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.
Ride with Us on April 6, 2024! We will have two guided horseback rides–a 3 hour ride departing at 9am and a 1.5 hour ride leaving at 10:30am, A BBQ lunch is included in the trail rides and also available for purchase separately. REGISTER NOW
On October 26, 2023, 150 4th graders from Desert Willow Elementary School in Vail spent the day at Empire Ranch Headquarters learning about National Public Lands Day and Las Cienegas National Conservation Area.
Foundation membership demonstrates that the Empire Ranch is meaningful to more and more people. We’re reducing our basic membership to only $35.00 and we hope you will join or renew your membership by clicking here.