Remembering Paramount Ranch

2021 Note: Everything at Paramount Ranch burned down in the Woolsey Fire except for the creepy church.

Did you know that there is an Old West-themed movie set that is still there, and open all the time for people to just walk around in it, right down the hill?  Go south on Kanan from the 101, turn left on Cornell, and eventually you will see it.  Paramount Ranch.  The movie set is at the entrance to the park, but trails will take you throughout the 2,700 acres of rolling hills.  Visits are free.  Parking is free.  The view from the hill?  Also free.

It’s a lovely way to pass an hour with young children.  Bring a picnic lunch and a frisbee and you might get 2 hours out of it.  We went on New Year’s Eve day.


  1. […] day spent in Agoura Hills is a mostly rural adventure – drive Mulholland Highway, visit Paramount Ranch, go antiquing, “witness the chrome sea of motorcycles and exotic cars at the Rock […]

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