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Ray of Light Farm

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Address: 232 Town St, Rt 82, East Haddam, CT 06423-1459
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+1 860-873-1895
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Fun with A Lot of Heart

Ray of Light Farm is a wonderland of critters! Peacocks, rabbits, goats and, of course horses. While lots of animals call Ray of Light home, the driving force is rescuing... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2017
Joel I
East Haddam, Connecticut
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East Haddam, Connecticut
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

Ray of Light Farm is a wonderland of critters! Peacocks, rabbits, goats and, of course horses. While lots of animals call Ray of Light home, the driving force is rescuing horses. These horses are either mistreated by their owners or scheduled for destruction by pharmaceutical suppliers of Premarine, a human hormone replacement drug. Visiting with the animals is really a... More 

Thank Joel I
Cape Coral, Florida
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222 reviews
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

is a true reflection of each human being. Ray of Light farm cares for horses, donkeys, mules, farm animals and so many more. They also have classes to teach children how to handle and treat animals beginning with "hands on" handling of guinea pigs. This is an excellent place to wander to see the animals and purchase items in their... More 

Thank wildlime92
Essex, Connecticut
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225 reviews
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

It is like a miniature zoo! Lots of different animals, obviously well taken care of. Great place to wander around and see the rescue horses, and the Donkey refuge too. Wonder how they do such a wonderful job on very little money. Quite amazing and well worth a visit.

Thank Teenzone
Naples, Florida
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Love this place - it's so much fun. They have a lovely property for their Horse and Donkey Rescue. They have lots of other animals as well and you can get close and pet them.

Thank P W
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I took a trip to this farm with my students and they mostly enjoyed it. It was a VERY hot day but the staff was extremely accommodating and patient with us. They were also very good with the students (we are a special needs school) and helped them to safely interact with the animals. Overall Ray of Light Farm is... More 

Thank welltraveled702
Guilford, Connecticut
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Reviewed November 5, 2015

My 6 year old daughter loves the animals at the farm and can't get enough of the wagon rides at some of the events!

Thank Sharon K
East Haddam, Connecticut
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is a working farm/ animal rescue sanctuary. They do a great job of caring for their animals while keeping the facility attractive for visitors as well. They have a lovely gift shop and seasonal events, too.

1 Thank BadLittleBunny
Middletown, Connecticut
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

Ray of Light Farm is a great place to take the kids (of any age). It is a horse and donkey rescue, but they actually have over 200 animals if you count every chicken, llama and guinea pig! It is open to the public every day except Wednesday. Bring a picnic lunch, stroll through the woods, visit the animals.

1 Thank Noelle T
East Haddam, Connecticut
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102 reviews
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Have been a few times (usually 1-2 times a year) and its always a nice experience for kids. You can do a little tour of the animals that they have rescued over the years. They have a nice tack shop that also has kids b-days available in. I've always just walked in and unless its something special will always just... More 

4 Thank theWinterMe

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