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Idle-Hour Ranch

4845 W. Fenner Rd, Troy, OH 45373
937-339-9731
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Ranked #5 of 6 attractions in Troy
Type: Ranchs
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

twelve dollars to get in and must pay to feed animals five dollars for pony ride ten dollars for camel ride. better off at county fair or zoo

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Troy, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Nice but small mini zoo/farm. Thought that it was a little pricey, but quickly realized that they have alot of animals to feed. We loved Sam the giraffe, the cougar and enjoyed feeding the kangaroos. Great place to take children of any age.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

At first I thought this was a bit expensive for 7 family members over 3 generations but I changed my mind after being there. Everyone enjoyed feeding the animals & being so close to many of them. Too bad they didn't still have the bunny house mentioned on their website. I told the grandchildren that they could hold bunnies but... More

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Troy, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Fun little spot right here in Troy. My 2 yr old loved all of the animals especially the pony ride, goats, and giraffe.

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Cincinnati, OH
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

At what point did customer service include the words "we don't", "we can't", and Hey Mame, I "need" you to move away from that fence. (please note young lady that we "need" water and we "need" food... You could have asked me to move from the fence by simply saying, Mame, for your safety and/or the safety of our animals,... More

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Covington, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We have a season membership to Idle Hour. It's a short drive from our home, and we can spend an hour there or all afternoon, depending on the mood of the kids! We can purchase a bucket of food to feed most of the animals. Our favorite, of course, is Sam the Giraffe, but we also really enjoy feeding the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

I just adore this place. Sam the giraffe is a favorite!! The bucket of food is well worth the price and will make your visit much more enjoyable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

First of all you can pet a giraffe and look him straight in the eyes! His name is sam! You can feed alot of the other animals by hand! It's a great experience! ! My family spent 3 hours here and would have stayed longer if i didnt drag them out!!! I will b going back real soon!!

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