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The Gentle Barn

Features Animals
15825 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91390
+1 661-252-2440
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Visited here for the first time. They are organized & professional. Well run sanctuary for 150... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Cheryl K

An animal rescue with pigs, cows, horses, sheep, goats, turkeys, chickens, and even a peacock and... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
United States
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“farm animals” (8 reviews)
“petting zoo” (3 reviews)
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15825 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91390
+1 661-252-2440
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Visited here for the first time. They are organized & professional. Well run sanctuary for 150 animals. Visitors can interact with the animals. Many volunteers on site to monitor. Staff makes brief presentation - very informative. Great for kids & adults.

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

An animal rescue with pigs, cows, horses, sheep, goats, turkeys, chickens, and even a peacock and an emu. So many of these animals had sad beginnings but are getting happy ends. They're treated like one treats a beloved pet -- if you're lucky, you might...More

Thank kjibdug9845
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My grandson was three at the time and absolutely loved it! They get to feed carrots to the horses and comb the cows with brushes. It's also a lesson in charity as they take in animals that need a home who may be crippled or...More

2  Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Only open on the weekends. Lots of animals you can get up close and personal with. These are rescued animals that are taken very good care of. The children love being here and the animals love it too. I know the Ellen show gives donations...More

1  Thank Janmaweber
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. Cost of tour is donation based. Everyone that works this farm is a volunteer. Our friend's son is studying to be a vet & has volunteered here all through high school. These animals have been rescued...More

2  Thank espiri2
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My wife is a fan of the Gentle Barn on social media so I decided to surprise here with a VIP tour on her birthday. What a great visit it turned out to be. We went in June and it was HOT. Be sure to...More

4  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

The place is divided in 3 zones for visitors. Cows, horses and the barn with goats, chickens, pigs etc. Basically it is enough 10 mins to feed horses another 10 to brush cows and you have to follow special introduction and entrance to the barn...More

Thank AlexanderKorablev
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This was a fun experience seeing the cows, horses and other animals at the Gentle Barn. These are great people who take care of these animals...lots of fun with the kids!

Thank Tracyandjjtravels
Reviewed 5 May 2016

More than an attraction, it made me leave wanting to be a better person. Beautifully run, done for the best reasons and a wonderful presentation by the owner and founder, it's something that deserves patronage and awareness. Easy to get to, friendly and concerned staff....More

2  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 26 April 2016

What an amazing place to connect with the animals. My hope is that when people pet Buttercup or any of the other sweet animals, they'll think twice when they make food choices. Great job on this beautiful place!

3  Thank Vicki W
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