Jack London State Historic Park, Glen Ellen

(4.7/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
March 1 to November 30 - Open every day

December 1 to February 28 - Open Thursday through Monday ( closed Tuesday and Wednesday)

The Museum is open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Cottage is open from noon. - 4 p.m.
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  • My wife and I were in San Francisco for a long weekend and decided to trip up to Sonoma to check out the wine country. I remembered that Jack London had built a home nearby and 34 years prior I had fo...  more »
  • We went on a Sunday, missed the 1pm tour so we joined the 1:30pm Beauty Ranch tour, which I learned a lot. I did not realize how popular Jack London is in Russia, holy heck, like 80% of visitors in th...  more »
  • We went with another couple and enjoyed the walk through the park. The trees and vines are really incredible and the misty backdrop make for a mystical experience. I'd highly recommend. 
  • This is a beautiful place to visit. I have gone here twice now had a wonderful time. The grounds are beautiful with trails running along side vineyards and around ponds. You can also see the ruins of the magnificent house that London was building before it was destroyed by Fire. I really enjoy the town of Sonora too, so be sure to do a little exploring around here! Overall a great day trip if you are in the area.
  • We spent a Saturday exploring the park and loved it. Between the house, farm, and trails it was a fantastic place to spend the better part of a day. The museum and ruins of the house had some great information on London that I hadn't heard before (despite growing up in the area). The farm had some interesting layouts (especially the pug house), and the trail up to and around the lake was a nice mellow stroll.
  • A short drive from the bay, hidden away in the beautiful city of Sonoma is this lesser known Jack London state Park. This is were you can learn the story and life of Jack London, the explorer, sailor and author. I really want to enjoy my visit here, but unfortunately, there just isn't enough stuff to do here. Aside from hiking, you can pretty much visit all the sites within an hr or two. If you really want to visit, start early and enjoy the rest of your day wine tasting in Sonoma.
  • Pretty cool if you're into Jack London, definitely check out the museum. If you're with kiddos and are not into London, definitely skip it, not something young kids will enjoy (my experience). Trails are not hard and very pretty.
  • I was really surprised by the beauty of this place. So peacful and calm. I wish I can live those times and see how it was to live there. I'm glad that they saved Big House and Museum. Lake trail is also a nice one for a short walk.