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Erickson's Petting Zoo

Address: 11890 Hope Roa, Osakis, MN
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Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Osakis
Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We took our God-daughter (almost 5) here. We were the only ones here. But everyone there was ready and willing to help us. Some other reviewers complained about the conditions of the animals/pens. I am no farmer, but the conditions at the MN State Fair seem much more crowded to me. I thought it was reasonably clean and Sarah had... More 

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United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

It's ok. There were some fun parts, including getting a peacock feather and playing around in the yard. Good place to stretch your legs and take a minor detour off the interstate, if you're passing through for other reasons. Many of the chickens were losing feathers. I asked and was given some explanation (don't remember). Since then, I've learned it... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Went here for the corn maze and the petting zoo. The place was dirty. The animals were a mess and the corn maze was o.k. at best.

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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

This is a typical farm and that is it. Not much to see good if you would like a two hour trip. The animals that they had are typical animals that you can see at the zoo. Unless you are in the area you could go there, however there are other things in the area to do that are just... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

While visiting Family in Alexandria, we decided to take the baby (14mo) to see the animals. Well worth the time! Nice drive (onto 'washboard' road) into the country. A 'tour' of the barn and introduction to the barn animals by one of the 'Erickson's" GrandKids, baby got to pet a squeelling baby pig, and pet the bunnies, they even gave... More 

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Long Prairie, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Came with kids to see animals and have some fun. For the price of admission it was a good time.

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