Cadiz, Ohio: Boss Bison Ranch

Snack on bison meat, then pile into a farm truck and be driven out to pasture to pet and feed the shaggy buffalo. Not something you expect to find in eastern Ohio.
45701 Unionvale Rd, Cadiz, OH
From US Hwy 250/E. Market St. in Cadiz, on the east edge of town, turn northeast (no stoplight) onto Charleston St./Unionvale Rd/Hwy 12. Drive two miles. The ranch is on the right.
M-Sa 10-6 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free (Donations appreciated).
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Boss Bison Ranch

A ranch with about 180 acres and 60 bison. A gift shop sells bison meat and a lunch wagon serves everything bison. We enjoyed watching the herd graze as we ate. There were bulls mixed with the mothers and calves. We loaded in the back of the farm truck and were driven out to meet the head bull. Big Boy was tall and very muscular. His head was huge, yet he was the gentlest of giants. He took his treats carefully from my children and me. We met other bison, Bobby and Snitch, and asked what we owed for meeting the animals. We were told "just a donation in the box." That's what we did.

[Christina Carter, 02/26/2016]

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