Paicines Ranch & Event Center

(831) 628-0288



Elaine Patarini and Mary Rowen talk to Big Blend Radio about the visitor experience and environmental mission of the historic destination of Paicines Ranch near Pinnacles National Park, in San Benito County, central California. 

Located near the eastern entrance to Pinnacles National Park in San Benito County, California, the historic Paicines Ranch provides the perfect backdrop for any event and makes for a relaxing lodging destination. It’s spacious enough to accommodate large groups, while providing the ultimate in privacy for your celebration. It is the perfect retreat for naturalists to enjoy birding, hiking, star-gazing, or just relaxing. Conveniently situated at the gateway to San Benito County’s Wine Trail, one could plan for a day of wine tasting, then relax, enjoy the sunset and some of the most stunning views to be had in San Benito County.

Paicines Ranch offers a variety of outdoor group and meeting and lodging facilities to meet a wide range of needs. Our indoor meeting facility accommodates a group of 20—perfect for an off-site meeting, retreat, workshop, or rehearsal dinner. We have three lodging facilities, each of which can accommodate from three to six persons, depending on sleeping arrangements. All our indoor facilities are non-smoking.

For weddings and other large group events, our facility offers the following amenities: ceremony and reception sites, flexible event start and end times, ample nearby parking, amplified music allowed (live or deejay), you can choose a caterer to suit your needs, bring your own beverages, tables and chairs are provided and set up according to specifications, and guest cottage suites for the bride and groom. We have a large dance floor with adjacent stage and plenty of electrical power for music of choice. Our front lawn (traditionally used for ceremony) also has power at all four corners to allow for amplification of vows and/or acoustic or recorded music. We also provide plenty of outdoor lighting for events that last into the evening.

See Paicines Ranch featured in Spirit of America Magazine! 

The Paicines Ranch offers a natural setting that is unique, beautiful, and relaxed. Paicines Ranch is located between Hollister and Pinnacles National Park, at 13388 Airline Hwy., Paicines, CA 95043. For more information on our lodging, wedding and special event facilities, call (831) 628-0288 or visit

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