Meet the Lambs: Family Pod Field Trips
4070 University Rd, Hopland, CA 95449, USA
4070 University Road 4070
Hopland, California 95449
Contact: Hannah Bird
Sponsor: Hopland Research and Extension Center

Visit the UC Hopland Research and Extension Center for a family/social pod visit to the lambs.

Take a visit to the new lambs this winter! Your one hour, guided, social pod (9 person maximum) tour includes:

  • "Find the lost sheep" walk to the barn (1 mile return trip on paved road suitable for strollers).
  • Visit to the lambs in the barn and chance to help bottle feeding an orphan lamb.
  • Craft kit including real sheep wool and instructions on how to make a wet felted wool ball.

All groups must: 

  • Register online in advance.
  • Be in same social bubble, and be no larger than 9 people. 
  • Adhere to all Mendocino County health orders. 
  • Stay home if you are sick, have any COVID-19 symptoms, or have been exposed to individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days.  
  • Sign liability waiver and complete Visitor Clearance Survey for each member of group.  
  • Adhere to all HREC health & safety instructions and posted signs or other information while present onsite. 
  • Wear masks inside and outside for the entire duration of the field trip.  
  • Bring your own adults (i.e. children cannot be left unattended). 
  • Bring your own water, no food allowed during tour. 
  • Sanitize common touch areas in bathrooms after each use, sanitizer wipes will be provided. 

Registration and Payment

Pre-tour registration is required. Registrations must be made online by 2pm the day before your visit. $100 per group fee (no one turned away due the lack of funds). 

Hike dates:

Saturday, January 16th - 10am, 11am and 12pm

Saturday, January 23rd - 10am, 11am and 12pm

Saturday, January 30th - 10am, 11am and 12pm

  Further dates may be added, contact if you would like to book a visit outside of these times.


Click here to register