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Deer Ranch

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Address: US Highway 2, Saint Ignace, MI
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+1 906-643-7760

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Family Fun Feeding Frenzy

We picked up a brochure from our hotel and upon crossing the bridge headed to Saute St. Marie stopped to check it out. The woman working was extremely friendly and informative... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stopped by the Deer ranch. They have about 40 or 50 deer. fawns and adults. You can get close and feed the deer as well as touch them. The only drawback is the smell!! It was pretty ripe, you could really smell the poop :( But, I guess that is part of nature...lol. Reasonably priced ($5.00) and $1.00 for feed.... More 

Thank rad one
Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We picked up a brochure from our hotel and upon crossing the bridge headed to Saute St. Marie stopped to check it out. The woman working was extremely friendly and informative. My three teenagers went back with their own money to buy more food for the deer. They were excited to see and feed the deer, which is unusual to... More 

Thank TravelingAuntG
Saline, Michigan
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53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

A fun place to visit and feed deer up close. We purchased the carrot sticks which the deer seemed to know we had as they followed you around the path. We found the deer to be very curious about the people around and very gentle when they took the food you had to offer. We didn't stay as long as... More 

Thank 980Sheryl1976
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6 reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Love coming to feed the deer and see what they add on and change every year. The lady that works in the shop is always very nice. I would have liked to add a picture to this but my phone won't let it happen for some reason.

Thank fellow33
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44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The Deer Ranch was a fun stop on our UP honeymoon! It was a gray drizzly day, but we still enjoyed it. The deer were still out and begging for food. :) The fawns are darling and the albino deer are incredible. We were here for about 45 minutes. I took off one star because the rocky paths were a... More 

Thank Heather P
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Wife and I are staying at a beach house near St. Ignace for our vacation this year. We've had good times at the Soo Locks Boat Tour and the St. Ignace Deer Ranch. Only negative experience that we've had was on the Pictured Rocks Boat Cruises.

Frankfort, Illinois
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We are both animal lovers and this was such a nice treat! We are so glad we added this to our trip to the UP! So fun!

Thank Lisa F
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was a cute place to stop along the way. There are several different large enclosures with different deer in each. Some of the deer are friend and some are not to much. Make sure to buy some apples for the deer to eat. You can probably see everything in the park in about 10 minutes.

Thank Jenn H
Jenison, Michigan
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We've been coming to St. Iganace for years, and 2015 was the 1st time we've been to Deer Ranch! We've never traveled in that direction before so we never saw it! We've gone 2 times now and love feeding the deer! People working there super friendly! Highly recommend to families!

Thank Debi D
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Our two year old loved it. We probably spent about an hour and a half there. It wasn't busy at the time. The owners were very friendly and nice.

Thank Dohmer85

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