The Ranch House
Let us "pamper you" on your way to Yosemite or to enjoy a relaxing
Also available for events, gatherings, retreats and weddings.
Smith's Station was originally a popular stop in the 1800's for
stages and horsedrawn freight wagons. The original hotel once
served guests on their way to Yosemite. Among the visitors signing
the guest register at Smith's was Teddy Roosevelt. Smith's was a
toll station for Big Oak Toll Road, but you can travel it for free today!
Watch the Stars
Visit the nearby District Forest Ranger Station with
ideas for the whole family to enjoy (and a great bookstore!)
Enjoy the meadow, Smith Peak and local day hikes or
fish in the pond (catch and release)
Play badminton or picnic on the grounds
Rafting, horseback riding nearby
Visit nearby Groveland with great restaurants, quaint
shops, museum and library
The new owner is restoring the Stagecoach Stop #3. Visitors may take a guided
tour of the restoration project, once identified as Sprague's Barn in 1877 when
Pioneers John Smith and George Sprague were ranch partners.
Stay in the Pine Room or Spruce Room..enjoy the 36 ft deck overlooking the meadow and Smith Peak.
Laundry service is available.