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Reindeer Farm

5561 S. Bodenburg Loop Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
907 745 4000
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Ranked #3 of 20 attractions in Palmer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Farms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Stopped on our way from Denali to Anchorage. Perfect little detour. Fed reindeer from our hand in the pen. Super cool for the kids (9-12). Saw a 2 hr old baby elk. Fed elk too. Taught the kids how to catch & hold a chicken & baby rabbits. Pony rides or horse trail rides too. Cheap stop & takes as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This is the best activity in Palmer! Super fun for kids and adults, you get to interact with the reindeer by petting and feeding them. I took my parents and my in-laws, everyone was smiling and laughing as they were approached by the reindeer for their treats.

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Franklin, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

This place is a great place to take a stop by and look around. The reindeer are in their own large area, and other animals have their own areas as well. People can sign up for tours in the gift shop. The tour consists of a little lesson on the difference between caribou and reindeer, and antlers. (Turns out that... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was really enjoyable. If you have kids they will love this, they get to touch and feed reindeer and elk, and see dolly the bison. Actually learned a lot here myself.

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Lombard, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stopped here on a side route from Anchorage to Fairbanks. It was ok. They really don't give you much food for the deer and it goes by fast. It's ok. Out of the way and really short.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My husband and I visited here 15 years ago and again this year, June 2014. I love animals and being able to get close to them and you can here. It is small and you get to go out and feed, pet and take photos with a herd of reindeer. They also had elk you could feed through the fence... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was a little stop we made because we had coupons from the Northern Lights book. It was well worth it and our whole family learned something and enjoyed feeding the reindeer!

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Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

So basically, you get here, you think to yourself, "Wow, if Sarah Palin grew up around these parts of town, I totally understand why she is the way she is." You arrive at a barn with some horses, you go inside and pay your nominal fee of $7, then you gather around with a small group of other curious tourists/bored... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Took the tour to feed the Reindeer then the Elk. It was a fun little side track. The gift shop has a few items for purchase and they do horseback trips although we didn't do that part.

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Lisbon, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

the reindeer al can horses seem to be well cared for and family is certainly committed and enthusiastic however it was a little bit disorganized and not is educational as I would have thought however the kids would really enjoy it also have chickens bunnies and had dog and cat running around its it's a fun place for the kids.

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