Take a Walking Tour of the Home of the Legendary Seabiscuit
Whether you are a fan of the book, the movie, or both, you won’t want to miss visiting the home and final resting place of the famous racehorse Seabiscuit at Ridgewood Ranch. Located a mere 10 miles southeast of Mendocino Redwoods RV Resort, visitors can take a guided walking tour of the property and learn all about the little racehorse that captured the hearts of an entire nation.
“Because Seabiscuit was one of the greatest racehorses who ever lived, his barn is a landmark in sports history. But it’s more than that. Seabiscuit was a beloved popular icon of the 1930s, a rags-to-riches hero who captivated and uplifted a nation stricken by the Great Depression. His barn is a treasure of our history, and it is so fitting that it now occupies a privileged spot on the National Register of Historic Places.” ~ Laura Hillenbrand, Author of the best-seller, “Seabiscuit – An American Legend”
Seabiscuit Ranch Guided Walking Tour
Visit the special place that Seabiscuit called home. The guided tour of this charming ranch includes:
- Seabiscuit memorabilia accompanied by historical facts, fun stories, and touching memories
- Video footage of Ridgewood Ranch throughout Seabuist’s life and horse racing clips
- Seabiscuit’s Stud Barn
- Seabiscuit’s descendants, the Lil Biscuits
- Owner Charles Howard’s 1905 ranch house
- A commemorative souvenir to remember your visit
Historic tours are available on the first and third Saturdays through September 2021, so snag a slot while the opportunity lasts. Guided walking tours begin at 9:00am. Tickets are $20.00 per person, and children 11 years and under are free. Reservations are required and can be made here.
Besides Guided Walking Tours
Ridgewood Ranch serves as a venue for special events like weddings, reunions, and workshops throughout the year. Plus, guided nature hikes are offered around the property during the spring. For more information on these additional opportunities, visit Seabiscuit Heritage Foundation.
Whether you are coming for a sightseeing walking tour venture or back to nature getaway, Mendocino Redwoods RV Resort is your home away from home. Our cozy campsites and cabins, first-class amenities, and plenty of activities on-site and off are just what you need for a good time!