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Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

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17599 E Peak Lane, Exit #219 on Interstate 10, Picacho, AZ 85141
+1 520-466-3658
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On a whim took visiting friends for an afternoon and were pleasantly surprised! Great fun feeding... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
grandmaJ_10
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Marana, Arizona
Such A Fun Surprise

We passed this attraction on our way to Tuscon on our first day of a six-day vacation and wondered... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Gabrielle1212
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Hamden, New York
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Upclose encounters with lots of different animals including Ostrich, Deer, Lorikeets and so many more! Plus Monster Truck Tours complete with 4-wheelin' fun and ostrich fishin'. Gift Shop on premises.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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17599 E Peak Lane, Exit #219 on Interstate 10, Picacho, AZ 85141
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"monster truck ride"
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"feed the animals"
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"ostrich ranch"
in 36 reviews
"all ages"
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"colorful birds"
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"roadside attraction"
in 7 reviews
"large cup"
in 4 reviews
"hand feeding"
in 4 reviews
"various animals"
in 8 reviews
"petting zoo"
in 10 reviews
"food pellets"
in 4 reviews
"just plain fun"
in 3 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 13 reviews
"kids will love"
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"great fun"
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"fallow deer"
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"miniature donkeys"
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

On a whim took visiting friends for an afternoon and were pleasantly surprised! Great fun feeding the animals and birds. The place is well maintained and there are creative ways to engage with the animals. The most fun was the monster truck ride, worth the...More

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RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Manager at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

A lot of people think our ranch is just for kids, or that they have to have kids to have fun... well that's not the case here =] We're happy to hear you were pleasantly surprised and had such a great time riding the monster...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We passed this attraction on our way to Tuscon on our first day of a six-day vacation and wondered what the heck it could be. Checking online reviews proved that we HAD to stop either on our way back or on the following day when...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My teenagers were reluctant to go. Thought they were too old for petting zoos but they were so wrong. They had a great time. The goats in the penthouse, deer, donkeys, ducks, bunnies were all so friendly and fun to feed. Lorakeets landing all over...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Easy access from I17 and full of animals. I expected it to be for kids but as an 62 year old I can ay I had a wonderful time. So many animals and you get to feed them too: ostriches, donkeys, Fallow deer, goats, sheep,...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This place far exceeded my expectations! First of all, it is very clean and the animals look healthy and well taken care of. They have large habitats and shady areas. Second, there are several different animals to feed and we all had a great time...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I think my wife and I were laughing or smiling for the hour or more that we were at the ostrich ranch. The Hole in the Wall gang was hilarious--almost out of a comedic horror movie. My wife let the goat kiss her by holding...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

We visited this Ostrich Ranch years ago and it was OK. However, when we took our grandson there on 4/7/2017, we couldn't believe all the wonderful improvements! You can feed goats, deer, rabbits, parakeets, and even stingrays. The Monster Truck ride was a ball and...More

Thank Richard M
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RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Manager at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Yes, we try our very best to keep things exciting and fresh that way we always have something new =] Thank you so much for the great review! We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is one of southern Arizona's gems. A small group of young adults and I just went yesterday. It was their first time, my fourth. We all had a great time. In fact, I have been there with young children and older adults, and each...More

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

They have updated the ranch since we were here a few years ago.. its much better. They now have real bathrooms too! :-) We brought our 15 year old and 3 year old nieces. We spent about 2 hours here feeding all of the animals...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We have passed this place a few times and commented on it, but never took the time to stop. This time we stopped, and I am so happy that we did. We were able to feed miniature donkeys, fallow deer, goats, ostriches, sheep, ducks, parakeets,...More

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cynthia k
8 February 2018|
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Response from IBMSweathog | Reviewed this property |
Since the monster truck was involved in an accident the ranch has suspended monster truck rides until further notice. Ranch is still open and lots of cool stuff to do there.
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rmsecor
3 November 2017|
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Response from CChristie966 | Reviewed this property |
2-3 hours, depending on if kids are involved. I was really surprised at the things they did have
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ared2lip
26 February 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
No, due to FDA and numerous other regulations just like you can't buy duck or quail eggs at the corner market or ivory at the zoo. You can buy a decorated (empty) shell to show them the size, or better yet take them out... More
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