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Plum Loco Animal Farm
Ranked #9 of 30 things to do in Egg Harbor
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Owner description: Plum Loco Animal Farm is a permanent home to over 60 farm animals that visitors can pet and feed including ponies, donkeys, miniature horses, horses, 4 breeds of goats, 3 breeds of sheep, pot-bellied pigs, geese and chickens. Visitors can purchase feed pails from our ticket booth that include a scoop of grain for the sheep and goats and a pound of fresh carrots sticks for the ponies, donkeys and horses. Detailed safety instructions are provided at check in that teach visitors how to pet and feed our animals safely.In addition to animal acres, Plum Loco is popular for our play-farm village with a series of authentic child-sized buildings fully stocked with tons of hands-on equipment that allow children to explore their imaginations. The play farm includes a farm house with a fully stocked kitchen, a garden with flowers to plant and transplant, a wash-line with clothes to hang, a barn with pedal tractors, tool bench, landscaping equipment, and a pony corral with plush horses to ride and brush. The 1880's style general store has a farmer's market, cash register, shopping carts and items to buy and sell. We also have an 8 foot farm table complete with barns, animals, fencing, trees, tractors and the like.For older children and adults, we offer a variety of board games (giant chess, checkers and connect 4) as well as popular lawn games.Visitors may picnic in the shaded cedar-log gazebos or selecting ample seating on the lawn that adjoins the play farm.Plum Loco is especially popular for children ages toddler through 8 years of age and animals lovers of all ages.We are handicapped accessible and offer free WiFi. We are open 9:30-4:30 daily (weather permitting) but are closed on Wed - from Memorial Day - Labor Day. From Labor Day to November 1st, Plum Loco is open 9:30-4:30 Sat and Sun. We offer pumpkin sales and painting during the month of October.
Reviewed July 30, 2012

This is a wonderful place to bring young children. The Owners goout of their way to make your visit pleasant.

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Reviewed July 20, 2012 via mobile

Wonderful experience for the kids! Feed was cheap so kids could feed animals all morning! Staff friendly and knowledgable!

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Reviewed July 2, 2012

Our kids (age 3 and 7) had so much fun the first time we actually went back an unplanned, second time in a 5 day trip to Door County!

The family that runs this place clearly loves both animals and children. The animals are happy and well kept and the respect and consideration flows to the amenities for people, too. There is a 'petting zoo' type area where kids can feed the animals, but the best part (for the adults!) is a large fenced-in area full of toys for all ages, ringed by picnic tables, that makes you feel you've been invited to a backyard party.

Between the petting/feeding area and the 'backyard', there is an 'outhouse' but don't be fooled - it has electricity and indoor plumbing as well! In addition to a flush toilet and sink there is a well-stocked baby changing table - very thoughtful. Concessions and souvenirs are available for sale and prices are reasonable. You're also welcome to bring a picnic lunch.

The owners are around for questions but unobtrusive and welcoming. We spent a couple hours here each time and ended up getting season passes our second day. Sitting in the shade watching the kids happily play was very relaxing. Well worth the price of admission - twice!

2  Thank K C
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

The owners of Plum Loco were around to answer questions and were not only very knowledgeable, but kind. The farm was clean and well maintained. They have an amazing, hand made play area for the kids. Our children spent over 2 hours playing in the miniature sized barn, general store and house.

1  Thank courtneyuwpa
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Reviewed September 16, 2011

Plum Loco was nice and relaxing. Staff were very loving and friendly. Animals were tame and social, and if you have kids who don't want to go by animals they have a bunch of play houses, toys, and books outside for them to enjoy.

1  Thank theobserverWisconsin
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