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California Agricultural Tourism Directory
California Agricultural Tourism Directory
California Agricultural Tourism Directory
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Willow Creek Ranch

Owner
John & Cathie Mary Orr, and Sarah Reid
Address
5125 Michel Rd
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City
Mountain Ranch
County
Calaveras
Zip
95246
email
willowcreek_naturale@willowcreeknatural.com
Phone
209-754-0790
Fax
209-754-0776
Directions

From Sacramento: Take Hwy 16/Jackson Hwy toward Placerville. Take Hwy 49 toward Jackson. Stay on Hwy 49 to San Andreas. Turn on Mountain Ranch Rd. Go 5 miles to Michel Rd. Turn right. First Driveway on Left.

Hours
Farm Stay is overnight. Tours are 8:00 a.m by app only and must be scheduled in advance.
Primary Ag Business
  • dairy operation (cows
  • sheep
  • goats
  • others)
  • sheep
  • goats
  • hogs
  • llamas
  • alpacas
  • other animals
  • vegetable
  • berries
  • melon production
  • Other (please explain below)
Primary Ag Business--Other

Farm Stay, 600 sq ft cabin 3 bedrooms sleeps 8. Seasonal activities include seasonal farm chores.

Farm or ranch acreage
40 acres
Activities

Farm Stay, 600 sq ft cabin 3 bedrooms sleeps 8. Seasonal activities include seasonal farm chores. Seasonal chores include gardening, milking cow when "fresh", gathering eggs, feeding farm animals. Above ground pool and trampoline for warm sunny weather. Demo/help make mozarella cheese, butter and seasonal items. Help as much or as little as you like. Watch our video on "America's Heartland"

Products

Jams, embroidery, (as available) butter, eggs, mozzarella cheese and other. Cabin sleeps 8 - can add family style breakfast or dinner.

Events

Calaveras County has many activities available for visitors including but not limited to Gold Panning, Wine tasting, shopping,, plays, theater, music, casinos, Caverns, Gold tours, Bear valley snow events, Lakes, Rivers, canoeing, and many more.

Accommodations
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • farm stays
  • farm/ranch vacation
Direct Agricultural Sales
  • agriculture-related gifts/crafts
  • farm stand
  • fresh produce
  • meals
  • meat
  • poultry
  • eggs
  • animal products
  • on-farm sales
  • U-pick
Educational Experience
  • agricultural technical tours
  • classes or workshops
  • farm tours
  • garden/nursery tours
  • lecture/presentation
  • participatory experience
  • school or youth tours
Entertainment
  • picnic or play area
Outdoor Recreation
  • bird watching
  • nature walks
Miscellaneous

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