Africa USA Ranch - Acton, CA
There were two successive Africa U.S.A. parks in California, both associated with animal trainer Ralph Helfer. The first Africa U.S.A. in California was created in 1962 as a 600-acre (240-hectare) affection training compound by Ralph and Toni Helfer. It was located in Soledad Canyon near Palmdale, north of Los Angeles. The original Africa U.S.A. property was located at 8237 Soledad Canyon Road.Heavily damaged by the Sand Fire (2016), the property was sold on June 29, 2018, to the Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority with the assistance of The Trust for Public Land and is currently being restored to its natural condition in preparation for reopening to the public.

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TOS: S1 E15 Shore Leave
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