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Play with Goats at Ripple Ranch Idaho

Visit Ripple Ranch, just 20 minutes from downtown Boise, and meet our goats. Our ranch offers a unique opportunity to interact directly with goats of all ages right in the heart of Idaho nature.

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What to Expect

Hours

Tuesday and Thursday 11-3, Saturday 12-6pm. See Calendar for booking a time slot.

Arriving at Ripple Ranch

When you arrive, please take an immediate right, drive up a small hill, and find a spot near the tractor barn. Parking is available before and directly in front of the barn.

Begin Your Adventure

Enter the tractor barn—our welcome area and the primary area where our baby goats spend their time. A friendly smile and the playful bleats of our goats will greet you. Here, you’ll sign in on our tablet and watch a brief video that introduces our goats and outlines the rules to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit.

Interact and Learn

You’ll be guided to a pen with goats selected just for your visit. Remember, goats are curious and might nibble at clothes and toes, so close-toed shoes are recommended!

Capture the Moments

There are plenty of photo opportunities at the ranch. We will gladly capture your interactions with the goats and have photos available for purchase by digital download within 24 hours after your visit—perfect for those special family moments or unique Christmas cards.

Explore More

Once you’ve played with the goats, why not explore our other offerings? From feeding baby goats with a bottle to enjoying a scenic goat-led picnic or taking a comprehensive farm tour, there’s something for everyone.

Plan Your Visit

Expect to spend about 30-45 minutes for a complete experience, though you’re welcome to stay longer and enjoy our peaceful setting. Cost is $10 per person.

Additional Activities at Ripple Ranch

Goat Picnic

Starting at $500.

Enjoy a guided hike to a scenic picnic spot with a pack goat carrying all essentials. Tailor your adventure to fit your comfort level and dietary needs.

Immersive Farm Tour

Available by appointment, $50 adults, $20 ages 3-12. Under 3 are free!

Join the herd for a tour around the ranch, including a tasting session of our fresh goat milk.

Horse Adventures

Available upon request starting at $50 for horsemanship lessons and $95 for trail rides

Horsemanship lessons for all ages and trail rides for ages 10+

Visit Us

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: Ripple Ranch is more than just a place to visit; it’s where education, empowerment, and environmental care come together to create an enriching experience for all ages. We are dedicated to excellence in every interaction, ensuring your time with us is memorable, educational, and fun.

Looking forward to welcoming you to Ripple Ranch, where nature meets nurture in the heart of Idaho!