Slide Ranch Est. 1970

2025 Shoreline Highway, Muir Beach, CA, United States

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Say “I do” on our sweeping lawns framed by the stunning scenery of the California coast.
Slide Ranch is the ideal setting for couples who love the outdoors and want a laid-back atmosphere for their special day. When you book Slide Ranch you have exclusive use of the sprawling wedding venue for you and your guests.
The Lowdown
Barn / Farm / Ranch
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Camping / Glamping
Field / Forest / Orchard
Farm View
Rolling Hills
Garden Party
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Product Launch
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Family Reunion
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

With a plethora of breathtaking natural vistas and backdrops for wedding events and photos, Slide Ranch is the ideal setting for couples who love the outdoors and want a laid-back atmosphere for their special day. Say “I do” with sweeping views framed by the stunning scenery of the California coast, then party into the night in our yurt or in our new Farm to Table Teaching Center. The natural lighting at Slide Ranch is gorgeous, particularly in the late afternoon when the sun is setting over the Pacific. There is also a trail stretching from the wedding ceremony area right down to the sands, which offers plenty of stunning natural locations for couple portraits and sunset shots, backed by the rugged rock formations of the coast. When you book Slide Ranch you have access to a beautiful, sprawling wedding venue - in a National Park! - for you and your guests. So, not only can you enjoy Slide anch on your wedding day, but you can also visit your wedding venue for your entire life! Also, you can BYOB and use your own caterer. Because Slide Ranch is an environmental education non-profit organization, you know your money is going to a worthy cause.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

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Additional Insurance Is Required To Host An Event At This Venue


Celebrations Hosted Here Since
10 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Licensed Server Is Required
Indoors & Outdoors
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Camping or Glamping for up to 40 People.
Eco/Green Events
Kid Friendly Events
Handicap Accessible
Inside Scoop

A stunning location for a wedding with amazing settings for your wedding photos! Since we are in a National Park, you can come visit for your whole lifetime, and bring your friends and family back to visit any day of the year!

  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
  • Other
Venue Features
The Scene:
Overlooking the rugged coastline of Northern California, Slide Ranch provides a beautiful, natural setting for your very special day. Located on 132 acres within Golden Gate National Park, choose your backdrop from a number of picture-perfect settings - coastline, pasture, Pacific sunset, garden, farm, or all of the above. Even thought we're only 30 minutes north of San Francisco, it will feel like a destination wedding. Hear the waves crash as you say 'I do'. Take your wedding pictures by our rustic barn or in the tidal zone. Party into the night in our traditional Mongolian yurt. Because Slide Ranch is a 501c3 nonprofit environmental educational facility for kids, you know your money is going to a worthy cause.
Our notable fetures include:
- jaw-dropping veiws of the California coastline
- an Oceanfront yurt
- a Geodesic dome
- a goat and sheep barn
- beautiful rolling pastures
- a new Farm-to-Table kitchen and outdoor deck overlooking the ocean.
- Jerry Garcia was our first donor, and the Grateful Dead used to practice here!
Extra Perks:
Farm to Table Teaching Center
  • Indoor space for 38 people with beautiful Restoration Hardware chairs (20) and Tables (2-3), Amazing Ranch Photos and Heath Ceramics tile work. Lots of windows and glass doors.
    Beautiful deck overlooking the ocean with room for 80, with numerous large Restoration Hardware tables w/benches for 72
    Host 150 people by the FTTC building by overflowing into the adjacent Organic Teaching Garden.
    Optional: Commercial kitchen including: 8 burner stove; 2 ovens; lots of counter space including a large prep table; a 3 basin sink; 2 hand-washing sinks, 2 large Fridges, 1 large Freezer and limited use of the commercial dishwasher.
    1 ADA accessible restroom (for people with disabilities only), 1 ADA parking space. Entire building is ADA accessible. 

·  Yurt with wood-burning stove and firewood
·  Two terraced Ceremony/Receptions areas
·  8-10 picnic tables that seat 8-10 people
·  4 36” Round folding tables that seat 4 people
·  4 48” Round folding tables that seat 6 people
·  4 6ft rectangular tables
·  25 black folding chairs
·  Fire circle area with covered hut for cooking and food prep-No fires unless pre-arranged
·  ADA accessible Porto-potty
·  Available for wedding ceremonies and receptions, no overnight stays

Geodesic Dome
•    4 picnic tables that seat 8-10 people
•    4 burner stove and cooking utensils, pots & pans, etc. (only used when camping)
•    Dishes, cups, flatware for up to 40 people (only used when camping)
•    Large, level meadow
•    Composting toilet (not ADA accessible)—no other toilet available at this site
•    Available for Glamping or group camping (up to 40 people) and wedding ceremonies (up to 150 people)
Awards & Notables 7x7 Blog - Brigette & Miguel
Sylvia Krzysztofek - John & Kristy
Aevitas Weddings - Holly & George
Aevitas Weddings - Slide Ranch
To Wander and To Seek - Sarah & Paul
A Camp Wedding - Dustin Cantrell
Delbarr Moradi - Dan & Rachel 
Dylan John Western - Brittany & Nick
Eco-Beautiful Weddings - Laura & Joel
100LayerCake - Charissa & Brett
Andi Hatch - Alyssa & Josh
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
For food, bars, and accomodations, your best bet are the towns surrounding Slide Ranch and Golden Gate National Park. They include: Muir Beach (5-min drive), Stinson Beach (10-min), Mill Valley (15-min) and San Francisco or San Rafael (30-min).


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