Dark Water Ranch sits in the middle of the old Chisholm Trail, and if you’re lucky you might even catch a glimpse of a longhorn cow or two on your way in. Enjoy a visit to the countryside, where you can appreciate the beautiful scenery and spend some quality family time learning about farm life.
Feed the goats some cookies, then visit the hatchery and learn about the development from egg to chick. Visit with the ducks, turkeys and the rabbits.
Learn about plants, how eggs develop Children will learn that milk, meat, eggs and vegetables come from farther away than just the grocery store.
Fall is special with the maze and pumpkins. You can wander through the maze and pick a pumpkin to take home.
There is extra fun available with the trebuchet and giant sling shot (added charge)
The hay wagon picks you up at the parking area and brings visitors into the farm activities area.
You can check out the onsite farm store and purchase our products and souvenirs while you are at the ranch.
Call in advance before your visit.
Remember we need to know your coming to have the hay wagon there to meet you. You are welcome to stay as long as you would like playing games and visiting the animals. We just need arrival times to make it all work smoothly!
Fall season Oct 1 - Oct 31
Your health and safety is important to us. We ask everyone to please wash your hands before you come and hand washing stations are available on site. Wear a mask if you'd like, but they are not required.
What Can You Expect On A Tour
1. A guided walk around the barn yard, see goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, turkeys, guineas, rabbits and pigs.
2. Visit the hatchery barn and see the baby chicks.
3. See where we plant flowers, vegetables, and fodder. learning how they are grown.
4. Feed grain to the ducks and chickens, feed cookies to the pigs and goats, they all LOVE cookies!
5. Plant your choice of vegetable or flower seed and take it home with you.
6. Learn the history of how soap was made and see where we make our goat milk soap today.
7. Learn to milk on our faux milking goat.
8 .Play some simple old fashion games like cornhole, steer roping and the REAL FUN Duck Race
9. Kids can play in the play area
10. Scenic walk or hay wagon ride in if parking in the main parking area
11. Wander the Maze and pick a pumpkin
12. Visit our onsite Farm Store
Contact us to schedule your visit!
Weekdays 9:00 - 2:00 ( for Schools/childcare/church groups only.)
We’re so glad you’re coming to Dark Water Ranch LLC!
Alcohol, pets and smoking are NOT allowed!
The following information will be helpful in making your trip to the farm a pleasant experience. We maintain a safe environment for our visitors, employees and animals and we ask you to help us keep it that way.
Children and parents should remain with your group at all times during the visit. You will be outside so dress appropriately; closed toe shoes, comfortable clothing, hat for sun protection.
We have handwashing stations with soap and water and there is also a vault toilet on site.
Visiting The Animals:
The US Center for Disease Control has issued guidelines for reducing the risk of catching enteric pathogens while at farms like ours. We encourage healthy interactions with our animals, therefore you should know:
1. People at high risk for serious infections are children less than 5 years old, the elderly, pregnant women, and people with compromised immune systems. These people should approach animals with extreme care.
2. Food, beverages, bottles, sippy cups, pacifiers, and strollers are not allowed near animals. Keep hands away from mouths/faces at all times. Do not allow children to suck thumbs.
3. Hand washing is required after visiting the animals, even if wipes and sanitizers have been used.
Remember—with simple precautions, a farm visit is an enjoyable and meaningful experience for young and old!
Under Oklahoma law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a participant in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location if such injury or death results from the inherent risks of the agritourism activity. Inherent risks of agritourism activities include, among others, risks of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals, as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death. You are assuming the risk of participating in this agritourism activity.”