Late Rains on the Ranch


As California’s abundant winter rains have come to an end, Bandy Canyon Ranch has transformed into a breathtakingly lush green wonderland. The rolling hills and meadows, once desert like. Are now adorned with vibrant shades of emerald and jade, as far as the eye can see. The air is filled with the sweet scent of fresh blooms and the gentle rustle of leaves as they dance in the breeze. The tranquil sound of flowing water from the nearby Santa Maria adds to the serene ambiance of this picturesque landscape. It’s hard not to be captivated by the stunning beauty that the winter rains have brought to Bandy Canyon Ranch, a true testament to the transformative power of nature around here. Enjoy a photographic tour of our green wonderland. 

Sunset over the full Santa Maria river. You can hear cascading water from all corners of the ranch.
Lush green ferns have flourished from the continued rains on the ranch.
The sounds of falling water are by far our guests favorite part of visiting the ranch this time of year.
New moss growth on one of the many nestled boulders in the canyon foothills.
The community fire pit will all the feels on a cool winter evening.
Nestled in new green grow, the cottages are looking a little extra magical.
Our hiking trail path that winds along the Santa Maria river.
Looking east from Santa Maria, it is green as far as the eye can see.