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The Lazy 5 Ranch

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Lot’s of fun particularly when you ride thru on a horse pulled wagon. You can purchase food for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clayton, New Jersey
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Fun for the whole family. The fall activities are fun. We liked the wagon ride option. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashleigh M
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15100 Hwy 150 East, Mooresville, NC 28115
+1 704-663-5100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lot’s of fun particularly when you ride thru on a horse pulled wagon. You can purchase food for feeding the giraffes, buffalo and llamas. You can get up close from the wagon and the walk thru. They also have a picnic area. Very reasonably priced.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sweetlou27
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun for the whole family. The fall activities are fun. We liked the wagon ride option. Great selection of activities.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ashleigh M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pay the extra for the wagon ride. It was worth it if you choose to drive your own car warning it will get scratched and slobbered on. This was way fun. The ostriches and cows with long horns were a bit scary. Definelty will come...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Locagirl1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very hesitant to take my car for the drive-thru so I decided to get on the horse ride which you have to make a reservation. It was definitely worth it there's a goat there that seems to be very friendly and hops on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Anthony919nc
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is such a fun day for kids and adults. Buy plenty of food, you won’t be disappointed. Animals come right up to the car!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 78pattyg
Reviewed 9 December 2018

We have been a number of times! We have never been disappointed. The staff is knowledgeable! The experience is delightful - for any age. I recommend taking the wagon for an extra $3. It is so worth it! Otherwise, and it happened to us, you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Resort818742
Reviewed 2 December 2018

My fiance and I went this summer when visiting the area. There was no wait to get in. We bought 2 buckets of food. You can feed all the animals expect for the Zebras. The cows, bulls and bison. They were all very friendly. Do...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank hellen2626
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We took our 2 year old granddaughter ( really we took our daughter in law who is an animal lover to the nth degree!.) Most of the animals were in an open wooded area with plenty of room to roam. They were well fed and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cathy F
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Trip to Lazy 5 ranch was the highlight of our visit to Charlotte. It is just shy of an hour drive from downtown Charlotte. but is so worth it! We went on a weekend and, according to some of the reviews, were prepared for a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank irinkaflorida
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic tour with Rik! My sister personally requested him and he is just the best. He is super knowledgeable, friendly and fun! What a memorable experience!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Caitlin H
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5 January 2019|
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Response from Locagirl1 | Reviewed this property |
Don't go to zootastic. This place lazy 5 ranch was fun pay extra for the wagon wide or your car will get scratched and slobbered on. Since its a drive thru.
27 September 2018|
Response from 575kristap | Reviewed this property |
They have tables and chairs in a few spots but I don't know if you can take your own food in or not. There were spots for sure to have a picnic if food is allowed.
Elaine P
23 September 2018|
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Response from opichardo | Reviewed this property |
Think so but call them.