Cook's Bison Ranch
See and feed the buffalo, enjoy a buffalo burger, and browse our gift shop. Cook's Bison Ranch is Group and Family friendly and located a short drive from Shipshewana. Ask about renting The Ranch for your special occasions.
Tours of Cook's Bison Ranch are offered for groups of 20 or more. Reservations are required. The tour includes a short video of our farm, a question/answer session, a guided ride through the ranch on our covered wagon to feed the bison herd, and a selected bison meal. Wrap up your tour with a visit to our Buffalo Treasures Gift Shop and take home a souvenir and some bison meat. Our group tours are for all ages, and we frequently host school field trips, motor coach groups, family excursions, church groups, and civic groups.
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-3pm; Call for seasonal hours
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Handicap Accessible
- Gift Certificates Available
A fun day at Cook's Bison RanchReviewed 01-18-19
A trip to Cook's Bison Ranch is time well spent. The highlight for us was the wagon ride to feed the Bison. They are huge! We learned a lot. We enjoyed a Buffalo Burger while there and did some hands... Read More
Motor coachReviewed 10-16-18
Our group lived their experience at Cooks Bison Ranch. We had a wonderful lunch then off to learn about Bison. Our experienced hand feeding the Bison. Quite the experience! Wonderful hospitality! Read More
Brilliant Bison EncounterReviewed 06-24-18
We enjoyed the tour around the ranch and fed the bison; then had a wonderful lunch in a barn of Buffalo Barbecue, baked beans, coleslaw, tea, lemonade, and water. The family's enthusiastic manners... Read More
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