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Dakota Ridge Farm

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Llama encounter

My 6 year old granddaughter and I had a great llama encounter at this small local farm. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marc n
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Albany, New York
Heaven on earth

Most people come to this region for horse racing, but if you want a sure bet with a 100% return... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Nancy B
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Millwood, New York
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*YOU MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT AHEAD OF TIME FOR YOUR VISIT as we are a working farm and are not always available to answer the phone during the day* Dakota Ridge Farm was established in 1990 when we obtained our first llama, Dakota, as a wedding...more
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189 E High St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020-3805
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 6 year old granddaughter and I had a great llama encounter at this small local farm. We were guided around the property and personally introduced to many of these cute and interesting animals by the owner. We are allowed to walk, pet, groom, and...More

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Katrina C, Owner at Dakota Ridge Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of our farm, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and appreciate your kind words!

Reviewed 6 July 2018

Most people come to this region for horse racing, but if you want a sure bet with a 100% return don't miss this very special place. The owners and the kindest people you will meet, willing to share their experience and their furry llamas with...More

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Katrina C, Owner at Dakota Ridge Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you so very much for your kind words! This means so much to us, we try hard to make everyone enjoy themselves and learn about these special fuzzy creatures. Thank you!

Reviewed 29 May 2018

We had opportunity to visit this gem yesterday.. our hosts know about llamas everything! They know their llamas .. every little details ....they enjoy what they are doing!! This wonderful couple take care of their animals like no one else!! We had a chance to...More

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Katrina C, Owner at Dakota Ridge Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you so very much for your kind words, we appreciate it! Your family is wonderful and so easy to show around and work with while shearing. I enjoyed the day as well. We will see you again soon. Thank you!!!

Reviewed 22 April 2018

I worked with Katrina to plan an engagement photo shoot for my friend with two of the adorable llamas. Katrina was SO kind and accommodating and the photos came out better than we could have imagined! The farm is so fantastic and the llamas are...More

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Katrina C, Owner at Dakota Ridge Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you so very much for everything. We had a blast that day and enjoyed every minute of it. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We scheduled a trek with llama in advance, but the weather report wasn't looking too promising. Katrina kept in touch with us and offered us other options to interact with the llamas. We were lucky and the weather cleared up for about an hour when...More

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Katrina C, Owner at Dakota Ridge Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so very much, Tina! It was great to have you visit, even with the inclement weather. Things have a way of working out and we were thankful for your patience. Please know you are always welcome here.

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We just had a wonderful visit with Gary at Dakota Ridge. My twins who are five years old have never had the chance to interact so closely with llamas. These llamas are practically like house pets! So you can sit with them and pet them...More

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Katrina C, Owner at Dakota Ridge Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you, Sarah, for your very kind words about your visit here. We are always happy to hear things like this and to know that others understand how we feel about these creatures. I will make sure to pass this along to Gary, and, I'm...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

I had the privilege of touring Dakota Ridge Farm today and all I can say is WOW! I was prompted to go because I had been advised that Llama fur would not bother me, I am allergic to wool, some dogs and cats. I really...More

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Katrina C, Owner at Dakota Ridge Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for your very kind words, Colleen! It was great to meet you and show you our farm and all the animals. We hope you will be back for a visit. Thank you again.

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had a fun time at the Llama farm with our baby and our friends their baby. We contacted Katrina ahead of time and she was very accommodating. This trip was around Christmas and very few things were open. Katrina and her husband were very...More

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Katrina C, Owner at Dakota Ridge Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for your kind words and review, they are very much appreciated! We are glad you had a good time, even in cold weather. As you know, you are always welcome here to visit with the animals. Thank you again.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place is great for adults, teens and small children. Katrina was the perfect guide and also the owner of this very special farm. We got to walk with a llama (named Mike) and she toured us through the place where they eat sleep and...More

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Katrina C, Owner at Dakota Ridge Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Thank you, Shirley, for your kind words and this review. We are happy to share our love for these beautiful creatures with so many. One of our goals is to show how well mannered and sweet they can be, so your words mean a lot...More

Reviewed 27 August 2016

I love llamas. Seriously, I am a huge fan of llamas. And alpacas. And I have visited an alpaca farm. But a llama farm? those are hard to find downstate. The closest thing I had found was in south NJ, and it was not really...More

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Katrina C, Owner at Dakota Ridge Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for this kind review of your visit and our farm! We enjoyed your visit and were happy to be able to accomplish everything we had intended to do. You are always welcome to come back and visit and say "hello"! Thank you again.

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