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Happy Acres Family Farm

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Address: 1875 Templeton Rd, Templeton, CA 93465-8310
Phone Number: +1 805-434-7580
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Fun for the whole family

Our spring break visit was enjoyed by both my kids who are 9 and 17. The farm babies were adorable. We laughed feeding and milking the goats. The goat cheese was wonderful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 August 2014
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Yorba Linda, California
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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

Our spring break visit was enjoyed by both my kids who are 9 and 17. The farm babies were adorable. We laughed feeding and milking the goats. The goat cheese was wonderful. Thanks for a fun morning and get photo opps. My daughter still talks about holding the tea cup piglet.

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1 Thank N6797
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

I really hate to give this place a mediocre review, but despite the pleasant morning we spent here, I can't get past the price for the tour which was pretty much a glorified petting zoo. My daughter in law and I took her 3 children and it cost us $86! They even charged for my 2 year old granddaughter. It... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

Great place for families. Loved all the animals. Reserved the tour for $25 each. For that price they should have a bathroom and a place to wash your hands with soap. Also some water even if I had to pay for it. Wonderful alternative to wine tasting. Still had an awesome time. Hard to find though. Not sure what happened... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2012

We made an appointment to do a tour and it was a lot of fun! They have more than just happy goats at this farm too! Our favorite part was the "kindergarden" where baby animals of different species hang out to learn to get along with each other. We were able to enter and pet these cute little guys (mini-pigs,... More 

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Thank hikingbee
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2012

I have to stop here every time I'm in town to see the goats, llamas, horses, and the farm's dogs, and to stock up on their lovely goat-milk lotions. A sweet stop in a fabulous wine tasting and olive tasting region.

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San Luis Obispo, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2012

We took three generations to Happy Acres and everybody loved it. This is a working goat farm that has many other animals as well and an owner who is very sweet and patient, particularly with the kids. When you arrive, you're greeted by goats who rush to the fence in hopes of a hand-out. Close behind is a miniature donkey,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2012

This place is adorable and the animals were very friendly -- we got to say hello to a bunch of goats, miniature horses and a big horse with only one eye...so sad to see, but he seemed so happy! We didn't get to sample any of the products, but the cheeses, spreads and bath products looked great! Fun stop!

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Paso Robles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

Our family went there after an "adult" morning outing and everyone became a child again, so enthused about the goats, feeding them, sampling goat-made products, fun!

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Thank 818nev
Bakersfield, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2011

We got a special opportunity with Mike and Lori, as there were no other participants. So we didn't get to do the Milking Contest - But we had everything else, partic. them making my birthday super-special!! A rooster strutting, a cat pouncing (on a lizard), and goats and mini-horsies crowding the fence to eat the peanuts they provide. We tasted... More 

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