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Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours

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Open today: 10:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Entertaining and educational

It may not be much to look at upon entering the working ranch. The owner, Leo, possessed both... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Unique experience

Visited the ranch this morning for the first tour at 10.15am. The other tour is at 11.15am. Do be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rachael B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage ~ Buffalo Tours. A working Buffalo & Guest Ranch. We offer educational buffalo tours daily May thru September. The owner, Leo Downey, does the first two tours every day starting at 10:15 a.m. and about...more
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1739 Oberg Johnson Rd | B.c., Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
+1 250-344-4779
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It may not be much to look at upon entering the working ranch. The owner, Leo, possessed both entertainment and educational hour long tour. He is able to answer all questions we asked about the buffaloes. His demonstration of fire starter is awestruck!! He explained...More

1  Thank Manskittles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the ranch this morning for the first tour at 10.15am. The other tour is at 11.15am. Do be aware that the ranch is sometimes closed without warning and you won't know until you drive there so don't leave visiting here until your last day....More

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When was the last time you saw a buffalo/bison up close? I don’t just mean out in a field or pasture nearby or in a zoo. I mean, when was the last time you safely stood just a matter of inches from one of these...More

1  Thank Joe W
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Leo’s Buffalo Ranch has to be one of the most wonderful places on Earth; I would highly recommend to anyone wanting a getaway to somewhere just as peaceful as it is beautiful. The house is immaculate and the wood-fired hot tub is an awesome add-on...More

Thank amberclements2018
Reviewed March 13, 2018

We stayed in Leo's cabin on the creek on his ranch. It was a great place to go back to basic. Everything you need is there and you can also join in the tour as guest.

1  Thank DOBA_83
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Leo is a beautiful person... Also the place is fantastic... I want to go to live there! :) you can have tours and see buffalos very close, know Leo and his story, stories about buffalos and their behavior. I didn't sleep here, but if I...More

1  Thank ellisasdf
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Every time that we are in Golden we visit Leo and his buffelos. One can shoot a lot of nice Pictures and Leo knows so much about his animals and the surrounding area.

Thank Martina J
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

I love this ranch. The tour is inexpensive and very interesting. Leo is a great tour guide and is very casual about the ranch. Its unlike resort tours or other interpretive tours on the area. A one of a kind experience. Hours vary and it...More

Thank Mae1875
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We stayed at the Cabin on the Creek, a lovely wooden cabin, set in a secluded spot. No electric, so back to basics and what a wonderful peaceful couple of nights we had here. With a BBQ on the veranda, a water supply for washing...More

Thank Chris812283
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

I absolutely LOOOVE this place!!!! Leo is one of the nicest people I've ever met 😀. That's saying a lot, considering I've visited all over Europe, Latin America and some countries in Asia and Africa. You MUST take in his gorgeous property, with amazing views...More

6  Thank Tigerman777
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August 8, 2016|
Response from Leo D | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, I think I remember you guys having tour, but I'm just seeing your inquiry here. I'm sorry I missed it!
June 23, 2016|
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Response from Leo D | Property representative |
Hi There, I'm sorry about the confusion. Sadly it is due to a long divorce that should be resolved very soon. I'm still here with the buffalo giving tours. Sometimes my phone doesn't work that well, but e-mail through here... More