New Paris, Ohio: Drive-Thru Elk Ranch

Also a walking tour and full-price "Elk Encounter," where you feed elk from a golf cart. Because this is a ranch, you can also take home elk steaks for dinner.

Quiet Harmony Ranch

Address:
10684 Morrison Mikesell Rd, New Paris, OH
Directions:
Quiet Harmony Ranch. I-70 exit 156B onto US-40. Drive one mile. Turn left onto OH-320, continuing onto OH-121. Drive 5.5 miles. Turn right onto Whitewater Eldorado Rd. Drive a half-mile. Turn right onto Morrison Mikesell. Drive a half-mile. The ranch is on the left.
Hours:
Summer F-Sa 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
937-437-7777
Admission:
Adults $12-$50
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Elk Safari, Elk-Themed Fun

Follow hilly back roads to the Quiet Harmony Elk Ranch, which features both drive-thru and walking Elk Safaris, along with an Elk Encounter, during which you can feed them from a golf cart.

When you've seen all the elk you can see (and they are impressive), try the bugle speed-slides or the pedal cart track. The ranch features a trading post that offers a very thorough array of elk products (take home some elk steaks and avoid eye contact on your way out).

If you thank an employee, you'll hear a cheery, "You're elkome!"

[Kitsa, 07/22/2021]

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