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Wakamatsu Open Farm Day – Animals of Wakamatsu Farm

May 21, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


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During this Open Farm Day on May 21st we will be celebrating the animals of Wakamatsu Farm. Enjoy donkey cart rides, falconry, bird watching, animal tracking, sheep petting area, fishing and learning about garden allies.

Owned by American River Conservancy, Wakamatsu farm is the site of the first Japanese colony in America. The property is cherished for its cultural history and natural resources. During Open Farm Days, explore the property at your own pace. Visit Okeisan’s 1871 grave site.  Tour the Native Plant Garden. See the Graner Farmhouse while enjoying the shade of the 150 year-old Keyaki tree. Take a trip around the lake on the 1.5-mile trail. Picnics are welcome. Docents will be on-site, ready to share information and answer questions. Open Farm Days are suitable for most ages and capabilities. No dogs allowed. Points of interest are mostly outdoors and reached by dirt trail or unpaved road over generally flat terrain. At Wakamatsu Farm, seasonal produce and pre-orders for pick up are available from FogDog Farm.

Requested Donation: $10 per vehicle. Buses and large vans are $5 per person. Additional donations are welcome.

Visit ARConservancy.org/Wakamatsu for more information about the history of the farm. For questions, email cathy@ARConservancy.org 

Registration is required.

 Note: Temperatures over 100 degrees, AQI over 150 or rain may lead to a cancellation.


May 21, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


American River Conservancy
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Wakamatsu Farm
941 Cold Springs Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667 United States
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