Hours, Admission & Directions

family clip art General Admission

Days and  hours may change due to holidays and special groups so please check the calendar on this website or call 218-780-8611 for further info.

Please Note:  We are not taking credit / debit cards at this time.

$6 per person (plus tax), children under 2 free

* May  – public hours are 10 – 4 ~ Friday, Saturday and Sunday

* June, July & August – public hours are 10-4 ~ Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

* September & October – public hours are 10-4 ~ Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Season Pass

$25 per person (plus tax), children under 2 free

Season passes are another option if you think you may be a frequent visitor to the farm.  A season pass is good for your general admission from our opening in May until the end of October.  You can visit the farm as often as you like during regular “open to the public hours”.  These passes are non transferable and non refundable.  They do NOT cover any additional costs associated with special events, classes, seminars or parties.

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Note:  Reservations for the following are required so please call for availability!

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Groups of 15 or more

$5 per person (plus tax – unless your group is tax exempt)

Must have 1 adult per 10 children and chaperones must be over 16 years of age.

Group tours will consist of the following:

  • An introduction and review of guest / animal safety and Minnesota Department of Health hygiene guidelines.
  • A farm tour.
  • A farm presentation and/or project (if there is a particular topic you’re studying let us know or choose from our curriculum!)
  • A free time to meet the animals, play on the playground, explore the farm.
  • The picnic area is available for snack or bag lunch.
  • Bus parking available

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Birthday Parties

Parties of 15 guests or less are $125.  ($5 per additional guests)

Monday thru Saturday 4pm – 6pm    Sunday  hours depend on season.  All parties are in 2 hour blocks unless specified.

Birthday Parties will consist of the following:

  • An introduction and review of guest / animal safety and Minnesota Department of Health hygiene guidelines.
  • A farm tour.
  • Exclusive access to petting zoo and playground 
  • Use of picnic area.
  • A farm-themed birthday cake.
  • Games and craft or project (depending on weather)
  • “Birthday at the farm” t-shirt for birthday child.

You are more than welcome to bring food or have your party catered.

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Parties / Reunions / Classes, etc

The farm is available to rent for your special occasions (or if you just need a place to host a larger group).  Please call 780-8611 for more information and availability.

Building only – $25

Building and grounds – $50

Building, grounds and zoo – $50 + $5 per person attending (+ tax – under 2 yrs free)

 More info about public hours 

https://cookscountryconnection.com/2015/08/02/why-arent-you-open-7-days-a-week/

How to get here….

(directions for the directionally impaired)

Directions are not really my thing but here we go!  (In my defense, all mileages are approximate…if you have real numbers let me know!)

From the South – Duluth, Eveleth, Virginia, etc

Take Hwy 53 north (Cook is approx 27 miles north of Virginia).  When in Cook, take a right on 2nd Street (across from Zup’s grocery store).  Follow 2nd Street approx 1 mile (it becomes Vermilion Drive without you having to do a thing!)  We are the 4th   driveway on the left once you pass the county highway 115 intersection.

From the North – International Falls, Orr, etc

Take Hwy 53 south (Cook is approx 18 miles south of Orr).  Take a left off of highway 53 onto county highway 115 (aka Ashawa Road) approx 1.5 miles.  At the stop sign, hang a left onto hwy 24 (aka Vermilion Drive).  We are the 4th driveway on the left.

From the East – Ely, Tower, etc.

Take 169 south (approx 5 miles from Tower), turn right onto county highway 115 (aka 77)(as if you were going to Fortune Bay Resort / Casino).  Follow 115 (again…aka hwy 77) approx 20 miles.  Take a right at the stop sign onto highway 24 (aka Vermilion Drive).  We are the 4th driveway on the left.

Tah – Dah!!!  You are here!

 

 

4 thoughts on “Hours, Admission & Directions

    1. So sorry I missed your message…somehow. The 24th is available for a party. I come up with $138 plus MN sales tax so total of $147.49. Give me a call 218-780-8611 if you would like to book that day!

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