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Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park

6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Ln, Carlsbad, CA 92009-3042
+1 760-476-1042
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A Hidden Gem

Although this park is not on the ocean, it makes a wonderful visit. Leo Carrillo, AKA "Poncho... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Timothy K
Loved this historic site

I watched the Cisco Kid and Poncho when I was a kid. Loved learning about Poncho and what a great... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Joseph B
Houston, Texas
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  • Average7%
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6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Ln, Carlsbad, CA 92009-3042
+1 760-476-1042
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Although this park is not on the ocean, it makes a wonderful visit. Leo Carrillo, AKA "Poncho," bought and developed this ranch and raised cattle for many years. Carlsbad took over and has continued to develop this facility. The guides and staff are very helpful....More

1  Thank Timothy K
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I watched the Cisco Kid and Poncho when I was a kid. Loved learning about Poncho and what a great person he was. Free admission and tour. We lucked out had a tour guide just for the two of us. She was great explaining the...More

1  Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

wonderful knowing about the history and the information of the way things were built back then and know how they are going crazy now'

Thank cbad01
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited this place just about one week ago and loved it. Our tour guide Ron did a fantastic job and brought live back into this ranch. It didn't take much fantasy to see Hollywood stars everywhere and wish you'd lived back then... Don't miss...More

1  Thank Petra K
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have been to Carlsbad several times and never new this place exsisted ,what a find !Having watched The Cisco Kid in the fifties ,it was so interesting to hear about Leo Carrillo's (Pancho) life and visit the beautiful ranch he built. The volunteers are...More

Thank ronniepEastbourne
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This was a surprise find. The ranch was owned by Pancho of Cisco the Kid fame from the 20-50's. Our visit started with a short film about the actor who owned the ranch. The volunteer at the ranch was very enthusiastic and informative. She is...More

1  Thank Julia H
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have been here countless times. Perfect place to let small children run around safely. Sometimes there are lots of peacocks out and about and sometimes not so many. But we always have fun walking/ running around and playing. Look for the albino peacock (very...More

Thank Carebear214
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Attended a 50th birthday party here recently and the experience for all of us was wonderful. What a great venue - rustic charm, beautiful location nestled in a valley and great layout. The pool (off to the side of the property) is not gated, so...More

1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Leo Carrillo was a famous actor on Broadway and in over 90 movies in Hollywood, but best known for the Cisco Kid TV series. This ranch was a retreat for him and his family. Now, this 27 acre property is a free, Carlsbad city park...More

1  Thank LarryErickson
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Beautiful setting, an interesting piece of history surrounding some of Hollywood history. Enjoyed the tour, very informative. Didn't get to see the white peacock but the peacocks were everywhere! Check the schedule, we got in free, mid-day on Sundays.

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Erin J
6 March 2016|
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Response from DPB4law | Reviewed this property |
They would like the nature walk around the grounds and may like some of the "old buildings/ranch". Not a lot of things for kids such as rides. There are free range peacocks that some kids get a real kick out of.