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Address: Murchison, TX
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Animals that have been abused and/or abandoned can live out their lives in...

Animals that have been abused and/or abandoned can live out their lives in peace on this ranch, which was started by writer Cleveland Amory. Open to the public on Saturdays only.

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We attended their open house. They were offering tours by either a bus or hay ride. Based on the fact that it was 90 degrees, we opted for the air conditioned bus. This animal... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
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Lorena, TX
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Lorena, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We attended their open house. They were offering tours by either a bus or hay ride. Based on the fact that it was 90 degrees, we opted for the air conditioned bus. This animal sanctuary is huge. They have tons of beautiful horses, tigers, emus, buffaloes, primates, pigs, and I'm sure I'm forgetting some animals. These are rescue animals, some... More 

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Houston
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had the privilege of visiting Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch this past weekend. The ranch is a safe haven and forever home for many species of animals who have come from horrible backgrounds. We saw horses, burros, chimps, pigs, turkeys, cows, camel, & even a tiger living in a humane and enriching environment. I encourage you... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

Love the fund raising dinners at Black Beauty Ranch - Dinner Under the Stars, Dinner in the Barn, etc. A magical place for humans and animals.

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Terrell, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

I visited Black Beauty ranch as part of a group of volunteers who wanted to help the ranch in any way we could. One group picked up trash up and down the country road leading to the ranch, another did some fence painting, and another moved some furniture. As a thank you for our work, we got a tour. This... More 

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013 via mobile

Absolute must see! However, out of respect for the animals, it is only open to the public twice a year (April and October). Plan ahead if you want to visit. Definitely worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2006

Several of us were at an HSUS conference in Dallas. We knew when the conference ended, we were heading for Murchison. It was a little difficult to find because our group is direction-challenged. But we did find the "burro" sign, and turned in. The ranch volunteers provided a wonderful tour and so many heart-wrenching stories on the tremendous variety of... More 

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