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Musk Ox Farm

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Address: 12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
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+1 907-745-4151
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Join us for a scenic walk around our property in Palmer while our staff...

Join us for a scenic walk around our property in Palmer while our staff shares with you our project history, the natural history of the musk oxen and the incredible potential these arctic ungulates have to offer communities in the far north. You will see frisky calves, seasoned old bulls and the largest captive herd of musk oxen in the world, don't forget your camera!

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Tame but fun outing!

It was really cool learning so much about these animals. The walk is easy and the guides are very informative. Pretty nice tour.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 21, 2016
Alan P
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Dallas, Texas
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

So we took the kids here, 8yr. boy and 6yr. girl. It was informative and the flyer guide was super nice. You get to pet calves at the end. Oh and buy the way the sheerings taken from this animal are 500 times warmer than wool and one tenth the weight. The most insulating natural known to man. Cool stuff... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Only Musk Ox farm in the world. Very informative tour that lets you get up close to the animals, if you want. We petted the animals and had a lot of fun watching the different personalities of the animals. I went with my husband, 5 year old and 70+ year old mom. We all had questions for the tour guide... More 

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Cranbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

These animals have the life! They want for nothing at the farm and are very well looked after. The lady that walked us around showed passion and was very informative. We came away with a new appreciation for the Musk Ox!

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Palmer, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

On Mother's day mothers are free. This a very pretty to go, not only do you get to see the musk ox but you can see Hatcher pass and all the mountains around. Getting round the farm is a breeze with walking paths.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

It was really cool learning so much about these animals. The walk is easy and the guides are very informative. Pretty nice tour.

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Thank Alan P
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

My sister and I wanted to see the Musk Ox up close and personal, we enjoyed our tour and the short walk around the farm. Our tour guide was cute as can be and really did a good job with the presentation. Buy a raffle ticket to help buy hay for the winter.Worth the stop and small admissions fee.

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Thank lonestarcars
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Very informative tour with fun and friendly staff. Easy walking path that allows for great picture taking of the musk oz with a spectacular back drop.

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Navarre, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Suzanne loves these musk ox and guiding guests. She is cute as a button and has a clever routine. You won't be bored and you will be amazed that a person can walk a mile backwards without missing a beat. We had a person in an adult stroller pushed by woman. So, is wheelchair accessible to an extent. Nice small... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

A great way to see and learn about a magnificent animal. This working farm has and shares the complete story on the preservation of the musk ox.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We stopped by the Musk Ox Farm while we were in Palmer. They have a nice free visitors center that has a lot of good information. There is a 45 minute tour that they offer, however, we did not have to take it since it was not starting for another 30 minutes when were there. We could see some Musk... More 

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