Come Spend Your "Idle-Hour" With Us Home of "Sam" the Giraffe. THE CORN MAZE IS OPEN AND RECEIVING VISITORS! IT IS AN AFRICAN SAFARI THEMED MAZE AND HAS 22 WORKSTATIONS THAT YOU GATHER ANSWERS TO FILL OUT YOUR GAME SHEET. VERY FEW HAVE ACTUALLY FILLED OUT THE ENTIRE GAME SHEET, AND THOSE WHO HAVE HAD TAKEN A LITTLE OVER AN HOUR TO DO IT. SO TAKE ON THE CHALLENGE-
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FORM A GROUP AND COME ON OUT TO THE RANCH TO "DO THE MAZE" THE MAZE WAS DESIGNED BY MAIZEQUEST(R) AND THERE IS NO OTHER MAZE LIKE THIS IN OHIO! THIS IS FAMILY FUN AT ITS BEST. PRICES ARE $10 EACH PERSON, AND 2 YEARS OLD AND UNDER IS FREE. BUY A COMBO RANCH AND MAZE ENTRANCE FOR $15 TOTAL- A $5 SAVINGS!
BRING YOUR GROUP OF 15 OR MORE AND RECEIVE A $1 OFF EACH ADMISSION AND RENT A FIRE PIT FOR AFTER MAZE SMORES AND HOT DOGS. CALL 937-339-9731 FOR DETAILS.
FLASHLIGHT NIGHTS BEGIN SEP 28 AND RUN EACH SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE END OF THE SEASON. BRING YOUR OWN FLASHLIGHT OR BUY ONE AT THE MAZE ENTRANCE.
ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CHILDREN IS THE "MINI MAZE" (WHICH IS THE GIRAFFE HEAD IN THE PHOTO). IT IS DESIGNED FOR TODDLERS TO ENJOY THE FUN OF COLLECTING ALL FIVE CHALK COLORS ON THEIR FINGERS AND THEN PERFORM THE SILLY ACT TO DO ON THE CHART THAT MATCHES THEIR COLOR PATTERN.
New Exhibit: We now have foxes in their new home- the Fox Exhibit. Both are females- named Pica and Tianay. Be sure to check it out on your next visit to IHR
Have a special occasion coming up, perhaps a little one's birthday party? What bigger thrill is there, then to have a pony ride available for all their little friends at the party! We now have our own pony ride ring and can handle groups of any size.
How about having the party at the Ranch What a great time that would be- all the animals, and pony rides at the same time!
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Don't forget to bring your camera- we encourage photo taking!
As a matter of fact- Enter our 2014 photo contest! Best photos will be displayed and author will get a free family pass to the Ranch. Just e-mail your favorite photo to email@example.com. Only two photos per author please. Of course all photo entries become the property of IHR and can be used in any advertising.
Want to make your event one that everyone is sure to remember? IHR now has bounce house/moonwalks, along with traditional petting zoo packages, available! Call now for more information on how you can reserve one of our new packages for your upcoming event, 937-339-9731. Indoor and outdoor setups are available.
Idle-Hour Ranch specializes in providing animal exhibits and educational programs for offsite events such as church functions/Nativity or Easter programs, corporate or private parties, anniversaries, birthday parties, parades, school functions/field trips, etc.
The animals here at IHR are well trained, experienced, and love to socialize with people, especially young children. As for the animal handlers, they take care of everything from answering your guest's questions to cleaning up after the animals at the end of your event. - As always, internet e-mail is best, but here are some other choices: Directions? scroll down please...
Ranch Phone: 937-339-9731 - leave a message
Ranch Fax: 937-339-9731
Cell Phone: 937-581-4628 - Emergencies only!
Mailing Address: Idle-Hour Ranch
4845 Fenner Rd
Troy, Oh 45373
Our Hours: 12 noon- 6 pm*
every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday,
June through October
Weekday Group Tours- by appt only!
* admission to IHR stops at 6pm, there is no real closing time, so feel free to take as much time as you like to visit, we have nowhere to go, so don't feel rushed to leave if you arrive near 6pm.
And here is what you really want to know- The admission prices:
Toddlers- (2 and under) ----- > Free
Children- (3-12 years old) ------> $10
Adults- (13 years and older) ----> $12
Native Americans, Military (including veterans), Firefighters, EMTs, Police are admitted FREE! Please show ID.
Sr Citizens receive $2 off admission fee.