Book- Hearst Ranch: Family Land & Legacy

By Victoria Kastner, Forward by Stephen T. Hearst

The ranch at San Simeon. This was the phrase media mogul William Randolph Hearst nearly always used when referring to Hearst Castle, his specttacular estate overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This lavish hilltop comound is a California State Oartk and has been open for tours for more than fifty years. However, the 82,000 acres surrounding the Castle are still privately owned and have never been seen by the public- until now.