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.

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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National Day of the Cowboy

Come on out to the Empire Ranch to help us celebrate National Day of the Cowboy on Saturday, July 24th from 8 am to noon.  FREE Family Event with demonstrations, presentations, and ranch tours.

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Docent Tours Resume

The Empire Ranch Foundation docent tours, held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month, at 11 am, will resume on Saturday, August 14th. 

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Agents of Discovery

You can now explore Historic Empire Ranch in an exciting new way. It’s called Agents of Discovery, the not-so-secret, secret agency dedicated to learning and playing outdoors.

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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.

Online Gift Shop

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

Continue reading...

National Day of the Cowboy

Come on out to the Empire Ranch to help us celebrate National Day of the Cowboy on Saturday, July 24th from 8 am to noon.  FREE Family Event with demonstrations, presentations, and ranch tours.

Continue reading...

Docent Tours Resume

The Empire Ranch Foundation docent tours, held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month, at 11 am, will resume on Saturday, August 14th. 

Continue reading...

Agents of Discovery

You can now explore Historic Empire Ranch in an exciting new way. It’s called Agents of Discovery, the not-so-secret, secret agency dedicated to learning and playing outdoors.

Continue reading...

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