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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  • People are very friendly, wonderful to talk to, the animals look well taken care of and walk right up to you, especially if you have food. Its definitely a place to go for little ones. Very cool place!
  • My daughter absolutely loved this experience so much, we had to go back in and buy more food to be sure she had fed all of the deer at least once. The chipmunks/gophers running around were an additional bonus. Great place to visit to relax.
  • This place was awesome! Very cool experience. The deer here are well taken care of and the people are very knowledgeable. A must stop for the experience the kids would love it.
  • Love seeing all of the beautiful deer. Friendly employees. Very well kept.Stop by and see the big buck named Wally.
  • See deer up close and feed them. Fun place to visit with kids.

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