Cook's Bison Ranch

5645 E 600 S Wolcottville

Contact Information

260-854-3297
Bringing back an American Tradition - Voted "Indiana Official Best of Bison Ranch". Cook's Bison Ranch is an historical treasure located in beautiful Northern Indiana Amish Country, located on a peaceful, 83-acre farm setting. Cook's Bison Ranch is a place where everyone is welcomed and at home...the place to be if you are looking for a simple, unique opportunity to make memories. Whether young or old, you can enjoy a relaxing time at 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
  • Seasonal
  • Gift Certificates Available
  • Family-Fun
4.5
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Why keep animals against their will

2 Reviewed 06-15-20

Idk but somethings about this place isn’t good. I mean who keeps bison in Indiana? To some people it may sound like a fun tourist trap. But why keep animals against their will? I’m sure they want to... Read More


Great place to visit

5 Reviewed 08-07-19

We enjoyed getting to see these animals up close. Got a couple bags of feed (extra charge), took the wagon ride into the field and was able to feed them right from our hands. Get prepared for some... Read More


A fun day at Cook's Bison Ranch

5 Reviewed 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

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