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Conference Center Rentals

Looking to host a meeting or special event? Need space for your next group retreat? Escape to Elkus Ranch!

The Elkus Ranch Conference Center is an ideal retreat for meetings and group events, nestled in the rolling hills of Half Moon Bay, California. Perfect for corporate retreats, team building off-sites, staff training, workshops, family events, reunions, youth groups, Scout meetings and more!


Questions: LKJensen@ucanr.edu or 650-712-3151

The Ultimate Group Getaway!

Spend the day surrounded by nature while hosting your group event. The Elkus Ranch Conference Center has sweeping rangeland views that are a welcome departure from daily noise and life. Scenes of grazing horses and sheep dot nearby hillsides and wildlife sightings are not uncommon!

Conference Center surrounded by nature


The 4,400 sq. ft. conference and education facility offers:

• Space for up to 70 people (theater seating) or 50 people (banquet seating)

• Onsite commercial kitchen for meal preparation or catering (also available for hourly rentals; see below)

• Covered front and back decks

• WiFi

• Adjacent parking lot

• Beautiful views of rolling hills and pastures


Conference Center in Use

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Tranquil view of surrounding nature from back deck
Small table & chairs on covered back deck
View from Conference Center back deck


Rental Rates:

Weekday (M-F): $500/day

Weekend: $600/day

Kitchen Only Rental: $60/hour (2 hour minimum)


Your reservation helps sustain our Environmental Education programs, which serve over 8,000 visitors annually. Thank you for your support!



Questions? Contact us:

(650) 712-3151 | LKJensen@ucanr.edu