Jack London State Historic Park


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Jack London State Historic Park


Location:2400 London Ranch Road in Glen Ellen (about 20 minutes north of Sonoma).
Facilities:Historic home, museum, exhibits, picnic areas, horse rentals (seasonal), multi-use trails, self-guiding history trail (é).
Activities:Hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, group tours.
Special Features:Author Jack London made the Valley of the Moon his home in 1905. From his cottage, he wrote numerous short stories, novels, and articles while overseeing ambitious agricultural enterprises. Park includes the cottage, ranch, and gravesite of Jack London, and the ruins of London's dream house, Wolf House.
Address:c/o Diablo Vista District Office
845 Casa Grande Rd
Petaluma, CA 94954

Phone:707-938-5216
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=478
Size: 1,611 acres.

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For more information, write Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen, CA 95442, or call 1 (707) 938-5216.
For a dose of London lore, stop in at the Jack London Bookstore (closed Tue; 14300 Arnold, Glen Ellen; 996-2888), then continue north on Arnold to London Ranch Road, which climbs up to the 800-acre Jack London State Historic Park ($3 per vehicle; 938-5216).
Jack London State Historic Park. 9:30-7 daily through October 25, then 9:30-5.
Even so, London's Beauty Ranch becamehis own memorial: the heart of his property is now Jack London State Historic Park. Some 40 miles north of San Francisco near the small town of Glen Ellen, the park encompasses 803 acres in the Valley of the Moon.