Saturday April 20th - Los Encinos Easter Egg Hunt

Apr 20 2019 1:00 pm

Join the Los Encinos Docent Association at Los Encinos State Historic Park, on the Saturday before Easter Sunday, starting around 1 P.M., for our annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Admission is free. Donations of any amount are welcome.

This is our most popular event; a tradition for decades. In addition to the Egg Hunts for ages from toddlers to 10, we will have traditional games, a blacksmith, and old-time music, tours of the historic adobe and performers in period costume.

The Egg Hunts will be grouped as follows:

1:30: Toddlers 2 and under (in the corral)

2:00: Kids 3 and 4 (in the corral)

2:30: Kids 5-6 (in the orange grove)

3:00: Kids 7-10 (in the orange grove)

Video - School Field Trips to Los Encinos

Los Encinos State Historic Park is a treasure trove of history from the days before California became a state. School field trips are encouraged and they are free.

See how it was in the early days... As it was then, it still is now.

This video explains our School Field Trip program.

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Visiting The Park

ImageThe Visitors' Center in the Garnier Building is open for self-guided tours during regular park hours.

The newly-refurbished De la Ossa Adobe is available for free guided tours by appointment only or during some special events. Thank you for your patience as we deal with reduced staff.

School tours are available, please contact us to set up a time.( )

The park is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and most state/national holidays.

You may enter the park via the Moorpark Street gate or the Ventura Boulevard gate. Both are open during regular park hours.

Hours are 10 AM to 5 PM. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.

Duck food is provided at our coin-operated dispenser. You are strongly discouraged from bringing bread as the ducks and geese can't properly digest the highly refined grains that people eat.

We have no parking lot. Please park on the street and pay close attention to posted signs. The lot at the corner of Ventura and Balboa is for the businesses in that area.

"Encino Mom" Visits Los Encinos

Encino Mom TV visited Los Encinos State Historic Park on one of our living history days.

Here's the source: the original post on the "Encino Mom" blog.

Support Los Encinos State Historic Park

ImageThanks to the generosity of our supporters and our local community, the Los Encinos Docent Association is able to continue providing educational and community events at Los Encinos State Historic Park.

Your support helps us achieve what we are dedicated to -- the education about and preservation of Los Encinos State Historic Park.

To make a tax deductible donation, send your check payable to:
"Los Encinos Docent Association" to:
16756 Moorpark St.
Encino CA 91436-1068

Or use Paypal

Restoration of the De La Ossa Adobe

A State Parks produced video about the restoration of the adobe after the 1994 Northridge Earthquake

Los Encinos Archive

Garnier bldg with MoundThis is a collection of documents and images in the possession of the Los Encinos Docent Association, a volunteer organization that supports the activities of Los Encinos State Historic Park.

Most of these materials come from generous donations by the families that lived at Los Encinos over the years. We are grateful to them for providing us with this invaluable link to our shared history.

These documents and images are free for research, education and other non-commercial use. If commercial use is to be made, please obtain the permission of the Docent Association.

In all cases where materials from the Los Encinos archive are used, please provide credit and, if possible, a link back to our website at "".

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