Mike Tyson Is Opening a “Weed Resort” Near L.A.

The desert property will include a farm, amphitheater, and glamping facilities

Mike Tyson might not be the person who comes to mind when you’re envisioning a paragon of chill, laid-back vibes, but the boxer and occasional actor has recently gone all-in on cannabis. The next step in his expanding empire will be a “weed ranch” in the California desert, where his master growers will cultivate custom strains and visitors can come stay on the property to immerse themselves in the lifestyle.

Once complete, the Tyson Ranch Resort will offer “luxury glamping” facilities and an entertainment complex including an outdoor performance stage, the Press-Enterprise reports. There may also be plans for a “lazy river” water feature that could be among the longest in the world, snaking around the ranch and taking an hour to float down.

The property will also have cannabis farming, a research lab, and an edibles processing facility, which will all support Tyson’s existing cannabis brand portfolio, Tyson Holistic Holdings.


Cannabis consumption will be allowed all over the property, but there is one catch: They do not have the license required to sell. You’ll have to stop by a local dispensary to pick up anything you want to bring onto the ranch with you for your stay.

While it was previously announced that the ranch would open in 2019, there is no confirmed date yet for guest reservations to begin and images on the ranch’s website appear to be pre-construction renderings. Interested parties can sign up for email updates. The truly stoked can stock up on official merch which is already on sale.

Early this year, a handful of fans got a preview of the property when it hosted the Kind Music Festival. That event, which featured Miguel, A$AP Ferg, and other performers, was initially marketed as cannabis-friendly–but the all-ages fest failed to get permission from Desert Hot Springs officials to allow for on-site consumption or sale of marijuana.

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