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Fossil Creek Llama Ranch

Strawberry, Pine, AZ
(928) 476-5178
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Pine
Type: Ranchs, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Strawberry, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

nothing to dislike. John and Joyce are great. You just have to come to appreciate the ranch. I am super impressed by the ranch everytime I visit. They really care about giving people a great time and the ranch shows it!!!

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My husband and I did an hour hike with the llamas (I am pregnant so I couldn't do the half day hike). It was so fun! It ended up being just us with Joyce (she's the owner) and our llamas. The hikes start in the morning and they take you through parts of Tonto National Forest. It is not a... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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30 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

While taking the back roads to Sedona we discovered this little place. Near the adorable little village of Strawberry, the goat farm is step back to a simpler life. We spent just a half hour looking at the goats and sampling the cheese. Pepper-Lavender goat cheese, who knew it could be so delicious. We bought some goat cheese (highly recommended)... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We stopped in on the way from the Grand Canyon to Phoenix and spent an hour or so playing with the baby goats. They are so adorable. We got to go into their pen and feed them. The Farm shop allows you to sample their tasty cheese. Bought some pumpkin goat yogurt and after an initial new taste, it was... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Scenic drive up to Rim Country and then into beautiful Strawberry-Pine. The Farm's quaint and clean, with a small shop full of dairy (cheeses, ice creams, etc) all made w/ farm fresh supplies. The boys (4 & 6) had fun petting/seeing the animals, and the staff was friendly.

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Tucson, Arizona
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We stopped in at Fossil Creek Creamery and spent a few hours petting the goats and llamas. The goats are adorable, and each of us seemed to have a "buddy" goat that followed us around the enclosure. After petting the goats, we sampled some soft goat cheese (the dill one is excellent) and also bought some strawberry goat frozen yogurt.... More

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Arizona City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

What a great quiet place to visit. There is not much of a parking lot, but other than that it was a nice place to visit. Try to fudge and cheese that is made at the Ranch. We went for the Llama's and we could see them in the distance. One of the owners came out to greet us. What... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

We were visiting the Pine/Strawberry area for the first time and were looking for a way to spend a couple of hours in the afternoon. We stumbled upon the Fossil Creek Llama Ranch and really enjoyed our time there. It is really more of a working goat creamery. We hung out with the little goats for a while. They were... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Don't trust google maps to get you there. It shows the place half mile ahead of where it actually is. We had a nice time at this ranch. They have good yogurt and cheese and other goat milk products (soap, lotion etc.). The yogurt was a little icy (ice crystals) but flavors were very good. We bought them mainly to... More

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Florence,Az
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Unbelievable hike it was very easy going down and so awessome when we made it to the toilet bowl and waterfall. it was about five miles down and five miles up from wher we parked at. Never thought something so beautiful was in our back yard it was so well worth it. Make sure you take plenty of water if... More

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