— The Openherd Team

Menagerie Hill Ranch

It's our pleasure to serve you!

Deb Galway & Kirk Howard
4071 Norman CourtVacaville, CA 95688
707.290.7915 (Deb's cel)
707.301.1850 (Kirk's cel)

Visit us

Come get your Hands on an Alpaca or Shop our Farm Store. Note we don't keep regular hours - visits are by appointment only. Please e-mail or call ahead to make sure we are available. For details and pricing see Ranch Tours

Directions to Menagerie Hill Ranch

We are located north of Vacaville in the English Hills area. Travel time from Sacramento is about 45 minutes and from San Francisco is about an hour and 20 minutes. The most straightforward route is off of I505. But you can drive through town as well.

From the North via I505

Take the Allendale exit west (right) onto Allendale Rd.

At the end (about 1.5 miles), turn left on Timm Rd.

At the end (about 1 mile), turn right onto Peaceful Glen Rd.

Follow  Peaceful Glen (about 1.7 miles) until you reach the wye with English Hills Rd.

At the wye, English Hills Rd. goes both right and left.

Turn right  onto English Hills Rd.

At the end (about 1.2 miles), continue through the cul de sac onto the private road called Estates Dr.

After about a half mile, turn left on Norman Ct.

We are the third property on the left with a green & white barn by the road.

Pull into the parking area by the barn, we'll meet you there.

From the South via I505

Take the Midway Rd. exit west (left) onto Midway Rd. and follow Midway (about 1.3 miles) to the end.

At the end, turn right on Timm Rd. and follow the road (1.4 miles) to the hard left onto Peaceful Glen Rd.

Continue as above.

From Sacramento

Take I-80 west into Vacaville, then take I505 north.

Continue as above for From the South via I505.


Take I-80 west into Dixon, exit at Dixon Ave. West.

Turn right onto Dixon Ave and follow it (about 3.2 miles) to the end.

Turn right onto Meridian Rd., go about 0.5 mile, and take the first left onto Allendale Rd.

Follow Allendale Rd to the end (approx. 2.9 miles) and continue as above for From the North via I505.

From the Bay Area

Take I-80 east to the west side of Vacaville.

Take the Lagoon Valley/Cherry Glen exit and turn north (left) across the freeway onto Cherry Glen Rd.

Continue (about 0.9 miles) through the hard bend to the right, then turn left on Pleasants Valley Rd.

Continue on Pleasants Valley Rd.(about 3.1 miles) to the second road into Vacaville called Vaca Valley Rd.

Continue about 1.3 miles to the end & turn left on Gibson Canyon Rd.

At the end (about 2.7 miles), turn left on Cantelow Rd.

Continue (about 0.6 miles) past the fire station and turn right on English Hills Rd.

Follow English Hills Rd. about 1.2 miles to the intersection of English Hills and Peaceful Glen.

Turn left at the wye to stay on English Hills Rd.

Continue as for From the North via I505.