Elkus Ranch and Conference Center
1500 Purisima Creek Road
Half Moon Bay 94019
Phone: (650) 712-3151
Located south of Half Moon Bay and operated by the University of California Cooperative Extension Service for the purpose of providing hands-on environmental education for children. Gardening, composting, animal science, environmental stewardship, health and nutrition are all components of the educational programs and day camps offered throughout the year. Sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits, pigs, a llama, miniature donkeys and horses live at Elkus Ranch along with an abundance of native plants and animals. The farmhouse is surrounded by miles of hiking trails, two sleeping tents on platforms, two restored barns, vegetable garden and enabling garden, greenhouse, a lath house, and a Master Gardener demonstration garden. Visits by special arrangement only. Call (650) 712-3151 for more information.