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The Lazy 5 Ranch

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Closed Now: 09:00 - 18:00
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Fall family fun

Awesome place to visit. Make reservation for the wagon ride at least a week in advance. You can go... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
Wonderful day with my grandkids

We shared a wonderful day with our four grandchildren at The Lazy 5 Ranch. There are so many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angel K
Charlotte, North Carolina
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wagon ride”(208 reviews)
“drive thru”(28 reviews)
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15100 Hwy 150 East, Mooresville, NC 28115
+1 704-663-5100
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome place to visit. Make reservation for the wagon ride at least a week in advance. You can go through in car but wagon is much more fun. Great petting zoo also

Thank shf13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time with the kids while driving around the ranch. Several times we did have some of the smaller animals jump up on the side of the car which lead to several scratches. I may go again but see if there are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my son to Lazy 5 Ranch to take a look at an alternative to Hollywild Animal Park in Spartanburg, SC near where I live in upstate SC. In the past Hollywild had safari tours during the summer but now they only focus on...More

Thank Clyde P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We shared a wonderful day with our four grandchildren at The Lazy 5 Ranch. There are so many animals and the property is beautiful and well kept. We made a reservation for the wagon ride and the kids really enjoyed every minute,

Thank Angel K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one amazing place! Loved the experience here. Pay $11 and park your car and take the truck ride or chose to take your own car (although I’d recommend against it. We had a few scratches on ours and the animals come close to...More

Thank Sonali S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here on Friday, September 7 in the morning. We got 5 buckets of food for the 4 of us (3 adults, one 4 year old). Before driving through, we stopped to use the rest room. Once again, it was lots of fun. There...More

Thank SugarMagnolia923
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We are so glad we took the wagon ride. One would be crazy to take their car down these dirt roads with all the ruts and the animals rubbing around on your fenders. The wagon went places the road didn’t go, so spend a couple...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Did the tour from our own car rather than the wagon. Definitely recommend getting at least 2 buckets of food because you're gonna want to feed them all! It was great fun! Left with great memories of laughter and pictures of incredible animals and all...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We missed the wagon ride but really enjoyed the self tour through the park as we went at our own pace. Lots of different animals to view. One of the bison used my front grill as a scratching post and the horns on the cows...More

Thank lukecX2806DA
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Even though I only gave Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville NC a 3-star rating — which I’ll explain shortly — it truly is a 5-star experience for animal lovers! As I’m sure many would attest, feeding wild or even semi-wild animals from your hand is...More

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27 September 2018|
Response from Krista P | 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.
Jenn B
2 April 2018|
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Response from Mamaluch | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think that is ok. The speed is slow and the wagon is really high. You do not need to feed the animals if you do not want to. We went in our car, but did see many toddlers on the wagon.