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Old MacDonald's Farm

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Address: Hwy 16, Rapid City, SD 57702
Phone Number: 605-737-4815
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Fall Festival

We were able to come down for the Fall festival this year. Our three year old had a blast! Wish there were more pumpkin options though in the patch. We came early in the fall... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Hanna R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were able to come down for the Fall festival this year. Our three year old had a blast! Wish there were more pumpkin options though in the patch. We came early in the fall festival and it was already picked over.

Thank Hanna R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

every Saturday in October is a special day for the kids. From pony rides to a train with cars made from 55 Gal drums to face-painting. It is all here. Some of the areas are open to the visitors and kids and adults can enter the pens and pet the inhabitants. Kids had a great time petting and feeding goats,... More 

Thank Jim M
Sioux City, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

This place isn't cheap but we did have a lot of fun. Our granddaughter got to feed the goats (purchased the food), take a pony ride (pay), ride the train (pay) and fed the calves and lambs, held some week old chicks and sat with the lambs for awhile- she acted like a real farm girl and she has never... More 

Thank jnobz
Gillette, Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

They have a pretty nice set up for little ones. They can see goats, cows, chickens, etc... my kids when they were little loved going there. They have nice campgrounds very close.

Thank susanna547
Fort Pierre
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Had never been there, but had a pass that I bought on the KBHB Summertime Fun auction and we went. I was surprised, as we have a ranch, how much time we ended up spending there and my boys loved it, especially the goats and chickens. It is very well maintained, clean, and a very friendly staff (who all spoke... More 

Thank theshootist93
Hackensack, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife, 5 year old daughter and I had passed by this attraction many times during our visit to Rushmore (it's on the main highway to Keystone and Mount Rushmore) and had finally decided to stop and see what it was all about. Wow! Curiosity killed the cat!!! And my wallet!! This place is way over priced. $30+ for this?... More 

2 Thank cparedes123
North Richland Hills, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Our 10 and 6 year old sons loved this place. We went on a quiet day, so they had opportunities to bottle feed baby animals and pick up baby goats. Great experience for them, something they can't do often.

Thank Tomi M
Sacramento, California
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

There are a lot of animals, friendly staff, very spacious. My girls got to hold baby chicks, that was the highlight of their day. They loved the goats and turkeys too. Not very expensive at all.

Thank photohappyervin
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Our 3 year old loved it! He was a bit intimidated by some of the more pushy animals but fell in love with the goats. The pony ride was nice. The playground was fun. Getting to visit 3 days for the price is a huge bonus. Went mid afternoon on a Sunday and we pretty much had the place to... More 

Thank Robin D
Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

the animals are well cared for and the spaces are clean. they have a picnic area and playground, public restrooms and places to wash your hands. Lots of fun animals to experience.

Thank Susan J

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