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Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve

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Address: 6975 N. Ray Rd., Fremont, IN 46737
Phone Number: 260-495-0137
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Fun, unique experience. Most people have never seen buffalo before, so it is quite an experience. Friendly staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Coldwater, Michigan
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South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Too much money for the tour, $10.00 per person no matter the age, we were driven out into the field right into the herd of buffalo which made them move out of the way of the truck, sat in the truck listening to the guide brag about himself, (as the buffalo by this time had wandered off) his life history... More 

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Coldwater, Michigan
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Fun, unique experience. Most people have never seen buffalo before, so it is quite an experience. Friendly staff.

Thank kprj
Crystal Lake, IL
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The $10 fee for the tour is well worth the money. You get a really up close view of the bison (not buffalo), and Dan, our tour guide, was very informative. The tour runs at least an hour, and it is pretty cool to be able to see these majestic animals from just a few feet away!

Thank cofcor
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We drove over an hour out of our way to hit this place on our way home from vacation because of all the great reviews on here. Have to say... the tour wasn't so much of a tour as driving you out to the field and just sitting there. I expected more for the price. We drove out to the... More 

4 Thank Roadtripping2015
saint joe, United States
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

It was interesting to see & learn all about the "Bison" (not Buffalo). They had 23 new calves & expect a total of 40 this year. Our excitement was when we tried to leave. Many of them were at the gate & we had to wait for backup to come so we could leave without any of the animals getting... More 

1 Thank Christine H
Angola, Indiana, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I wasn't expecting such a large herd. Very cool place. There is a tour you can take but since we had 11 people with us the cost was a bit high so we didn't take it. Just walking the park was interesting and they have a gift shop. The people are obviously very knowledgeable about the herd.

2 Thank Jill T
Hobart, Indiana
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132 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Recently attended a Women's Leadership Training Seminar at the Buffalo Preserve. It's located in the Northeast corner of Indiana near Angola. Driving onto the property was a step into tranquility and openness. Stayed in a beautiful log cabin lodge owned and built by John who also served as our "personal chef". Enjoyed the very best in culinary delights everyday with... More 

3 Thank Mary M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were the only ones on the ride (it was almost closing time) into the Buffalo pasture. Our guide took time and answered ALL our questions. We then stopped in the café and had a Buffalo Burger, yummy!!

Thank wkshort
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our day at Wild Winds turned out to be a beautiful surprise. Not only was John, the owner, a wonderfully knowledgeable guide, he was also as kind and present as the bison we had the privilege of meeting. We had the opportunity to see a herd of over 200 majestic bison of all ages, including mothers with calves. These happy... More 

1 Thank Jorbea
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My family and I visited after a friend suggested we look into the ranch. Everyone on the ranch was very friendly. The tour was exciting and informative. We learned a lot from our guide. There is a lot to learn and look at on the grounds. Tours are every hour on the hour. Be sure to call to find out... More 

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