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“Great place for young children and the adults that love them”

Plum Loco Animal Farm
Ranked #9 of 27 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.
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147 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Great place for young children and the adults that love them”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

I highly recommend Plum Loco as a place to spend a wonderful couple of hours with your young children. I have been here with my granddaughter several times (she is 3.5 year old now) and she always is excited about going back.

The main attraction, of course, is the animals. They have the usual assortment of farm animals (see web site), but the neatest ting is that they provide a bucket of food as part of the admission and they give you excellent instruction on how to feed each of the animal s properly. This real helps with smaller children who may be intimidated by the larger horses and other animals at first.

As interesting as the animals may be, nothing will hold the attention of a 3 or 4 year old very long. So another feature of Plum Loco is that they have a kid-sized town that children can play in as well as other detraction (games, wagons, tractors, etc.) to keep children engaged. They can keep going from one thing to another as their whims change. It is a lot of fun for them, but also for the adults.

Go and have fun.

Visited June 2013
1 Thank GlenLivet
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great time at Plum Loco”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013

Perfect for young kids. Wide variety of animals to see and feed. Fun play yard with play barns and small vehicles to ride on. Bathroom situation clean but primative, like a fancy shed. We went on a cloudy day, but on a very hot day it might be hard to find shade.

Visited June 2013
Thank Sonja K
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Fun for the family.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

We spent the morning at plum loco and the kids loved it. The play area is well supplied and kept the kids entertained for several hours. They are even set up well if you brought your own lunch. The location is good from anywhere in door county. They even have a great bathroom with changing station, not an outhouse. This was a great way to spend half of the day.

Visited June 2013
Thank xxxadixxx
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012

This is the best place to go with children, the owners are some of the nicest people you would ever want to meet.

Visited August 2012
1 Thank Marianne M
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Oxford, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great young family activity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2012

The adults and kids in my party all had a great time (kids 3, 5, 5, 8). It was a great animal experience. Feed buckets were $2 for a bunch of carrots and some grain. The animals are super friendly. Bathroom facility available and was nicer than expected. The little play area was fun for my age group. It started to rain and we were offered rain checks, but we had so much fun we didn't feel the need to come back right away!

Visited August 2012
3 Thank widellsmom
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