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Deer Farm Exotic Petting Zoo and Riding Stables

478 Happy Hollow Lane, Sevierville, TN 37876
865-428-DEER
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Ranked #3 of 26 Attractions in Sevierville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Welcome to the Smoky Mountain Deer Farm and Exotic Petting Zoo & Deer Farm Riding Stables. You’re going to love our unique barnyard environment, nestled on 143 acres of a beautiful mountain property. Bring the family to meet, pet and feed our friendly animals, including goats, deer, camels, elk, reindeer, emu, zebra, exotic cattle, watusi, zonkeys, and so much more! You can even walk amongst our tame fallow deer. After the zoo, the little ones can enjoy a ride on one of our gentle ponies, led by Mom or Dad. Or, the whole family can take a relaxing horseback ride through our wooded Smoky Mountain home, led by our courteous and experienced guides. We hope to see you soon!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Perfect excursion for our five year old son who loves animals. Very hands on and super friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We visited the deer farm exotic petting zoo in September with our 1 year old and 2 year old. They both loved it. Our 2 year old did the horse ride which she also loved. The staff were super friendly and the petting zoo was very accessible and clean we will definitely visit the next time we are in town

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is the second time we've taken our 3 year old this year. Prices are decent for the number of animals they have. This is a good place to spend a few hours with kids. We haven't taken a horseback ride yet, but that will come in a few years when my daughter gets old enough!!

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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband and I went here and really enjoyed it. I loved that you could get in the fence with the goats. We bought the apples and a big cup of food to feed all the animals. There were camels, deer, a zonkey, kangaroos, a giant horse and more. Great for all ages. All the animals seem to be taken... More

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Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This has been one of our favorite places to go and have fun.we have been there many times since 2003.and always great and manager always nice.and prices not bad at all.the animals are great ,love the camels,emu,zonkeys ,all of the critters.I always like to see animals taken care of at these zoos,and they always seem to be.

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My family had a wonderful experience. From the walk in with cats wondering around(my kids love cats) to lover boy(bird) behind the counter. Holding baby goats, petting kangaroos and many other animals. This experience was amazing and we will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Me and my husband had such a fun time here. The animals were sweet and so much fun to feed. We are going back for a second time during our vacation! Highly recommend for all ages!

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Dracut, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Awesome place. Very easy going and 'move at your own pace' environment. Surprising amount and variety of animals, most of which can be hand fed. Well worth it!!

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Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I would not go to The Smokey Mountain without a visit to see, pet and feed the beautiful deer and other animals. I love this place and can't wait to go back next spring.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My wife and I visited the Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg area for the first time in October 2014. We went to visit the Smokey Mountain National park. We are from the KC area and have been to Branson many times. We were very disappointed with the crazy commercialization, rude and unhelpful locals, and "Branson" feel of the whole place. We... More

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