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Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

#1 of 6 things to do in Picacho Features Animals
17599 E Peak Lane, Exit #219 on Interstate 10, Picacho, AZ 85141
+1 520-466-3658
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Ostrich feeding, stingray feeding and monster truck!

This place is a hole in the wall. The sign on the road says something like donkey feeding which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alphaotter
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Provo
via mobile
Rooster Cogburn

What a great place to break up the drive from Tucson to Phoenix (or vice versa) My niece and family... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
conitiefel
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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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.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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17599 E Peak Lane, Exit #219 on Interstate 10, Picacho, AZ 85141
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+1 520-466-3658
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a hole in the wall. The sign on the road says something like donkey feeding which sounds gross but then you realize you also get to feed deer, stingrays, goats, laurakeets!!!! That land all over you and you feed ostriches during a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to break up the drive from Tucson to Phoenix (or vice versa) My niece and family were visiting and we were on our way from Sierra Vista to Flagstaff (looong drive) We stopped at the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich ranch to feed...More

Thank conitiefel
RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Manager at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the great 5 star review! Our restrooms are newly remodeled so we are happy to hear you like them. It was a big step for us to go from porta potties to actual running water bathrooms, woohoo! We really appreciate...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so fun. All the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. The monster truck ride wasn't to bad for the little ones. Interesting selection of animals. This place has really grown and expanded its activities. We make this a must see on any...More

Thank christinawaldao
RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Manager at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great 5 star review! We try our best to keep you on your toes and add new things every year. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 31 May 2017

This place puts a smile on my face till it hurts!! The new stingray tank was better than the Desert Museum. The staff are so friendly and the critters just crack me up!! Stop driving by on you way and forth to Phoenix and Tucson....it...More

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

Well thank you so much for the awesome review! We're happy to hear people are really liking our new stingray exhibit! We look forward to seeing you again real soon!

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Teens would enjoy feeding animals? We had great fun feeding the donkeys, goats, ducks, ostrich and birds. My personal favorite was feeding the parakeets although the goats were hilarious. The 'ranch' was very clean. The animals appeared to be well cared for. Great fun.

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

Thank you so much for the awesome review! We take great pride in providing a place for people of all ages to enjoy themselves and become kids again!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I'v driven past the Ostrich Ranch plenty of times, but this time I decided to stop and check it out. This place is really neat. I paid my thirteen bucks and the nice lady gave me cups full of various types of animal treats, and...More

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

We get a lot of comments of people saying they have passed by for years but have never stopped, and each time they say what you just did... worth stopping for! We are glad you stopped and checked us out and had such a great...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

We have driven past this place for decades. Finally we decided to take our 4-year old granddaughter for an afternoon outing. We had a great time! We did the entire package which included the monster truck tour of the surrounding desert. Our driver (GIRL POWER!)...More

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

What an awesome review of our staff, animal exhibits and facility! I bet you wished you would have stopped by sooner =P In any case, we are happy you stopped by with your family and had such a great time! Thank you for the 5...More

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

Thank grandmaJ_10
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

Reviewed 17 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

Thank Gabrielle1212
Reviewed 17 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

Thank Kreviews1212
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ared2lip
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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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Rich P
7 November 2016|
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Response from Alan S | Reviewed this property |
The eggs were about $30.00 but are empty.
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Areleen S
17 February 2015|
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Response from RC_Ostrich_Ranch | Property representative |
Thank you Alice R for responding. You did great in responding the correct information. I hope this was helpful to Arleen S. If you have any more questions I will be checking more frequently and you can also give us a call or... More
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