Another Roadside Attraction Is Located In Dallesport Washington

If you have driven to The Dalles Oregon before and haven't stopped, you are missing out on an amazing roadside "drive-thru" zoo that features some amazing animals.

photo credit: Lon Martin
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Check Out The Free Road Side Zoo In Washington State

The family will love this amazing roadside zoo that features some incredible animals that you don't normally see in Washington State.

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The best part of the trip is the entertainment is free to observe. Schreiner Farms, right across the Columbia River, in Dallesport Washington has over 18 species of exotic animals to observe.

You are able to stay in your vehicle and enjoy the operating cattle ranch that has amazing inhabitants that including elk, donkeys, and reindeer.

photo credit; Lon Martin
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You'll observe camels, bison, emu, zebras, giraffes, and everything in between.

credit: http://www.schreinerfarms.com/
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The animals are not enclosed in tiny pens like a zoo but roam in spacious wide-open areas.

Schreiner Farms has over 12,000 acres for exotic animals to roam and you'll never know what you'll see on your tour. I even saw reindeer which the young kids will surely enjoy.

http://www.schreinerfarms.com/
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Schreiner Farms does have a few rules to follow if you are going to be checking them out.

http://www.schreinerfarms.com/
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Please observe the following rules.

  • We are open from 9 am to dusk

  • stay in your vehicle

  • stay on the main road and turn around at the giraffe barn. There is a sign there

  • yield to farm traffic (tractors, quads, and pickups)

  • No Smoking

  • do not litter or throw anything out of your vehicle

Schreiner Farms is a real working cattle ranch so you have to be courteous of the farmers and ranchers and especially the animals.

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The next time you're headed to the Dalles, take the Washington side of the Columbia River and check out this really cool free "drive-thru" zoo.

You can get more details about Schreiner Farms here.

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