The “Country Bear Barn” at Golden Oak Ranch. Photo by benchristen on Flickr

Golden Oak Ranch is a plot of land 30 miles outside of Los Angeles, used by Walt in the 1950s and later purchased by the company in 1959 for use as film and TV production facility. A number of classic Disney productions have been filmed here including Spin and Marty episodes, Old Yeller (1957), The Parent Trap (1961), The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975), and Pete’s Dragon (1977).

The ranch is still used today and continues to host productions such as Pearl Harbor (2001), The Country Bears (2002)Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007), The Muppets (2011). In television, some episodes of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. were shot here and an episode of the Disney+ series One Day at Disney (Shorts) featured Golden Oak while profiling their Operations Manager, Steven Sligh.

Golden Oak Ranch, as seen in One Day at Disney. Image ©Disney

The name Golden Oak is memorialized as the name of the Golden Oak community, a private residential area located on Walt Disney World property, where its clubhouse displays props and memorabilia from classic Disney TV shows and movies that were filmed here.

Although no tours are given and it is not open to the public, industry professionals can gain access for scouting and filming purposes.

Address: 19802 Placerita Canyon Rd, Newhall, CA 91321
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