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Deer Ranch, Saint Ignace

(4.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Stopped by the Deer ranch. They have about 40 or 50 deer. fawns and adults. You can get close and feed the deer as well as touch them. The only drawback is the smell!! It was pretty ripe, you could re...  more »
  • We picked up a brochure from our hotel and upon crossing the bridge headed to Saute St. Marie stopped to check it out. The woman working was extremely friendly and informative. My three teenagers went...  more »
  • A fun place to visit and feed deer up close. We purchased the carrot sticks which the deer seemed to know we had as they followed you around the path. We found the deer to be very curious about the pe...  more »
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  • Friendly staff and nice gift shop. The deer are approachable, they have bucks, doe, fawns and we even saw albino deer! My daughter loved feeding them.
  • Loved seeing these gentle creatures up close. They eat right from your hands! And If you run out of tasty treats for them, just grab some grass and they'll be more than welcome to enjoy it. Wonderful experience for kids!
  • My daughters loved this place! It was very affordable and they let us help feed the fawns. Staff is extremely friendly and want to ensure that customers have an enjoyable experience. We will return again our next visit to the UP
  • Very nice little place! Friendly staff and very nice gift shop. Adding it to our list of places to stop while in the straights area with the likes of the mystery spot and castle rock.
  • Got to feed deer from our hands. There is a lot of Michigan related nicnacs and such in here. It is really only a place you visit once.