Directions & Parking


4600 Virginia Road
Long Beach, CA 90807

Rancho Los Cerritos is located on Virginia Road, north of Roosevelt Boulevard and west of Long Beach Boulevard, in the Bixby Knolls neighborhood of Long Beach.

From the 710 exit at Del Amo Boulevard.

From the 405 exit at Long Beach Boulevard.


Long Beach Transit

The closest bus stop to Rancho Los Cerritos is located at Long Beach Boulevard and Del Amo. This bus stop is along routes 51, 191, and 192. Please check Long Beach transit’s website for the most up to date routes.



If you are using a rideshare service you may be dropped off at the main entry gates. If necessary, you can be dropped off in front of the accessible parking spaces at the Visitor Center. Enter through RLC’s main entry gates and veer left. Please note: it may not always be possible to be dropped off inside RLC’s main entry gates due to heavy pedestrian traffic, especially during special events.



Parking at Rancho Los Cerritos is always FREE.

The main parking lot is located across from RLC’s entry gates. From Virginia Road turn left after Virginia Country Club and just before RLC’s entry gates.

Limited parking, including accessible spaces, is available in the forecourt parking lot. Drive through RLC’s entry gates and turn right to enter the parking lot.

Accessible parking spaces are also located in front of the Visitor Center. Drive through RLC’s entry gates and turn left.

During special events, parking may differ. Check our event calendar for specifics by clicking here.


When you arrive at Rancho Los Cerritos you must check-in at the Visitor Center. From RLC’s main entry gates take the pedestrian path as it curves to the left.

Due to Covid-19 regulations, all guests must provide contact information when they check-in. This is for contact tracing purposes. You will receive one email from Rancho Los Cerritos with a post-visit survey and the option to opt in to receive the bi-monthly newsletter from Rancho Los Cerritos.

If you have already RSVPed to visit, you must still check-in at the Visitor Center, but you will not need to provide your contact information again.