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Sharing Your Memories

February 8th, 2015

Take a moment to share your favorite ranch memories and win $500!  We hope that you have fond memories of your ranch visits over the past 50 years.  We always enjoy seeing the ranch through your eyes and want to see your favorite photos. In celebration of our 50th guest ranch season we are having




50 Years of Great Ranch Vacations

January 8th, 2015

Our family is very excited to be celebrating 50 years of great ranch vacations in 2015.  We are so grateful that my grandmother, Helen Rankin, had the forethought to open her doors to guests in 1965.  My grandfather, Leroy, had passed away just 11 years earlier.  She was busy running our cattle ranch and raising




Local Beef for the Holidays

December 10th, 2014

Our family has been raising cattle for generations, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that we began selling local beef directly to you.  This has been a very exciting adventure for me learning the ropes of the retail beef business.  Our guests have enjoyed taking beef home after vacationing at the ranch, neighbors have




Thanksgiving Traditions

November 24th, 2014

The holiday season is upon us and our family is looking forward to gathering at the ranch to celebrate with our Thanksgiving Traditions.  There was a time when celebrations were in our “family” dining room at a table for twelve.  However, these days were before my time.  Today we are blessed with a large family




Cattle Ranching Legacy Continues

November 19th, 2014

I am Amanda Rankin Barrett and I have the privilege of continuing a long time family cattle ranching legacy. For 151 years my family has been raising Hereford cattle in central California and now it is my turn to help continue this legacy.  I live and work on our ranch and we would be happy




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