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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.