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Address: 4845 W. Fenner Rd, Troy, OH 45373
Phone Number: 937-339-9731
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Idle-Hour ranch

Not bad, lots of animals to feed and pet. Kind of a small area for so many animals though, the poor lion looks like it's in a giant bird cage. There is a jumpy house and bunny... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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port clinton
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Not bad, lots of animals to feed and pet. Kind of a small area for so many animals though, the poor lion looks like it's in a giant bird cage. There is a jumpy house and bunny petting area for small children. Overall not bad, high priced though.

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Vandalia, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

A truly fantastic place to visit in Miami County. You get up close and personal with dozens of different animals including kangaroos, camels, a cougar, and many more. My kids, 6 and 4, love going and talk about it on a regular basis.

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springfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Pretty much walk on your own some different animals than in zoo u can feed animals with food the family provides u can rouxh couple od the roos hear sounds of the african dingo dogs a couple of rhem u can touch u can do vamel ride they had the famous elephants there they have a goatwalk where u put... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

They have a great petting zoo and animals to feed. The animals are very diverse for this area. Kids were laughing and having a great time. They care about their animals and you can tell because they look healthy and happy. Need to visit!

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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 via mobile

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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