Deer Ranch, Saint Ignace

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In operation for 60 years, the Deer Ranch in Saint Ignace is the oldest whitetail exhibit in North America. Twenty-eight adult deer reside at the Deer Ranch, along with a number of fawns each spring. Get up close, take pictures, feed crackers/carrots/apples to the bucks and does, bottle feed the fawns, and create lasting memories! Just 4 miles West of the Mackinac Bridge!
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  • This is a place that we visit every time we go to the upper peninsula. It is reasonably priced compared to some other attractions in the area. The kids always love to see and feed the deer. The last t...  more »
  • Worth stopping at least once. We spent more time than I thought we would here just enjoying the deer. They have some albino deer which were unique to see. You can tell the deer are used to people. It ...  more »
  • Our annual trip "Up North" always includes a trip to the Deer Ranch. From the time the wife and I were kids, to our own kids and now our grandchildren, we always make time to stop and visit. Great to ...  more »
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  • Wonderful little place that is able to allow you be up close with nature. Great staff, cute little gift shop.
  • The oldest whitetail deer ranch in the US. You can feed them and see fawns, if they have any. The gift shop was very affordable as well. One of the highlights of our trip.
  • Loved it. I work for the Toledo Metroparks back in Ohio just seeing deers on the trails are nice but to actually pet a baby deer and to interact with the females and male's awesome experience
  • It's so much fun and the deer are so cute!! You can even feed them carrots, apples and seeds (All sold at the gift shop here). It's fun for all ages!
  • Friendly staff, excellent rate, kids loved feeding the deer.

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