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Will Roger's ranch house
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Will Roger's ranch house
Description - Before Sunset Boulevard reaches the ocean you can find the home of one of America's most beloved humorists, Will Rogers.

Attractions - Before Sunset Boulevard reaches the ocean you can find the home of one of America's most beloved humorists, Will Rogers. In what is now the town of Pacific Palisades, Rogers built his ranch, where he lived with his wife Betty and their three children, Will, Jr., Mary, and James. The 31-room ranch house, which includes 11 baths and seven fireplaces, is surrounded by a stable, corrals, riding ring, roping arena, golf course, polo field - and riding and hiking trails that give visitors spectacular views of the ranch and the surrounding countryside - 186 acres. The ranch became a State Park in 1944 after the death of Mrs. Rogers

Recreation - For visitors enjoyment there is a stable, corrals, riding ring, roping arena, golf course, polo field - and riding and hiking trails that give visitors spectacular views of the ranch and the surrounding countryside

Climate - A warm, dry Mediterranean climate prevails over Southern California - inland it is hot in the summer, mild in the winter. Coastal areas have a more moderate climate with frequent fog in the summer. Most of the precipitation comes as rain during the winter months.

Location - The park is located off Sunset Boulevard in Pacific Palisades at 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road.


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Contact Information:
Angeles Topanga Sector Headquarters, 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road , Pacific Palisades, CA, 90272, Phone: 310-454-8212, Fax: 310-459-2031

Additional Information:
California's Historic Sites - This section includes the major historic sites within California. California's rich history is showcased in its many historic sites and monuments.
Los Angeles County State Parks and Beaches - In Los Angeles County, wild places exist in the middle of a major metropolitan area. The state park sites in this county cover mountains and high-desert to beaches.

Links:
California State Parks - Official agency website.

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