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Deer Ranch

#6 of 30 things to do in Saint Ignace Features Animals
US Highway 2, Saint Ignace, MI
+1 906-643-7760
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Nice visit

My husband and I visited with our 16 month old daughter. We figured she would like it because she... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Best Gift Shop!

Our kids had a great time feeding and petting the deer, and I was glad to see that each cup of deer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hudsonville, Michigan
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US Highway 2, Saint Ignace, MI
+1 906-643-7760
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited with our 16 month old daughter. We figured she would like it because she loves animals and has enjoyed every other zoo or animal park we have been to. We all enjoyed feeding multiple deer and viewing the fawns. I...More

1  Thank amyco2004
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our kids had a great time feeding and petting the deer, and I was glad to see that each cup of deer food offered for sale was generously full. The grounds were really well tended and offered views of deer in a variety of habitats....More

Thank MomNeedsADrink
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here with our young boys twice now, and the friendly deer are always fun to pet and feed. Great pit stop of you are driving further into the UP. Inexpensive, fun and gets you outta the car for a bit. $5/person to...More

Thank mcarper0327
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go every time we are in town! I love feeding the deer and getting to give them a little love. The employees are sweet and helpful also. Nice gift shop too.

Thank MrsTJK3311
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's old, been there since the 1950's. It was inexpensive, and the kids loved feeding the deer. Good for a short visit...

Thank Lori A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the Deer Ranch for the first time recently. It is now one of my favorite places to visit in the UP. It's $5 per person to get in and you can buy food cups for $1 each (we bought an apple cup and...More

2  Thank nc96
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The animals are well taken care of at the deer ranch, all facilities were clean. My daughter loved seeing, and letting the fawns. All of us enjoyed feeding the deer.

1  Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We always love see our deer back home in the mid west but getting up close to them like this is great. Great for old and young alike. Pay the little extra for the apples and crackers.

Thank Alan V
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Nice place to visit to get a tiny taste of nature, the deer are nice and admission was cheap, fun spot to stop and stretch

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My husband and I stopped here on our way home just because I'm an animal lover. We bought apples and carrots to feed the deer, many of them were friendly and came right over to get the treats. It was cool to see some big...More

Thank Lori M
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Donna S
25 September 2015|
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Response from Heather M | Reviewed this property |
Yes :-) just make sure someone is with you to help you because the path is grass.
15 September 2015|
Response from Janet R | Reviewed this property |
Open Seven days a week Mid-May through Mid-October Memorial Day through Labor Day hours: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Fall hours: Sept 3 - Oct 18 hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Admission- $5 per person/Children ages 5 and under are free
Anna S
25 August 2015|
Response from Deerrch | Property representative |
Admission into the Deer Ranch is $5 per person and children ages 5 and under are free. We have "deer feed" for a $1 to feed the deer also. The Deer Ranch