Pio Pico State Historic Park In-Person Field Trip!

Explore – Pio Pico State Historic Park

On the grounds of Pio Pico State Historic Park stands the over 170-year-old adobe, home of the last governor of Mexican California. Don Pio Pico was one of the wealthiest and most influential men in the Wild West territory. Owning large amounts of land from San Diego to the San Fernando Valley, Don Pio Pico acquired his wealth through Cattle ranching. Students learn the history of Pio Pico, what life was like in the 1800s at the ‘Rancho’ and how he made his money and eventually lost it. Additionally, learning how the California Gold Rush and the American Civil War affected life for Pio Pico and his Ranchos.


This park is eligible for a FREE blended-access fieldtrip through Every Kid Outdoors and PassPORTS!

Your blended-access program combines a virtual and an in-person experience. Transportation and other fieldtrip related expenses are covered for approved applicants. Fieldtrips at each park are granted depending on availability.

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