walls' museum. The walk to Wolf Hall was fantastic, well signposted and an easy stroll. You are surrounded by woodlands...More

Thank EJBeck
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We were urged to make time for a visit here and it was well worth while. I loved the Jack London books I've read but did not realize he and his wife were world adventurers and there are a lot more books of his that...More

1  Thank wisconsinwinegirl
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Entrance fee for all paths....Has horse trails as well as hiking trails with pavement as well as those unpaved. Easy access from well maintained parking lot... Bring your water bottle. Fairly steep, take it slow and enjoy..gift shop.that features a film area explaining about property...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Smack dab in the middle of the Valley of the Moon, Jack London Park is a beautiful place to take in the scenery, take a walk, have a picnic, or all of the above. Truly captivating nature at it's best no matter the season. A...More

Thank 46Graham3
Reviewed April 9, 2017

My mom and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Jack London State Park. The self guided tour of the grounds was a great value for a $10 cash entrance fee, and the house of happy walls provided the history of Jack London's fascinating life.

Thank ShelbyL500
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Well kept park with great story of Jack London. The docent at the cottage was knowledgeable and vivid. The cottage itself is very nicely kept. It felt as if we had come 120 years back in time.

Thank Ada B
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June 27, 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
June 12, 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
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September 22, 2015|
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