The Empire Ranch Foundation (ERF) is a non-profit 501c3 volunteer organization that was established in 1997.
Acting in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the purpose of the Foundation is to protect, restore and sustain the Empire Ranch historical buildings and landscape as an outstanding western heritage and education center.
Due to the very hot weather forecast for Saturday, June 24th, we are CANCELLING THE 11 am DOCENT TOUR at the EMPIRE RANCH.
The Empire Ranch Foundation was recognized by the Cienega Watershed Partnership (CWP) with a listing on CWP’s Wall of Honor. The Wall of Honor recognizes those who have contributed significantly to advancing the CWP mission of sustaining the Cienega watershed. The service must be extraordinary both in time and diversity and it must be significant Continue Reading »
Click here to purchase your tickets for the August 2nd showing of Ride the High Country. The 7th annual Western Movie at the Loft Cinema features Ride the High Country starring Joel McCrea and Randolph Scott. Our program for the evening includes Wyatt McCrea, Joel McCrea’s grandson, and author of Joel McCrea, A Film History. Doors open at Continue Reading »
The BLM has re-opened portions of Las Cienegas National Conservation Area which were closed due to the recent Sawmill Fire. . Areas south and west of the 900 road are now open. The public may access the Empire Ranch Headquarters through the main entrances off highways 82 and 83. However, the Heritage Discovery Trail, all parts of Continue Reading »