Rancho Penasquitos
Rancho de Los Penasquitos

Los Penasquitos Ranch House

12122 Canyonside Park Drive, San Diego, CA 92129
Park: (858) 484-7504

Adobe Grounds and Trails: 
8 a.m. to sunset, 7 days a week
Adobe House Museum: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday - Tuesday
Guided Adobe House Tours: 11 a.m. on Saturday, 1 p.m. on Sunday (by request) 
Self-Guided Adobe House Tours: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday - Tuesday
Self-Guided Wedding Tours: 7 days a week during park hours, or call (858) 484-7504

Learn more:  

Rancho Los Peñasquitos was the first Mexican land grant in present-day San Diego County. Presidio comandante Francisco María Ruiz fulfilled the conditions of the grant by building a small adobe structure in 1823. Archaeologists have found remains of that structure within one wing of the existing house.

The surrounding park property features more than 10 miles of non-motorized multi-use trails, a staging area, community garden, restrooms, and is a popular venue for weddings and special events.

Learn more about weddings at the property on our Weddings page. View possibilities for your next reunion, birthday party or corporate event on our Corporate Events page.   

Established in 2012, the Los Peñasquitos Community Garden is comprised of 20 6' x 16' garden boxes, providing ‘green thumb’ lessees with the space and amenities they need to grow their own produce. The cost is $120 per year. Gardeners are required to visit weekly and garden every season. Call 858-484-7504 for information, and to be added to the wait list. Please be prepared to share your first and last name, your phone number, your email address and a general overview of your gardening experience. You can also send a message to a park ranger.

Visit the News & Events page for park events, updates and closures. 
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