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Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours

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1739 Oberg Johnson Rd | B.c., Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
+1 250-344-4779
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Awesome amazing visit

Leo is a charm and Chester junior was amazing. This place you have to see, quite the time we had... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2016
johnmacneil
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Devon, Canada
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Come say "Hi" to Chester Junior. An experience not to be missed!

My Mum and I saw the high praise of this place here on Trip Advisor so we figured we'd check it... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Kendra B
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Toronto, Canada
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Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage ~ Buffalo Tours. A working Buffalo & Guest Ranch. We offer educational buffalo tours daily May thru September (10 a.m to 1 p.m. Alberta Time ) and year round accommodations in our fully furnished guest cottage and our peaceful cabin by the creek,, Wagon in the Woods and Buffalero's Bunkhouse in the Barn. Make yourself at home, see buffalo in their natural social order, learn about them first hand, wander the ranch and our pristine river frontage on the beautiful Blaeberry River, and come Dog Sledding with us starting Winter 2018 !!
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1739 Oberg Johnson Rd | B.c., Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Leo is a charm and Chester junior was amazing. This place you have to see, quite the time we had there. My wife Melanie and I enjoyed this the most. My hat's off to you Leo 😀

Thank johnmacneil
Leo D, Owner at Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

Thank you guys so much for visiting me and Chester Jr. and for your great review!!! Yay!!! I'm grateful and really happy you guys liked it and I hope you'll come back and stay one day.

Reviewed 5 July 2016

My Mum and I saw the high praise of this place here on Trip Advisor so we figured we'd check it out. When we arrived Leo was already leading another group but had no problem with us joining in. He's a great guy that is...More

Thank Kendra B
Leo D, Owner at Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2016

Thank you to you and your Mum!! :) I hope you'll come back one day and see Chester Jr. get as big as his dad. :)

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

5 stars - our only suggestion is get a highway sign! This place is amazing and so worth the $12, you would regret missing it. On a sunny July day, we six Canadians of Vancouver Island happened upon Leo Downey's home and ranch by way...More

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Leo D, Owner at Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

I think that's the nicest review I've ever had!!! :) I'm laughing and smiling. That makes me so happy to hear. Really, that is so beautiful to me that you guys enjoyed your visit and took some of me and Chester Jr and the fire...More

Reviewed 30 June 2016

Leo, we can't thank you enough for such a wonderful morning as part of our Trek America trip! It was so nice and so simple just to listen to your story and meet your wonderful herd. A really lovely place to visit if you're in...More

Thank Becky W
Leo D, Owner at Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2016

Thank you Becky! It was my pleasure to have you visit!! :)

Reviewed 30 June 2016

The Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch is great value and is well worth visiting. Not only is it wonderful to see these unique, wild and dangerous animals and the way Leo is able to call them, Leo is a lovely guy with plenty of interesting stories....More

1  Thank sandy_travellers
Leo D, Owner at Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2016

Thank you Sandy!! It was my pleasure to meet you and your family. Thanks so much for visiting, and for listening to my music too!! :)

Reviewed 7 June 2016

Took an hour out from sightseeing to see the ranch, the tour is $12 and involves viewing the heard of buffalo from a distance and up close in stunning natural surroundings, leo the owner is great guy and gives a very interesting and informative talk,...More

2  Thank Nate B
Leo D, Owner at Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Thank you so much for visiting and for supporting me and the buffalo! :)

Reviewed 6 June 2016

No gimmicks...just an informative tour given by Leo, a man that has dedicated many years of his life to raising buffalo and studying their behavior. His presentation is not canned and his passion and respect for the buffalo is evident.

1  Thank Margie Y
Leo D, Owner at Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Thank you for visiting me and the buffalo Margie!!! :)

Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Leo was charming & informative. The whole tour seemed as if it were a walk with an old friend rather than a regimented schedule. He explained his experience with his animals as well as his journey through life making him extremely affable & homely. The...More

1  Thank Caleb L
Leo D, Owner at Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Thanks for visiting me and Chester Jr. Caleb !!! :)

Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This trip was awesome. Super fantastic. Super enjoyable. Leo was great and his Buffalo even more fantastic. It was cool to meet Chester Jr. Who was "small" at 1500lbs. The stories he wove were great and it seemed like it was something he was 100%...More

1  Thank Jeremy W
Leo D, Owner at Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2016

Thank you guys for visiting us!!! :)

Reviewed 17 September 2015

Leo is a very warm and caring man, he loves his herd as much as Chester does! Chester Jr was very impressive even with a head full of Burdock Burrs. The herd all came running in to Leo's call and we loved watching them, especially...More

4  Thank Stacystudios
Leo D, Owner at Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Thanks for visiting me and Chester Jr. Stacy!!! I'm sorry it took me so long to see this!!!! :)

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Elizabeth-M54
9 August 2016|
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Response from Leo D | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, I think I remember you guys having tour, but I'm just seeing your inquiry here. I'm sorry I missed it!
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NativeHabitat
23 June 2016|
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Response from Leo D | Property representative |
Hi There, I'm sorry about the confusion. Sadly it is due to a long divorce that should be resolved very soon. I'm still here with the buffalo giving tours. Sometimes my phone doesn't work that well, but e-mail through here... More
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skydivinsim0n
23 October 2015|
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Response from Stacystudios | Reviewed this property |
Please refer to Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch for the answer. I only visited there. I can tell you that you will thoroughly enjoy this area and its attractions on your visit to Canada.
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