Kirk Taylor

This third generation family owned, sustainably-farmed ranch began in 1924. Smokey Ridge Ranch produces 10 varieties of apples, 3 varieties of wine grapes, olives, figs, chestnuts, and 3 varieties of pears.

All of the fruit is only picked when if is fully mature to ensure full tree and vine ripened flavor. The Smokey Ridge Ranch includes a scenic pond, Native American sites, sections of the Pony Express Trail and abandoned mine sites.

Hours Open

9:00am to 5:00pm Weekends, mid-September through early November

Eco-Friendly Notes

The Ench family has always managed the farm to enhance wildlife habitat through sustainable farming practices. The family is currently working to restore a natural spring and continues to improve key corridors for habitat.

Contact Kirk Taylor

Contact Kirk Taylor

Smokey Ridge Ranch
2160 Carson Road
Placerville, California  95667
Phone: (530) 626-5078


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • El Dorado County, California