Baechtel Creek Inn - Willits, California, CA 95490, United States
  • Motor Car

Skunk Train

January & February - Train departs Willits depot on Saturdays & Sundays at 9:45am  for approx 4 hour ride

March 1-17, 2016 - Train departs Willits depot on Mondays, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday at 9:45am for approx 4 hour ride

March 18 thru end of month - Train departs depot 7 days per week at 9:45am for approx 4 hour ride.

Call Today for our Skunk Train Package!

  • Rose

Paint the Town Red

Join us at Barra of Mendocino Winery  on Saturday, February 6 from 12  to 5 pm for this amazing event supporting women's heart disease.  It is the number 1 killer of women and the afternoon is devoted to special guest speakers, booths, appetizers and wine!

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"A True Blues Valentine"

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers is playing on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the Little Lake Grange.  Tickets are $20 in advance.  Go online to Evenbrite to purchase. 

  • Footrace

36th Willits Classic

This annual footrace (walkers welcome) circles the farming community of Little Lake Valley, following beautiful rural roads with virtually no traffic.  Footrace starts on Sunday, February 14 at 10 am for the 10 milers and 10:30 am for the 5K run/walkers at Recreation Grove on East Commercial Street.  Visit

  • Ridgewood Ranch

Ridgewood Ranch Docent-led Spring Nature Walks

At 10 am (rain cancels) join a free docent-led Spring Nature Walk at Ridgewood Ranch, home of legendary racehorse, Seabiscuit.  The dates are as follows:

March 19

March 26

April 2

April 9

April 16

  • Seabiscuit and Train

Historic Walking Tour of Ridgewood Ranch


Saturday group tours (some exclusions)

Visit the special place that Seabiscuit called home.  View film footage of Ridgewood Ranch, including scenes of Seabiscuit's 1940 homecoming, Red Pollard's wedding and breathtaking horse racing scenes.  View Seabiscuit memorabilia, hear historical facts, fun stories and poignant memories.  Visit the historic craftsman-style ranch built by William Van Arsdale in 1905.  Tour Seabiscuit's Stud Barn, a National Historic Site, once part of Charles Howard's first class Thoroughbreed breeding operation.  By Reservation Only.

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Community Festival & Car Show

May 27-30, 2016

Come join the fun at the Willits Community Festival and Car Show!  Vendors, classic cars, food and wine.

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Kate Wolf Festival

June 23, 24, 25, 26, 2016

Our most popular festival of the year  . . . book early!  Amazing music line-up and great food, atmosphere... a must do festival!