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Nevis, Minnesota: Heart of Minnesota Emu Ranch Tours

A working emu ranch which offers tours in the summer by appointment. Emus are smaller than ostriches, but still satisfyingly dinosaur-like.

Heart of Minnesota Emu Ranch

24200 Fairwood Lane, Nevis, MN
Heart of Minnesota Emu Ranch. About a mile west of town on Hwy 18, then one block south on Twp 9-1/Fairwood Drive, and to the end of Twp 9-2/Fairwood Lane.
Summer tours by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $7.
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Minnesota Emu Farm

Interesting stop, but there is a hard sell for you to buy their products. Tour costs $7. You just stand outside the pen where several adult emus are. However, you do learn quite a bit.

[Lizz Singh, 07/27/2022]

Emu Ranch.

Heart of Minnesota Emu Ranch Tours

The Heart of Minnesota Emu Ranch in Nevis, Minnesota features Peewee the Emu.

[Blinky the Emu Herder, 11/22/2008]

There are some 400 American Emus in Nevis. The business at the ranch produces, among other things, pain relief products made with Emu oil and dispensed in a fine mist sprayer or as a roll-on.

Emu chick.

Heart of Minnesota Emu Ranch - Peewee the Emu

This is a working emu ranch and they have tours of the ranch showing emus of all ages from chicks to adult breeding pairs. The ranch is on a beautiful lake and is next to state park property.

[Nan Girod, 05/27/2001]

Photo added 11/2008. According to their web site: "The guided tour includes the history of the Emu in America, samples of Emu products [oils, lotions, meat, eggs, feathers, leather] and a visit to the chick, yearling, two year old and breeder barns. Pictures of you with Peewee the Emu are available for $5 - when he cooperates. Remember, all of our birds are wild, not domesticated."

Nearby Offbeat Places

World's Largest Tiger MuskieWorld's Largest Tiger Muskie, Nevis, MN - 2 mi.
World's Largest Paul BunyanWorld's Largest Paul Bunyan, Akeley, MN - 7 mi.
Paul Bunyan Historical MuseumPaul Bunyan Historical Museum, Akeley, MN - 7 mi.
In the region:
Horrible Bear, Pennington, MN - 42 mi.

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