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Runyan Ranches

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Great surprise!

Heading home we saw this petting zoo. So happy we stopped! Greatest little petting zoo I’ve seen... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Midland, Texas
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Awesome place to stop at.

We always see this place when heading to cloudcroft or ruidoso and for some reason we would never... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Candace V
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
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17 Jun 2018
“Great surprise!”
29 Apr 2017
“Awesome place to stop at. ”
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4839 Rio Penasco Rd, Mayhill, NM 88339-8507
+1 575-687-3361
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Heading home we saw this petting zoo. So happy we stopped! Greatest little petting zoo I’ve seen! Lamas, zebras, horses, Cape buffalo, camel, and trout ponds! We had a blast feeding the fish.

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We always see this place when heading to cloudcroft or ruidoso and for some reason we would never stop. We finally stopped and it was a lot of fun. They have all kinds of animals that you can feed. They also have all kinds of...More

Thank Candace V
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here to stretch our legs and use the restrooms. They have a little pond you can fish in, a petting zoo for kids and all kinds of snacks and drinks. The restrooms are tiny, but immaculate. You walk down to them through part of...More

2  Thank CalamityAz
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were headed toward Arizona and started thinking about stopping to stretch our legs and maybe get something to eat with out of nowhere here was a petting zoo/ restroom, and farmer's stand. We bought some incredible apples and fresh sage honey, used the restroom...More

Thank ORbeachdawg
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Along the road about 20 miles from the center of Mayhill. Neat little place with a variety of snacks, drinks and souvenirs. They have a petting zoo that I did not go to but looked good for kids. They also have education tours and fishing....More

Thank Scott8147
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

During our tours in NM we discovered the sign of fried bread that was the best ever. We had the Cinnamon and sugar in rued bread and a burrito. Laguna is in way Alamogordo NM

Thank jodicatrice
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Runyan Ranch is just outside of Mayhill NM and is just really special. There is a petting zoo for the kids and a market where you can buy lots of special stuff like homemade salsas and apple cider.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We heard about this from a family member who saw it on the way from Texas to Cloudcroft. Since we knew we would be traveling with a 7 year old who gets restless on long car rides, we decided to stop and check it out....More

Thank Ashleigh B
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We stumbled upon Runyan Ranches on our way from Carlsbad to White Sands. Super clean bathrooms. Beautiful landscaping. A pond so clear you can see the fishes! Very friendly animals. Everything is free unless you choose to buy something! Very nice and friendly people. The...More

Thank Nomad062_10
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

We are from Lubbock, but stay at our cabin in Cloudcroft NM (love Cloudcroft!) twice a year. We have five kids in our family ages from 10-17, girls and boys. They love this place. It's free to go in and let the animals. They sell...More

1  Thank Amanda A
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