Pio Pico State Historical Park

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Saturday, March 7, 2015.

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch Provided - Reservations Required

Pio Pico State Historic Park
6003 Pioneer Boulevard
Whittier, California 90606
(562) 695-1217 or info@piopico.org

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Thank You to Organizations Spreading the Word and Donating In-Kind Services to Our Efforts to Rescue Pio Pico State Historic Park!

  • City of Whittier
  • San Gabriel Conservation Corps
  • Whittier Chamber of Commerce
  • ACRO Printing
  • King Richard's Antiques

Thank You to Our Donors and Members Who are Helping Us Rescue Pio Pico State Historic Park!

  • Richard Moon
  • Romaji
  • Mary Freeland
  • Walter Dominguez
  • Drew Poyorena-Rock
  • Antonio Cardona
  • Letizia Gasparetti
  • Jon Stephens
  • Oscar Valadez
  • Nancy Kettman
  • Bernadine Ojeda
  • Dave Hernandez
  • Matthew Ramsey
  • Susan Yant
  • Jeremy Kopman
  • Barbara Whitney
  • Christine Waldor
  • El Burrito
  • Cecilia Torres
  • Walter Dominguez & Shelley Morrison
  • T. Sam Ziady
  • Sue Tsuda
  • Daniel Hutchinson
  • Ellen Calomiris
  • Victoria Dailey
  • Monica Huerta
  • Ana Moreno
  • Marvin & Eldora Graham
  • Tiffany Dealhoy
  • Pink Elephants
  • Irma Banuelos-Morris
  • Mark Kay & Christine Zudowski
  • Gwen & Robert Brust
  • John Gilardi
  • Joel Moreno


Learn More About Threats to All Our California State Parks and Get More Information on the statewide Save Our State Parks Campaign: "Defend What's Yours!" at the California State Park Foundation Website

Together we CAN save our state parks!


Checkout our new online store!!
El Ranchito Store
Featuring commemorative Pio Pico merchandise
and signed and unsigned copies of the NEW book by Carlos Manuel Salomon, PhD
Pio Pico: Last Governor of Mexican California.

Pio Pico Book by Salomon


The Friends of Pio Pico would like to
Thank our 2011 Volunteers, Sponsors and Donors

  • California State Park Volunteers
  • Whittier College Students
  • Rio Hondo College Students
  • Students and Staff of the San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps
  • Arroyo Development Services Center Clients
  • Supervisor Don Knabe
  • CAPE
  • Southern California Edison
  • City of Whittier
  • Hispanic Outreach Taskforce Members
  • Robert and Ann Ronus Ttee
  • Acro Printing
  • Elizabeth Mendia
  • Enrichment for Educators
  • Pasos de Oro - Steps of Gold Dance Company


Pio Pico State Historic Park is the site of "El Ranchito," the beloved rancho and adobe home
of Pio Pico, the last Governor of California under Mexican Rule.

Pio Pico
Family Man, Politician and Businessman

"El Ranchito"
As It Looked During the 1880s
Supporting Cultural and Educational Programs at
Pio Pico State Historic Park

"El Ranchito" Present Day View From the Front Gate

Pio Pico State Historic Park
6003 Pioneer Blvd., Whittier, CA 90606
(562) 695-1217
Please note that our phone lines are sometimes down.
You can always email us at info@piopico.org.

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Park Hours
Limited Park Hours:
Saturday and Sunday
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Historic Adobe Hours
Adobe is open limited hours:
Saturday and Sunday - Open 10 AM - 3:30 PM
School Tours - Thursday and Friday, by Appointment Only

Tour Information and Hours

Pio Pico State Historic Park
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