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John Slaughter Ranch

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Slaughter a true Western Hero.

We visited the Slaughter Ranch in Douglas which once belonged to John Horton Slaughter (1841-1920... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2019
Tony S
Arizona history, from so many perspectives

A very well maintained attraction, Slaughter is connected to ranching, to Tombstone & to Mexico... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2019
Lexanne C
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6153 Geronimo Trail, Douglas, AZ 85608
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Reviewed July 11, 2019

We visited the Slaughter Ranch in Douglas which once belonged to John Horton Slaughter (1841-1920). It is a beautiful ranch where the grand-kids enjoyed interacting with the animals , especially the sheep The ranch is a National Landmark. The people in charge of the ranch...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Tony S
Reviewed April 24, 2019

A very well maintained attraction, Slaughter is connected to ranching, to Tombstone & to Mexico. Learn about it at his home & ranch through the self-guided tour. Walk the short hike to the site of a US Army outpost from 1911 in the era of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lexanne C
Reviewed April 13, 2019

You drive about 17 miles east from downtown Douglas. Part of the road is dirt but easily passable by car. The road is right on the Mexican border so you will probably pass Border Patrol people. The ranch house is just beautiful. You can tour...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lindajjensen
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

Had a great time visiting the ranch buildings and learning more about the history of John and Viola Slaughter. The property includes several ranch animals, many of which are rescue animals from the region, including horses, buuros, longhorn cattle, goats, and sheep. There is also...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank journeyhitherandyon
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We truly enjoyed our tour of the Slaughter Ranch!! I am so glad we decided to head out. Owners were awesome and the views were breathtaking!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Julie B
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

We decided to check out this Cochise Arizona attraction one afternoon in February and are we ever glad we did. There is so much history told at this ranch on the US/Mexican border. All the ranch buildings are set up with displays telling the story...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank SisuColorado
Reviewed January 15, 2019

John Slaughter was known as Tombstones toughest sheriff, east approx. 14 miles good road. This ranch shows how people lived at the turn of the 20th century. Lots of photos and reading to explain what your looking at. I recommend googling John Slaughter and getting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jerjoTucson
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The road out to the ranch is unpaved for about 9 miles. I drove a Prius V and had no problems. It had rained the day before and you could see where the water had flowed across the road. Might be worth a call before...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Richard9H
Reviewed May 30, 2018

When visiting Cochise County you must take the time to visit this amazing, historic place. The home and buildings are open to visit with a self guided tour pamphlet. On display are interesting photos. A short hike leads you to the site of an army...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank TravelingYoopers
Reviewed April 29, 2018

This ranch is down the road quite a long ways down the road. However it is worth the trip. Interesting museum and great bird watching. The hosts were helpful and friendly and it was a lovely place to understand some of the local history.

Date of experience: April 2018
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