Who We Are

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.

National Day of the Cowboy

Plan to join us on Saturday, July 23, 2022 from 8 a.m. to noon to celebrate National Day of the Cowboy at the Empire Ranch.

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Last Train from Gun Hill

Join us on June 4, 2022 for a free outdoor showing of the 1959 classic movie, The Last Train to Gun Hill,  Bring your own seating. Click here to purchase chuckwagon dinner tickets.

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Volunteer Days

Dedicated volunteers have been key to preserving the historic Empire Ranch House and Headquarters.  Please join us on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 8 am. 

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Online Gift Shop

You can now shop online for ERF Gift Shop items. Your purchase helps preserve and protect the Empire Ranch!

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Who We Are

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.

National Day of the Cowboy

Plan to join us on Saturday, July 23, 2022 from 8 a.m. to noon to celebrate National Day of the Cowboy at the Empire Ranch.

Continue reading...

Last Train from Gun Hill

Join us on June 4, 2022 for a free outdoor showing of the 1959 classic movie, The Last Train to Gun Hill,  Bring your own seating. Click here to purchase chuckwagon dinner tickets.

Continue reading...

Volunteer Days

Dedicated volunteers have been key to preserving the historic Empire Ranch House and Headquarters.  Please join us on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 8 am. 

Continue reading...

Online Gift Shop

You can now shop online for ERF Gift Shop items. Your purchase helps preserve and protect the Empire Ranch!

Continue reading...

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