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“Family Fun”

Enchanted Springs Ranch
Ranked #6 of 32 things to do in Boerne
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: By appointment only! You can visit a place where you can see an authentic western movie set surrounded by buffalo, zebra, deer, Texas Longhorns, llamas, and other exotic animals that roam free. Your visit is an inter-active look into the history of the Old West and our Texas heritage. Your private tour will include the following: 1. Texas Longhorn viewing. There is a good chance you will be up close and personal with one of our longhorns, so bring your camera!! 2. Admiring some real American Buffalo. 3. Learn some history of the early Texans 4. Enjoy a ride through our 86-acres of lush pastures and wooded hills. You will get up close and personal to some of the wild animals. You will also receive informative information while viewing many longhorns, wild turkeys, buffalo, zebras, llamas and exotic deer and antelope. 5. A walking tour of our western town discovering the secrets of happiness of the early Texas settlers. 6. You are welcome to bring your lunch in and enjoy our covered picnic area. 7. Visiting our trading post.
Turlock, California, United States
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Family Fun”
Reviewed July 7, 2012

My daughter, my husband, my grandson, and I spent a day enjoying this attraction. The highlight of the day for my grandson was the tractor ride to see the exotic animals. We enjoyed the Pistol Packin Paula show, as well as the stunt show and and the medicine man. As others have said, this is a family-run operation, so do not expect Disneyland quality. It is rustic but lots of fun. Our grandson loved sitting on Woodrow the longhorn.

Visited July 2012
1 Thank RNeilson
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Blair, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Okie Mary”
Reviewed June 27, 2012

Lots of fun for the entire family! Visited the ranch as part of our summer family get-together; members ranging for 60 to 9 months. Very enjoyable place. The kids loved sitting on the longhorn and having their picture taken. One thing special about this place - no charge to sit on the longhorn and parents could take all the pictures they wanted. The trip through the farm was also fun - lots of very unique animals. All of the employees were very friendly and helpful. Although there weren't that many people when we were there, the actors put their all into the show! Pistol Packin' Paula was a hoot! Definitely recommend this as a family attraction!

Visited June 2012
2 Thank Mary M
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Port A
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43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Old West town”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

This was a cool place to visit. Old West town and Pistol Packing Paula was great! Great for families.

Visited May 2012
2 Thank PortABeachguy
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Boerne, Texas
Level Contributor
49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Old cowboy ranch”
Reviewed May 23, 2012

Been to this place so many times. Great Pistol packing Paula show, stuntmen show, Enjoy wagon ride to see around the ranch, lovely beautiful animals around. Staffs are friendly. Make sure to arrive early to his place so you won't miss all the programme they have for a day...

Visited March 2012
3 Thank ida2307
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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“This place is crazy awesome.”
Reviewed April 30, 2012

This is like jumping into the wayback machine and being spit out into the Wild West. The buildings are fantastic. The people genuinely care and are invested in this ranch. So much care has been put into the creation of this ranch - from the buildings to the various exhibits. And if you are the type of person that concerns themselves with restrooms - these are some of the best public restrooms ever. I am not joking. Plenty to do and see. Animals galore. Pistol Packin' Paula is a gem. If you are in this neck of the woods you won't want to miss spending time at the Enchanted Springs. Plus this location is used in lots of movies/tv shows. Because it's authentic!

Visited April 2012
6 Thank vee_travels
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