Mariposa Farms and Ranches

Epic Alpacas


Steve and Casey Aitchison invite you to visit Epic Alpacas. Nestled in the foothills below Yosemite, it is the largest alpaca ranch in California with over 250 huacaya alpacas. The ranch specializes in breeding for grey colored alpacas with elite fleeces for use in products, clothing and more. The ranch is open for tours by appointment and their retail store, located in historic old town Mariposa, offers a variety of things made from alpaca fiber, from clothing to yarn to stuffed animals and more.

National Alpaca Farm Days

September 24 is also National Alpaca Farm Days, so during the Farms and Ranches of Mariposa County Tour, you can also enjoy the fun activities Epic Alpacas has each year during their "open house." There will be tons for the kids to do – petting zoo, face painting, photo ops, coloring, and more – as well as guided tours to let you know what raising alpacas is all

5273 Hornitos Road
Catheys Valley, CA 95306

Driving directions: From Mariposa, go west on Hwy 140 towards Merced. Turn right on Hornitos Road for 1.2 miles and Epic Alpacas is on the left.