Santo, Texas: Bayou Bob's Brazos River Rattlesnake Ranch (Gone)

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Directions:
On the service road along the north side of I-20, between exits 386 and 391. Closer to 386.
Hours:
June 2011: Reported closed.
Status:
Gone

Bayou Bob's Brazos River Rattlesnake Ranch.

Bayou Bob's Brazos River Rattlesnake Ranch

A must-see attraction for anyone with a sense of adventure, a tolerance for bad smells, and no small children.

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Bayou Bob's Brazos River Rattlesnake Ranch

Pulled up on a Sunday. Place looked closed. Some ostriches were outside in a pen. Called the telephone and it was disconnected. The pecan vendor on the same road, about 2.5 miles west, said it was closed down.

[Karen and Matt, 06/13/2011]

Dagnabit! Bayou Bob's was great. Will see what we can find out.

Rattlesnake Ranch

I remember driving past this place every year and seeing the signs, right next to each other, so they looked like one sign at the right angle. "Rattlesnake Ranch!" "Petting Zoo." I always wondered if you had to sign a waiver.

[Bob Dominick, 02/05/2002]
Rattlesnake Ranch

Our attraction is the only Rattlesnake Ranch in the world. Stop on I-20 near Weatherford, TX to see all the poisonous snakes of N. America alive......and feed them! Learn valuable safety tips, see venomous snakes strike, get real Texas souvenirs, etc. Museum, live exhibits, ranch petting pasture, and much more! I-20 at State Hwy 281. 50 miles west of Fort Worth, Texas. Last summer, we had visitors in our guest book from 80 countries and most all the states too! Happy Trails!

[Bayou Bob, 01/24/1998]

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