The Hearst Ranches consist of two properties on California's Central Coast the 83,000-acre Hearst Ranch in San Simeon and the 73,000-acre Jack Ranch in Cholame. Our signature product is Hearst Ranch Beef, 100% grass-fed and always hormone and antibiotic free, produced from free-ranging and all-natural cattle. We invite you to learn more about our history, heritage and commitment to producing the finest grass-fed beef found anywhere.

Our History

For over 150 years the Hearst family has raised cattle on 150,000 acres of rich sustainable native grasslands on California’s Central Coast.Learn More


A conservation easement protects the Hearst Ranch’s working landscape preserving its agricultural productivity, biodiversity, scenic vistas, and coastlines in perpetuity.Learn More


The cowboy is the backbone of our team. They are our eyes and ears on the ground, protecting both our cattle and our ranch.Learn More