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The Gentle Barn

15825 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91390
661 252 2440
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Type: Farms, Ranch & Farm
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Type: Farms, Ranch & Farm
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you are in the area, you should visit The Gentle Barn. The owners and volunteer staff have done a wonderful job in taking care of the rescued animals - cows, pigs, horses, llamas, turkeys, chickens, donkeys. You get to hug a cow, feed the horses, pet the turkey. Listening to how the animals were rescued and what they have... More 

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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I like the work they do to save abused animals and then have foster and troubled youth come spend time relating. A healing experience for abused and neglected children. As a tour it's fine and I like supporting the organization, however I felt the staff really pushes the vegan agenda. Also know that on a really hot day, it is... More 

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Sayville, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

If you are an animal lover, and/or vegan / vegetarian this is a must do if you are anywhere within driving distance to get to a The Gentle Barn. Hug a cow, horse or even a 600 pound pig. There are sometimes special events there do check out their website or a Facebook page in advance. There weren't any special... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Barn is a wonderful place. I have just finished Ellie's book and it was so inspirational. I wish every animal had a Gentle Barn to live in. I live on the east coast but I am going back to visit very soon.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great place to escape and feel like you far away from Home! Depending on the time of the year activity are great.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

It was really rewarding to feel like you are contributing to the well being of a saved animal, and so many of them were so nice. However, some of the staff were kind of pretentious and suggested that if you were to eat meat, that it is inhumane. Some farms treat their livestock with respect and should be acknowledged by... More 

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Palmdale calif
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Nice place took to long to get in .The man collecting donations was busy visiting with other regulars while we waited in100 degree heat for over 10 minutes . There were only 4 peoe ahed of us.the rest of the Staff was very friendly. They need more things to do . There are only 3 areas to visit and the... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A very special place that everyone can enjoy. It's an accessible, welcoming and loving place where the rescue is not just animals living there, but for all the urban dwellers who visit.

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Santa Clarita, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Gentle Barn gives visitors a chance to view many different types of farm animals while contributing to a great cause. The animals have all been rescued and are now well cared for by dedicated volunteers. Just know, if you intend to read the signs with the history of the various residents, bring plenty of tissues.

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Los Angeles, CA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

The Gentle Barn is located north of the busy city of Los Angeles and is a real change of place for city dwellers who rarely, if ever, have contact with farm animals. The Gentle Barn is real treat for any child or adult who craves a change from the big city. The Gentle Barn takes in abused and neglected farm... More 

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