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Hawkeye Buffalo Ranch

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Great experience!

It was my second trip to the buffalo ranch and I'm sure that I will go there every time I visit the... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
Jonelle R
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Pretoria, South Africa
Very Unique Experience

I have seen bison in Yellowstone and Custer but never like this before. Normally bison are just... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
Brad B
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3034 Pembroke Ave, Fredericksburg, IA 50630-9533
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

It was my second trip to the buffalo ranch and I'm sure that I will go there every time I visit the States. The buffalo's are so well-taken care of and the tour guide is so open and loves sharing the farm's history as well....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jonelle R
Reviewed September 5, 2017

I have seen bison in Yellowstone and Custer but never like this before. Normally bison are just kind of grumpy and ignore you or walk away from you. This was almost humorous because as soon as the herd saw the tractor they started briskly walking...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Brad B
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Had a great time with my kids feeding the buffalo. My usually timid 5-year was excited to feed corn straight into the mouths of the buffalo. Dan and Martha are awesome hosts and very knowledgeable. They care about their herd, the land and the history...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Alley5044
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough positive things about the ranch, the amazing people who run it, and of course the bison. The tour is $10 for adults and includes a wagon ride into the herd- and the amazing experience of getting to hand feed these majestic...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mindiehollars
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We did not go there expecting the tour, but we got one anyway. Mr. M (not sure if I should use his name) was incredibly gracious and knowledgeable. Highlight had to be feeding the buffalo. We accidentally locked the keys in one of the cars....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank svrcek2
Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Went with a boy scout group. They kept the boys entertained and everyone had a great time and learned a lot too.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank jordand546
Reviewed July 4, 2015

This farm has a herd of about 45 buffalo and you can take a tractor trip to see them really close up. They love corn on the cob and come running when they hear the tractor coming. You have to stuff the corn cob into...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank AvisM31
Reviewed August 31, 2014

We toured this farm as part of the regional "Farm Crawl"; Martha was an excellent guide and hostess. We especially enjoyed that, after our wagon trip to feed the bison, the kids and I could roam around the farmstead and play with Buddy the Giant...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Rob G
Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very unique experience. Fed buffalo in the pasture from a wagon, and learned a great deal about them. Guides were very down to earth farm folk.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank David V
Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We took our two 2-year old boys there last summer and had a great time! The ranch is run by a wonderful family who truly love these animals and it comes through in your time with them. Can't wait to go back next summer!

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