Plum Creek Alpacas is an Alpaca Farm in Prescott, Arizona and is home to well, you guessed it…Alpacas!
Sitting just 90-miles outside of Phoenix, this alpaca farm is where you can get up close and personal with alpacas and get a chance to feed them.
Our family of four recently visited Plum Creek Alpacas to take a tour and meet the alpacas and it was definitely a new experience for us.
The 20-acre alpaca farm is a breeding farm. All the alpacas are Arizona born and they can actually be purchased here if you want to own your own alpaca.
On an approximately 1-hour family-friendly tour of Plum Creek Alpacas, a guide will walk you around the property and into separate enclosures of Alpacas.
The enclosures, which each have a lot of room, separate the males, females and moms with new babies.
The owners give the tour and are very knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions. They give you a small bag of feed so you can feed different alpacas that approach as you enter the different enclosures.
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When we visited, we were able to enter 10 enclosures and see over 45 alpacas.
On the tour, you’ll learn things like:
- Alpacas (obviously!)
- The difference between alpacas and llamas
- Alpaca predators
- Why males and females are separated
- Products that can be made from Alpaca fiber
- Alpaca farming
As this is a breeding farm, they occasionally have babies so you may see new alpacas during your visit.
The tour ends at the gift shop where you can see and purchase products made from Alpaca fiber.
Hours & When to Go
The farm is open from September to May, Thursdays through Monday from 9am – 3pm. They are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Tickets & Prices
Tickets can be reserved ahead of time on their website.
Sixty-minute educational farm tours, which includes a small bag of feed, are $10 per person. Children 2 and under are free.
Plum Creek Alpacas Discount
Plum Creek Alpacas has discounted tickets available on Groupon for admissions for 1, 2, 4 or 8 people. You can find the discount here.
Good to Know
- If you visit during the rainy season, a 4-wheel drive will be helpful as you will encounter dirt roads leading up to the farm
- Again, if visiting during the rainy season, you may want to wear boots in case of
- There is no shade available so make sure to bring a hat and sunglasses (and sunscreen if you’d like)
Plum Creek Alpacas is located at 8260 E Plum Creek Way, Prescott Valley, AZ 86315