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Victory Ranch

Rte 434 MM 1, PO Box 680, Las Vegas, NM 87732
+1 575-387-2254
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Las Vegas
Type: Ranchs, Ranch & Farm
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Owner description: Open Fri, Sat, Sun 10-4. Starting Memorial Day until Labor Day we are Open Daily 10 A.M. To 4 P.M. Closed 1/1-3/1. Educational feeding tours daily at 11, 1, & 3 weather permitting. Nestled in the pristine Mora Valley, Victory Ranch's 1000 acres is home to hundreds of happy alpacas, 10 sweet llamas, 2 hilarious pigs, 1 miniature stallion named Elvis, 6 "big" and beautiful horses, 5 incredible Great Pyrenees guard dogs, AND, Victory Ranch Store is the largest homemade alpaca yarn retailer in the U.S.! The 3000 sq ft store is filled with all things alpaca (socks, hats, blankets, sweaters,...) Along with many locally made treasures. Victory Ranch is dedicated to a holistic, organic, and sustainable approach to their land and all of the animals who call this ranch their home.
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Larkspur, Colorado
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was our second visit to Victory Ranch. Since I'm an avid knitter, I love visiting the store and seeing the animals. The alpacas are just too cute, and the dogs and llamas are part of the ranch. It's a scenic ride from Las Vegas, Santa Fe, or Taos, not that long of a drive. We've always been greeted at... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I took this trip reluctantly since I was not comfortable venturing too far from Santa Fe (this is my first time visiting this state) The drive was very scenic with mountains. This ranch is located out in the middle of nowhere and my cell had a hard time with gps. I suggest printing directions. While pulling up to the ranch... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Wow...off the beaten path, but worth every minute. I found this ranch via RoadTrippers (app) by accident. My daughter (10 years) and I visited while we were spending time on spring break in Santa Fe. The drive from Santa Fe was easy and took about 90 minutes and was very scenic. Brian (our tour guide and owner) and his wife... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Loved our visit to Victory Ranch! The alpacas are so sweet and gentle. Breathtaking setting and scenery on drive there. Owners Brian and Darcy are brimming with hospitality and knowledge. Brian gave an informative and fun tour. Loved feeding and petting the alpacas and dogs. The gift shop also has a fun mix of alpaca yarns (identified with the picture... More

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Las Vegas, New Mexico
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

You must experience this amazing place for all ages. The gift shop is the perfect holiday shopping and everyday that you need something special. The tour feeding the Alpacas is for every age. My 6 year old visitors to Mora were just as delighted as my 85 year old in laws. There is something for everyone on your list. Now... More

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We were part of a tour group that made this one of our stops. We were given the opportunity to feed some of the young alpacas. They were so eager and sweet. The young man who introduced us to the alpacas and offered information was very witty and informative. What a joy to meet the gentle creatures and their caretakers.

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Amarillo, Texas
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103 reviews 103 reviews
26 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We've been here many times, delighted to see the hundreds of alpacas, babies (crias), dogs, llamas, and other critters. This is the largest supplier of Alpaca fiber in US. The owners, staff, and volunteers are more than pleased to welcome visitors of all ages. Kids love it. Tours and feeding times are 11AM and 1 PM, with other times scheduled... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This beautiful family owned ranch outside of Mora, has more than 300 alpaca. Originally a domesticated animal from Peru, the family started with 14 animals about 25 years ago. For a small fee, you get info on the animals and farm, and then the highlight, going out with the young ones and hand feeding them. They have the most adorable... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
25 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Victory Ranch is a nice one hour drive from Taos. We had ample time to feed the alpacas and got some great pictures. It's definitely worth a stop and unless you hate animals, you'll love hanging out with the alpacas! There are also lots of other animals, including llamas, friendly dogs, cats, etc. A lovely family run operation.

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San Francisco, California, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

On a recent trip to Santa Fe, my husband discovered this beautiful alpaca farm outside Las Vegas NM and it was a fabulous visit! Its only about an hour and half from San Fe, the drive is gorgeous and the farm is such a pleasure. One of the most beautiful spots I've ever seen in our extensive travels in the... More

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