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Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

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17599 E Peak Lane, Exit #219 on Interstate 10, Picacho, AZ 85141
+1 520-466-3658
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Beware the big ostrich

This is one of those rare places where every review is glowing and everyone wants to come back. It... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Paul S
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Marion
A MUST DO TRIP:)

This was the best road side attraction I've been to. Such an unexpected gem. Us 2 grown adults had... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
pgruffin
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Commerce Township, Michigan
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Upclose encounters with lots of different animals including Ostrich, Deer, Lorikeets and so many more! Plus Monster Truck Tours complete with 4-wheelin' fun and ostrich fishin'. Gift Shop on premises.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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17599 E Peak Lane, Exit #219 on Interstate 10, Picacho, AZ 85141
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is one of those rare places where every review is glowing and everyone wants to come back. It is also nice to see an animal attraction given credit for their care of the animals instead of a bunch of animal rights people protesting. How...More

2  Thank Paul S
RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Owner at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

I am so glad you and your family enjoyed visiting our critters! Lots of people think they have to have a kid to hide behind to come here but as you pointed out it really is an all age adventure. All ages seem to turn...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This was the best road side attraction I've been to. Such an unexpected gem. Us 2 grown adults had more fun than the kids that were there. The Lorikeets are so fun, one just stayed on my head during this exhibit (no bird poop either)...More

Thank pgruffin
RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Manager at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We pride ourselves in the fact that most adults turn into big kids when they visit us. They end up having so much fun and being goofy and laughing like crazy. We're happy to hear you had such a great experience with us. Thank you...More

Reviewed 20 January 2017

This was our second trip to the Ostrich Ranch and it was just as fun as the first time. They have expanded the entrance and gift shop, as well as added a string ray attraction. This place is fun as a side trip from Tucson...More

Thank Pukster27
RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Manager at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Oh my is right! We are constantly trying to keep our guests on their toes in bringing in new attractions every year =] When you come back, make sure to do the Monster Truck Tour... it is truly one of best experiences you'll have with...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This Ranch is a must see!!! What a creative, innovative, and fun way to interact with the animals. Go for the full experience feed the animals and ride on the monster truck!

Thank Mermaiddeb
RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Manager at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you so much for the 5 star review!!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

About 2-4 times a year I stop at the Ranch to see the animals. These people truly love their jobs and the ranch. They have made each time I've come, a wonderful experience for me and my son. I enjoy bring my young son down...More

1  Thank Jay M
RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Manager at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We're happy to hear we have regulars in you and your son! We try our best to keep our guests on their toes and add new things every year. Keeping it fresh! =] Thank you so much for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 7 January 2017

Was there 20 years ago and the ostrich are still there but now have other animals goat small deer but for us it was the Lorikeets with there color,and the feeding of stingrays

Thank buddymay
RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Manager at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Glad you liked the new addition of stingrays! Thank you so much for the 5 star review!

Reviewed 7 January 2017

Truly enjoyable surprise place about 40 minutes from Tucson and an hour from Phoenix. Feed various animals their preferred type of food - $13 for all of them, and then refills of the hoofed and ostriches are $2 each or 3 for $5. In an...More

Thank munchman
RC_Ostrich_Ranch, Manager at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Wow what a great review of our facility, animals and staff! We get a lot of people commenting that they were skeptical prior to visiting us and then completely change their minds once they get here and experience everything! So were happy to hear we...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016

We were driving from Scottsdale to Tucson and randomly decided to stop to see what this was about. SO MUCH FUN! You need to do this. Personally, the ostriches weren't the highlight for me, in fact they kinda scare me. All the other animals were...More

Thank JimNader
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Fun for kids, and even adults. Feeding the animals is a riot. They've added a sting ray (minus their barbs) as an animal to feed as well. Great place.

Thank NanaFradette
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our way to Phoenix from Tucson and we al had fun! Take the monster truck ride and sit in the back! The lorikeets were so much fun! My girls are still talking about how fun it was.

Thank Janice A
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rmsecor
4 November 2017|
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Response from CChristie966 | Reviewed this property |
2-3 hours, depending on if kids are involved. I was really surprised at the things they did have
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ared2lip
26 February 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
No, due to FDA and numerous other regulations just like you can't buy duck or quail eggs at the corner market or ivory at the zoo. You can buy a decorated (empty) shell to show them the size, or better yet take them out... More
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Rich P
7 November 2016|
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Response from Alan S | Reviewed this property |
The eggs were about $30.00 but are empty.
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