What time is sunrise and sunset?

We are open sunrise to sunset year round, we ask that you vacate the property before sunset, daily.

How much are the gate fees?

Motorcycles- $3; Standard Vehicle-$5; Truck w/Trailer-$10 (Special Events excluded)


Can I save with a membership?

Yes, you can purchase a year long membership to Gibson Ranch; $49 vehicles, $74 truck and trailer


Is the park handicap accessible?


Do you have barbecue grills?

Yes, at every picnic site!

Are bounce houses allowed?

Yes, with a permit but no water elements allowed. There is no electricity available, so don’t forget a generator.  Gibson Ranch Park does have a limited number of generators available for rent!

Do you rent bounce houses?


What days are the park open?

We are open 365 days a year, sunrise to sunset!

Are dogs allowed?

Yes!  We even have a dog park.  Please keep your dog on a leash unless you are inside the dog park!

Are pinatas, confetti, or water balloons allowed?

No.  Our animal residents are harmed by these items.

Can I reserve a site?

Yes, we recommend reservations, especially on weekends.  If you absolutely want to be in a certain area, reserve it! Call to reserve: (916)806-3868

RV Camping allowed?

Yes!  RV Camping is allowed year round.  Dry only.  $25 per night!

Tent Camping Allowed?

Yes, groups of 25 people or more; 4 people per campsite maximum. Groups must reserve campsites at least 48 hours prior to camping.

Cost: $15 per campsite, vehicle entry included.

Are ATVs or off-road vehicles allowed?


Archery or paintball allowed in park?


Does it cost to walk in?

No way!  We only charge a gate fee to vehicles entering park.  Walkers, bikers, skateboarders, horseback riders, etc, are free-thirty!

Are photo sessions allowed?

Yes, you can.  Check out Photographers’ Night if you are looking for the perfect sunset photo.

Is fishing allowed?

Yes, with fishing license for 16 yrs & older.

I want to look around before deciding to stay, do I have to pay the gate fee?

If your vehicle passes the booth, you must pay the gate fee.  However, it is free to walk in at any time!

Can I swim in the lake?


Can I feed the animals?

No feeding any of our large residents; such as the horses, goats, llama, etc.  But you are encouraged to feed the ducks and geese near the lake!  They love it!

Can I donate animals to the park?

Sacramento County Code does not allow it.  Please contact your local animal shelter.