The Ranch is now closed for the season. We thank you for your patronage this summer. We will reopen on June 6th, 2014, weather permitting, and close on Columbus Day, October 13th, 2014.For 2014 reservations: CLICK HEREFor 2015 reservations: CLICK HERE *Named Top 5 Hidden Gems by USA Today *Featured in Sunset-Exploring Secret California *Named The Golden 15 by LA Times We are currently in the process of interviewing for new Ranch Hosts at Drakesbad for 2014. We anticipate several great programs for this coming summer and are happy to report that many of our crew will be returning. Stay tuned for updates and thank you for your continued interest in Drakesbad!
Drakesbad Guest Ranch is Lassen Volcanic National Park's famous retreat. It is located in a lush mountain valley within short hikes of steaming fumaroles, bubbling mudpots, and many fascinating hydrothermal wonders. Since 1900, its guests have found hospitality, seclusion, restoration and recreation at Drakesbad.
- Horseback Riding
- Guided Stargazing
- Nature Crafts and more
At Drakesbad some of the best moments of the day will be spent in our rustic dining room enjoying wonderful meals created by our dedicated kitchen staff. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet style, and dinners are something to look forward to - beautiful creations featuring local and organic produce and quality ingredients.