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Smoky Mountain Deer Farm & Exotic Petting Zoo
Ranked #3 of 92 things to do in Sevierville
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Welcome to the Smoky Mountain Deer Farm and Exotic Petting Zoo & Deer Farm Riding Stables. You’re going to love our unique barnyard environment, nestled on 143 acres of a beautiful mountain property. Bring the family to meet, pet and feed our friendly animals, including goats, deer, camels, elk, reindeer, emu, zebra, exotic cattle, watusi, zonkeys, and so much more! You can even walk amongst our tame fallow deer. After the zoo, the little ones can enjoy a ride on one of our gentle ponies, led by Mom or Dad. Or, the whole family can take a relaxing horseback ride through our wooded Smoky Mountain home, led by our courteous and experienced guides. We hope to see you soon!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Reviewed July 22, 2013

I found the site on Facebook. We were looking for a place that would allow doubles since we had a 2yr. old with us. It was the best experience we could have ever asked for. From the time we walked in the door to the time we left everyone was so very friendly. Horses were very gentle and our guide was great! Thanks Chandler! We went to the Petting Zoo afterwards and had so much fun. Our 2yr. old was so relaxed with feeding all the different animals. Of course the pony ride at the end just topped off the amazing experience. We all agreed that if we had our vacation to do over again we would skip some of the other tourist attractions and do the horseback riding and petting zoo again. Thanks Y'all So Much!!

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"pony rides"
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"feed the animals"
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"horseback riding"
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"mini horses"
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"well taken care"
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"love animals"
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"animal lovers"
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"animals seem"
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"minute ride"
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"smoky mountain"
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"year old daughter"
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"all ages"
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"trail guide"
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"staff was very friendly"
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"my husband"
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

We loved the horse back riding. I loved the most is our 4 year old could ride his own horse with lead. It totally made his day. He was a real cowboy. The horses were very relaxed. We say several wild turkeys, deer and even heard several planes go over. It was a very short drive past Dollywood. The petting zoo could have been better with more animals. The little pony ride was just as fun.

Thank IHaveAnOpinion0211
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

A friend and I went earlier this week and had a blast! Even though it was extremely warm we wanted to stay and hang out with all the great animals. All the pens were clean, every animal had fresh water and shade and each animal looked very healthy as well. Being able to interact with everything from goats and deer to camels and zebra was very fun. Highly recommend this zoo for families and anyone looking to spend a couple hours of fun with animals. Admission and feed prices were very reasonable.

Thank Nicole K
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

It's fun to feed some big animals like camels, zebras, and horses. My son enjoyed very much feeding goats, deer, and geese. Fun place to visit if you like petting zoo. It just a little difficult to find. Follow the sign, and you will get to it!

Thank Viko0825
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Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Lots of different animals. Great selection. You can feed everything except for pigs and kangaroos because they have special diets.

I have a 11 and 8 yr old and the whole family loved this place. You can hand feed horses, donkeys, zebras, African type steer, Scottish cows, reindeer, deer, camels, goats, zonkey (half donkey, half zebra), ponies, emu, lama and a whole lot more. You can enter the goat and deer pens. There were a lot of baby goats to pick up and hold.

We have visited other places in TN and have witnesses poor animal conditions. This place is not that. All the animals are clean and well taken care of. They have their own zoo keeper. Zoo keepers have collage educations and very knowledgable and know how to care for animals and it shows!

Price was good. Food was extra. You can find dollar coupons in restaurants and hotels. Staff helped us with local directions and where the back roads were. We asked about local wineries and they gave us directions to 3 close to our hotel.

This was a great 90 minute experience.
The whole family had a great time!

1  Thank GoDonato
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