Willits, California: Seabiscuit's Grave and Statue

Final resting place of the famous long-shot race horse, 1933-1947. The statue was unveiled in 2007, after the movie came out. Walking tours provide access to Seabiscuit's stall, his jockey's uniform, and other memorabilia.

Ridgewood Ranch

16200 N. Highway 101, Willits, CA
Hwy 101 exit west, small green sign and arrow to "RV Park" and Ridgewood Ranch. Follow road and signs to righthand turn to ranch and Sea Biscuit's barn.
May-Oct. By appt. via bi-monthly paid tours. www.seabiscuitheritage.org (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Grave of Sea Biscuit.

Seabiscuit's Grave and Statue

Very cool if you're a fan of the Biscuit. Kind of tough to find. About 8 miles south of Willits and 2.5 miles west off 101. A local helped us out with location. No gift shop, or admission, or any hype. Just a statue in front of the old ranch owners house, and the grave and statue in a parking lot near a school building.

No signage from Hwy 101.

[Duke363, 12/21/2011]

There are guided walking tours that require advance registration via seabiscuitheritage.org; visitors can pay their respects at the horse's grave, gaze upon Seabiscuit's stud barn and his jockey's silks, and eye other rare Sea Biscuitry.

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