Welcome to the Cookson Ranch 

Cookson Ranch is open for Summer/Fall 2024*

Enjoy fresh air, beautiful open fields and a refreshing swim in the cool waters of Redwood Creek. Warm up by a campfire and roast a marshmallow or two. Wonder at the amazingly clear skies and bright starry nights. Cookson Ranch is a perfect setting for youth camps and outings, retreats, family reunions, school outings, and seminars. The camp can accommodate groups of any size*, up to the maximum of 150 persons, for day use, overnight stays, weekends or week-long adventures. 

Founded in 1934, the Ranch is the perfect location for your event. From youth camps to church retreats to weddings, and so much more, Cookson Ranch is the ideal place to enjoy the rustic quiet of the mountains and Redwood Creek. Cookson Ranch is located in Redwood Valley, off of Highway 299, only 30 minutes from Blue Lake. 

Please note that Cookson Ranch no longer allows alcohol on its premises.

*Cookson Ranch requires a minimum of ten people for reserving the facilities at this time. This is subject to change at the discretion of Cookson Ranch Foundation, Inc.