Come Visit the Legend...at the world-famous Ponderosa Ranch in Lake Tahoe. Where film crews captured the action for "Bonanza", the most popular television western of all time. Where cameras rolled again for "Bonanza – the Return." And where the Cartwright legend is just the beginning of a day packed with Western fun.
Yes, the Ponderosa Ranch actually does exist! It is a sprawling, 600-acre ranch located in Incline Village on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Discover an entire old-west town complete with working blacksmiths, a saloon, antiques, a shootin'gallery, even live gunfights! From pettin' farms and pony rides to our famous haywagon breakfast, there's a Bonanza of fun for the entire family at the Ponderosa Ranch!