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Butterfield Acres Farm

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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This was a disappointing attraction. They did have a range of farm animals but when we were there... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Julie T
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Cowra, Australia
Such fun today!

Little visitor with me was under 2. She had a great time petting the goats, lambs, bunnies, chicks... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
chiffon2016
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Calgary, Canada
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254077 Rocky Ridge Rd, Calgary, Alberta T3R 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

This was a disappointing attraction. They did have a range of farm animals but when we were there they had about 50 kids there that were on an excursion. They seemed to be the only ones able to enter the enclosures. It’s difficult to explain...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julie T
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Little visitor with me was under 2. She had a great time petting the goats, lambs, bunnies, chicks and also on the pony ride. It would be awesome to see a toddler section where they might get a little more 'supervised' visitation with the smaller...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chiffon2016
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I took a group of 23 kids ages 9 and under, and their parents, as our club's "year end field trip". The kids absolutely loved it, and it was a great space to run and play. We had a bit of a hiccup with Pony...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lucy_Goosey1990
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Recently visited Butterfield Acres with two year old old grandson. I thoroughly enjoyed the visit there. I am from a farming background and I found the animals here well cared for in every way. A good variety of animals available and staff were friendly and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank glentubber
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Staff seemed friendly, knowledgeable, and personable. Enclosures were clean, plenty of water and shelters available to them. An excellent place to promote and bolster the value of treating animals with respect with kids. The concession was pretty overpriced, so bring your own snacks but otherwise...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank HAS1981
Reviewed January 2, 2018

It is absolutely appalling the conditions these animals are kept in. The horses were standing around in their own feces. The staff didn't CLEAN the stalls, they just piled more hay over the dirty, feces-covered hay. It was mid- July, and the pigs had NO...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Adrianna P
Reviewed September 13, 2017

My kids (now age 5 and 8) LOVE Butterfield Acres and have for years. We visit frequently in the spring/summer/fall in addition to the week my kids spend there in the summer for summer camp. It's an amazing farm for city kids to interact with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank TravelwKiddies
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We came in August 2017 with our daughters and four grandchildren aged 6, 4 ,3 and 2. The kids loved interacting with the baby chicks,goats, and pigs. Each area had a hand wash station which was encouraged throughout the farm. We brought our own lunch...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank gkomenac
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Stroller with big wheels is highly recommended as you are pushing through loose gravel and rough terrain. Very welcoming little farm with a nice variety of cute and cuddly farm animals! Free parking and there's a small concession in the entrance where you can buy...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

We brought our 3yo and 5yo. They both had a lot of fun petting baby pigs, goats, sheep and rabbits. There was also donkeys and horses to pet. The pony ride was fun, but could have been longer. The goat milking and wagon ride were...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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