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Butterfield Acres Farm

Neighbourhood: Northwest Calgary
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Address: 254077 Rocky Ridge Rd, Calgary, Alberta T3R 1A6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-547-3595
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Good time for a toddler but pretty pricey

We visited in September with my 2 year old nephew. We either missed it on the website or it wasn't listed that the concession was closed in September so we wished we had brought... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 September 2016
Erin D
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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53 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We visited in September with my 2 year old nephew. We either missed it on the website or it wasn't listed that the concession was closed in September so we wished we had brought some food. For 4 adults, a toddler and a pony ride it was close to $75, which seemed like a lot for what was there. Most... More 

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1 Thank Erin D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a good time in there. A good collection of animals and birds. My kids really enjoyed it. A really great place for the parties too.

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1 Thank Deepthi T
Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I live and work in the NW and I've always wanted to visit Butterfield Acres. Finally went there on a sunny Saturday. The place was quite small; only took me less than an hour to check everything out. The animals seem very well cared for. Lots of food and space. The highlight was definitely the baby goats. OMG they are... More 

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Thank Anne D
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

A beautiful day with our young kids. The animals were fun to interact with and a great learning experience for our "city kids". The facilities are well kept and the staff super friendly. A great affordable way to spend a spring day. This is a gem in the city of Calgary.

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Thank EcoMom77
Canmore, Canada
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121 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I was invited to go on an Easter Egg hunt with my grandkids and had a great day. I believe that the event is best geared for preschoolers. There is plenty of parking & is very easy to find. I would recommend going at this time of year as there were lots of baby animals and the barnyard smells were... More 

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1 Thank Terry_Barb
Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

We took our 2 grandchildren (21/2 years and 8 month old) for what we thought would be a fun day, it was not. First of all, it was very expensive and very little to see. There were lots of goats, some sheep, chickens, pigs and a few other animals. Most of the building were closed and the pens with signs... More 

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2 Thank Jean O
Calgary, Alberta
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Had Butterfield Acres come to the house for a birthday party with a mini petting zoo. The kids had a great time!! Max brought sheep, goats, bunnies and ducklings. The setup and take down was easy and made a special day even better!! Thank you!! Highly recommend.!!

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2 Thank payasaloca
Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

I feel like the day camps for younger campers at Butterfield acres would be fun. But not the older- ages 12-14 camps. I was a camper, the instructor was dull, boring, and acted as if she didn't like her job. The website said FIT was about "in depth" animal care. We mostly just petted animals like the preschoolers. I would... More 

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2 Thank kin y
Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

I have read both positive and negative reviews and from my experience I am with the positive side. Pricing: While it does seem a bit ludicrous to charge $11 for all kids that can walk. They do offer free parking, and they are a farm that has to capitalize on the summer season for revenue. As well in comparison to... More 

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2 Thank Kelly K
Calgary, Canada
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Admission prices are what they are, but butterfield acres is a great place for young children to have a hands-on experience with animals that most kids don't get exposed to. I've read the reviews, and I just want to touch on a couple things: Hand washing: there are plenty of hand washing stations around the farm. People complain that there... More 

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