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The Lazy 5 Ranch

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Birthday visit for giraffe loving daughter

We took the wagon ride and had so much fun. A wonderful zoo experience. Up close to all the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Baltimore, MD
via mobile
Lazy 5 ranch

Its a great place to take the children they get to see the animals up close and personal. A little... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Millie K
Mooresville, North Carolina
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“wagon ride”(211 reviews)
“drive thru”(28 reviews)
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15100 Hwy 150 East, Mooresville, NC 28115
+1 704-663-5100
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the wagon ride and had so much fun. A wonderful zoo experience. Up close to all the animals. Highly recommend!

Thank brennbug
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Its a great place to take the children they get to see the animals up close and personal. A little too personal for me but Great for the kids.

Thank Millie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a Blast on the wagon ride. I will never do the car ride again. We had family visiting and they all had a blast too. Our guide was awesome!!

Thank Escape174086
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by the ranch. Lots to see. You can drive through or take a horse drawn wagon. I suggest the wagon. Gets you really close to the animals. You can feed them with ranch provided buckets of food. Camels, zebra, giraffes, bison ect, too many...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to visit. Make reservation for the wagon ride at least a week in advance. You can go through in car but wagon is much more fun. Great petting zoo also

Thank shf13
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We had a great time with the kids while driving around the ranch. Several times we did have some of the smaller animals jump up on the side of the car which lead to several scratches. I may go again but see if there are...More

2  Thank Mike F
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I took my son to Lazy 5 Ranch to take a look at an alternative to Hollywild Animal Park in Spartanburg, SC near where I live in upstate SC. In the past Hollywild had safari tours during the summer but now they only focus on...More

Thank Clyde P
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We shared a wonderful day with our four grandchildren at The Lazy 5 Ranch. There are so many animals and the property is beautiful and well kept. We made a reservation for the wagon ride and the kids really enjoyed every minute,

Thank Angel K
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This was one amazing place! Loved the experience here. Pay $11 and park your car and take the truck ride or chose to take your own car (although I’d recommend against it. We had a few scratches on ours and the animals come close to...More

Thank Sonali S
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We were here on Friday, September 7 in the morning. We got 5 buckets of food for the 4 of us (3 adults, one 4 year old). Before driving through, we stopped to use the rest room. Once again, it was lots of fun. There...More

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September 27, 2018|
Response from Krista P | Reviewed this property |
They have tables and chairs in a few spots but I don't know if you can take your own food in or not. There were spots for sure to have a picnic if food is allowed.
Elaine P
September 22, 2018|
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Response from opichardo | Reviewed this property |
Think so but call them.
Jenn B
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Mamaluch | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think that is ok. The speed is slow and the wagon is really high. You do not need to feed the animals if you do not want to. We went in our car, but did see many toddlers on the wagon.