Welcome to Gibson Ranch Park

Gates open daily at sunrise and close 30 minutes prior to sunset. Standard vehicle entry fee $5, cash or credit. Please use the payment machine if the kiosk is closed.  Enjoy your visit to Gibson Ranch Park!

On 325 acres of pristine natural countryside, Gibson Ranch Park is one of Northern California’s great family destinations. In lovely Elverta, less than fifteen miles from downtown Sacramento, this amazing natural resource offers a world of fun and relaxation in a gorgeous natural setting.

Young and old alike will find a wide range of activities to enjoy from hiking to concerts to sports of every kind; not to mention the chance to meet a farm’s worth of friendly animals. Whether you’re celebrating a special day, hosting a large-scale company event, or just want to take a peaceful walk in nature, Gibson Ranch Park is the ultimate local getaway for a great time.

Things to do!

No matter what season is it, you’ll find endless choices of things to do in Gibson Ranch Park, a beautiful recreation area and nature preserve that is home to a wealth of scenic views, wonderful animals, and plenty of friendly faces. With countless activities to choose from, get ready to play, explore, and just plain relax in a stunning rural setting.



Upscale or rustic, Gibson Ranch Park offers a beautiful setting to say, “I do.” Your bride or groom will look radiant bathed in golden, natural light and your wedding photos will be sensational. Afterward, dance the night away under the stars or in our ballroom. After the music ends, retire to the one of our quaint rustic cabins.

Equestrian Center

Horses are some of the most beautiful, strong, and intelligent animals on Earth. They have worked with humans as partners and friends for thousands of years. The Equestrian Center at Gibson Ranch Park is a facility devoted to the care of horses, with a broad range of services designed to let you enjoy time with these magnificent animals.


“Gibson Ranch is gorgeous! It has all the necessary amenities, but still preserves nature at its best. The staff are amazingly friendly and so easy to work with. A really wonderful time spent there. Thanks!”

Lisa C.

“Beautiful Place to visit. Clean and the staff helpful… Just for a day hiking around the property. Fishing in the pond/lake. Boarding your Horse. Events are always delightful. We are so lucky to have this little hidden gem in our community.”

Dawn W.