Wakamatsu Historical Public Tours – Saturday, April 20 & May 18
The site of the first Japanese colony in America in 1869, the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony is on the National Register of Historic Places and California Registered Historical Landmark #815. This 272-acre property features Okei-san’s historic gravesite, an 1850’s farmhouse, and a turn-of-the-century barn. Rich in cultural and natural resources, the rolling landscape boasts productive farming soils, wildlife habitat, oak woodlands, ponds, and a wheelchair-accessible trail. Onsite is ARC’s native plant nursery, orchard, and giving garden.
Wakamatsu Farm is open to the public only during scheduled events and tours, such as this public tour. Led by trained docents, the approximate 1.5-mile hike is mainly outdoors, on dirt trails, over generally flat terrain, including stairs, and is not recommended for mobility-challenged visitors. Mature children 10+ are welcome.
Wakamatsu Open Farm Days are suitable for all visitors, including families and mobility-challenged visitors. Steady rain or temperatures over 100 degrees will cancel. Check ARC’s event calendar for updates. Please contact julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224 to RSVP or to schedule private tours. Cost: $10/Adults, $5/Children 10-17 years old. All proceeds directly benefit Wakamatsu Farm. Find out more at: www.ARConservancy.org/wakamatsu
Contact ARC for year-round private tours.
Amenities are limited, so plan for rugged outdoor leisure. Please manage your own trash and leave the land better than you found it. Steady rain or temperatures over 100 degrees will cancel. Check ARC’s event calendar for updates.
Located at: 941 Cold Springs Rd. Placerville, CA. Cost: $10 per vehicle. Buses and large vans are $5 per person. All proceeds directly benefit Wakamatsu Farm. For private tours, please call 530-621-1224. Find out more at: www.ARConservancy.org/wakamatsu
Date & Time
April 20, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
$10/Adults, $5/Children 10-17 years old