Historical Sites - McFarland Ranch

Welcome:

 The McFarland Ranch near Galt is considered a "Living History" ranch, with a goal of providing people with a glimpse of pioneer life in our area. The ranch was once owned by early settler John McFarland, who farmed 1800 acres of land here in the mid-1850´s. His family has helped to keep this gem of Sacramento County´s history open for all to see.

Fast Facts:

  • John McFarland, area rancher, settled in the Sacramento valley in 1857.

How to Get There:

Contact the Galt Area Historical Society for information and to set up tours.

View McFarland Ranch Map

Activities:

There are many great activities being held year round at the McFarland Ranch. Visit the McFarland Living History Ranch webpage, run by the Galt Area Historical Society, to find out what activities are available for you and your family.

Hours and Fees:

Contact the Galt Area Historical Society for information and to set up tours.

Picnics Allowed: Yes

Additional Information:

Visit the McFarland Living History Ranch webpage, run by the Galt Area Historical Society, for more information about historical sites in the Galt area.  View the McFarland Ranch Master Plan and associated documents McFarland Ranch Plan Chapts. 1 through 4 and McFarland Ranch Plan Chapt. 5. ​

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