Willow Lake Ranch, home of Tammy McDonald Training, has been family owned since 1970. Looking for something unique to do that the kids will love? Tammy offers trail rides, English and Western Style riding lessons, horse camps and birthday parties. Riding along the trail is the perfect way to enjoy the rustic scenery of the outdoors!

  • Hours Check website for schedule
  • Address 1255 Monument Place, Newcastle, CA 95658
  • Phone 916-645-2228
  • Website Tammy McDonald Training at Willow Lake Ranch
  • Best Feature Offers both group and individual riding lessons for all age groups and skill levels
  • Training
  • Riding Lessons
  • Horse Camps

The ranch is nestled in the rolling foothills of Placer County, near the town of Newcastle, California.


  • Regional Park

    Regional Park

    Auburn, CA

    A year-round creek meanders through the north end of the park, and playground and picnic areas are nested in shaded areas.

    3770 Richardson Drive, Auburn, CA 95603
  • Christmas Tree Vineyard Lodge

    Christmas Tree Vineyard Lodge

    Foresthill, CA

    Weather in the Tahoe National Forest is amazing. Spring features colorful wildflowers, summer sun warms the lakes and rivers. Fall brings an array of vibrant colors followed by winter storms that transform the area into a snowy playground. 

    38400 Foresthill Road, Foresthill, CA 95631
  • American Whitewater Expeditions

    American Whitewater Expeditions

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    Spend the day in the sun laughing with friends and family as you paddle down sensational rapids and experience all the delights and thrills of whitewater rafting.

    5981 New River Rd, Coloma, CA 95613