U.S. Borders
COVID-19 Info
Items to Bring
Food & Water


The following links and lists may be helpful for leaders and organizers in planning their adventures in Mexico.  We gratefully acknowledge the numerous groups that have stayed at the ranch and passed these tips along for all to benefit from.

Here is a link to our tri-fold brochure (.PDF format).  This single page 8"x11" pamphlet describes the Ranch and lists our contact info.

U.S. Re-entry requirements and links to Customs and Border Patrol are listed under the borders link.

Corona Virus Updates: This COVID-19 Info link is courtesy of the U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico.  There is currently NO Covid-19 testing requirement for crossing the border in either direction  The Mexican government maintains a  Color-Coded Semaphore System map, noting the epidemiological risk level by state. The Ranch cannot host teams if the risk level in Baja California is RED.   

For your maximum enjoyment, we recommend that you bring the following personal items with you when you stay at the ranch.

We want you to remain in top shape while you're on a mission trip.  The Food & Water link provides information to help you stay hydrated and energized.

In the unlikely event that someone in your party needs medical attention, this medical link lists some resources available to you.

BajaBound sells the mandatory liability insurance necessary for driving your vehicle in Mexico.

For groups that are constructing homes and latrines in the colonias, we have the Schematics and house materials lists and a list of tools that you will need.


Please contact us with questions or comments.  All content Copyright (c) 2020 Rancho La Paloma Ministry Center.
Last modified: February 12, 2021