Deer Hollow Farm is a 160 year-old historical ranch in Silicon Valley. Its mission is to support environmental education programs for our community. Open to the public, this nonprofit teaching farm welcomes 100,000+ visitors and thousands of students annually.

Friends of Deer Hollow Farm is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports the Farm via fundraising, awareness efforts and fun events for families.

Deer Hollow Farm is open to the public.

Deer Hollow Farm White Barn

Admission: free! (Except special events, see below)

Hours:

Open daily 8am to 4pm, except:

      • Mondays: Closed
      • Wednesdays: open from 8am to 1pm

How to get to the Farm

Deer Hollow Farm is located in the beautiful Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve.

From the parking lot, it is an easy, flat and paved 1-mile trail through the park to the Farm.

Strollers and bicycles are very welcome!

GPS address: 22500 Cristo Rey Drive, Cupertino, CA

Print Map

Deer Hollow Farm Revised Map

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What to do at the Farm

      • Explore the barnyard with its century old buildings
      • Visit the cows, sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and pigs
      • Check out our organic orchard and garden
      • Explore 24 miles of trails in the surrounding Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve
      • Picnic! There are picnic tables in the Hay Barn. There are also benches on the trail to the Farm.

Hands-on Nature CenterDeer Hollow Farm Nature Center

The Farm’s Hands-on Nature Center is open on the third Saturday of each month.

Learn about the local wildlife and plants. See exhibits of a stuffed mountain lion, bobcat, birds of prey.

Your kids will love the “Touch Table” with its bones, feathers, nests, and more.

Historical BuildingsDeer Hollow Farm Grant Cabin

Deer Hollow Farm was settled by the Grant Brothers in 1853.

The original caretakers’ home has been preserved.

Look in the windows: a butter churner, iron stove, spinning wheel, and chamber pot are all on display as a representation of daily life in the 1800’s. 


Special Farm Events

Friends hold special events to raise funds for the Farm’s outstanding educational programs. They are all $7 per person, and 100% of proceeds go the Farm.

1. Ohlone Day: October 7, 2017

Every fall, Friends offers Ohlone Day to provide the public access to the replica Ohlone Village. Many hands-on activities and demonstrations by trained docents explain the daily life of the Bay Area’s original inhabitants, the Ohlone. Cost: $7 per person. More info on Ohlone Day

Deer Holloween2. Spooky Times: October 28, 2017

A special activities event for the little ones is Spooky Times!

The Farm is decorated with ghosts, scarecrows, and all things Halloween.

Cost: $7 per person. More info on Spooky Times

3. Farm ToursDeer Hollow Farm tours

Step into the farm pens and other areas normally off-limits, and have an up close and personal visit with our furry and feathered friends. Pet a lamb, feed a goat, watching a milking demonstration!

Cost: $7 per person.  More info on Farm Tours

 

 


For more information about Deer Hollow Farm:

    • Email the staff at deerhollowfarm@mountainview.gov or
    • Call 650-903-6430