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Mn River Valley Sanctuary

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· Franklin, Minnesota
12 units
12 Motorhome/tent
Welcome, we have a small flock of waterfowl and chickens and a herd of goats to interact with, volunteer some time in our organic garden, peer up into endless night skies or use us a s a base camp to go exploring the several county and state parks, Natural and Scientific areas, hiking trails and local communities. We are located about 5 miles from either Franklin or Fairfax and less than 20 minutes to Redwood Falls, Jackpot Junction and New Ulm.
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Franklin, Minnesota, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Edwin E.Joined in August 2015
Response rate: 100%
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45 Ratings · 39 reviews
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Jim N.recommends
October 21, 2022
We Have Goats - Tents
Awesome spot.
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J. Pierre M.recommends
September 5, 2022
We Have Goats - RV/pwr
PEACE. With roosters, ducks, geese
The hobby farm was a peaceful getaway. A dog that is a faithful greeter and companion, flocks of geese, ducks, and pigmy goats that meander freely about the parking lot. No traffic or airplane noise. All great frosting. The real treat is Ed, a cool dude who engages with guests, shares his yard and knows the area. He made everyone feel welcome, and we could engage and disengage easily. We used the hobby farm to explore the state parks along the MN River, but this hip camp can easily be a destination.
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David G.recommends
September 5, 2022
We Have Goats - RV/pwr
Ed has himself a little secluded paradise..its setup very well and is a great way to unwind and relax. Make sure u go and visit them...you'll be happy you did
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Larry G.recommends
August 21, 2022
We Have Goats - Tents
Awesome place! The owners were so welcoming. Spend the evening with a very sweet dog, and the morning with a sweetheart of a cat. Ground was a bit muddy since the recent rains, but not a big deal to me. Just watch out for the attack chicken lol
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Ozone Z.recommends
August 15, 2022
We Have Goats - Tents
Picked this place for a basecamp for some adventures with the kiddo, she loved the goats and chickens, and especially Sugar the farm dog! Would absolutely book another trip here, very accommodating hosts, Edwin and co were very responsive and checked in here and there
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Alaura W.recommends
August 14, 2022
We Have Goats - Tents
Country camp-out!
We loved having a little animal farm all to ourselves! I brought my two kids and our dog, who ran around as happy as could be—he did obsess over the goats but Ed told us they kept the goats penned when guests had dogs with them. There was only one other family camping and they had a spot on the opposite side of the property.
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Kelly V.recommends
July 31, 2022
We Have Goats - Tents
Peaceful Farm Stay
If you love beautiful sunsets, views of quiet fields of beans and corn, the soft sounds of goats, and an occasional call of a rooster then this is the place for you! Edwin is a very gracious host and I thoroughly enjoyed my stay, even though life called and I sadly had to depart early. There are two state parks nearby for great hiking and other recreation. Redwood Falls and New Ulm are near enough if you'd like to venture into town for food, entertainment, or forgotten supplies. If you are a dog lover, Sugar, the sweetest farm dog you will ever meet, will definitely sit for a quiet visit or two. I definitely recommend you plan a visit.
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Maya G.recommends
July 11, 2022
We Have Goats - Tents
I loved camping here! Everyone was very friendly, and the animals were all adorable and very nice. A barn cat kept me company for the most of the weekend! Would definitely come back
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Kara W.recommends
June 26, 2022
We Have Goats - RV/pwr
The campsite is in a big backyard on a farm with goats, geese, and chickens. The owners are kind and accommodating. I would certainly recommend this as a unique option for a campsite, but also an opportunity to get a taste of hobby farm life. Very fun experience for our family. Would be happy to come again, and definitely recommend.
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David G.recommends
June 26, 2022
We Have Goats - RV/pwr
Fun times and relaxing with all the animals around. Hosts are great and very accommodating.... you will enjoy your stay..
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Dale H.recommends
June 26, 2022
We Have Goats - Tents
Animal Lover’s Heaven
Ed’s property is incredible. There are two wonderful dogs, several goats, and geese wandering around. Staying here was an absolute pleasure and made even better by Ed’s and Michael’s friendliness and welcoming disposition.
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Matthew N.recommends
June 12, 2022
We Have Goats - Tents
Super sanctuary
Edwin and Eeka (phonetic spelling) were incredibly friendly and accommodating. My 8 year old daughter had a wonderful time feeding the goats and chickens. Nice areas to set up a tent and relax.
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David G.recommends
June 12, 2022
We Have Goats - RV/pwr
Very wonderful time here..the host was great and all the animals and land around us was a relaxing time. A lot of beautiful scenery atound the area ...definitely recommend staying here
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Jimmy W.recommends
September 10, 2021
We Have Goats - Tents
The goats and dogs are great.
If you love animals, I cannot recommend this place enough. It's inexpensive, safe, and has all the necessities. I will definitely be staying here again if I ever pass through this area in the future.
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Peyton L.recommends
August 19, 2021
We Have Goats - Tents
Cool animals and a great time
It was amazing!! Me and my friends had a splendid time and the animals were so fun!! The hosts were so kind and the sunset was gorgeous. I would 100% go again and the plot is large with room to set up tents in a private place.
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Steve D.recommends
August 17, 2021
We Have Goats - Tents
Extremely peaceful!
I immediately felt comfortable at my host's site. I was impressed with what they have created. Their farm could host many people (it was slow when I was there), yet there a lot of areas to connect with nature and smaller farm life. I loved seeing their garden and goats (bringing my 13 year old here). They were very gracious and also gave me the space to do my thing. I ended up sleeping under a clear view of the stars by a corn field and waking to a beautiful sunrise and a flock of birds. I am definitely returning here.
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Mary R.recommends
July 26, 2021
We Have Goats - RV/pwr
Country setting with cute animals
We spent three nights with Ed and all his animals. We found it very peaceful and Ed was very accommodating. He walked around with us the first day and explained how he got the place and what his plans were. The goats were fun to watch. There are also some geese and roosters and a couple of dogs. He was having some work done on another part of the property and the workers were also respectful. We were not awakened by any construction noises. Would definitely recommend.
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Abbey H.recommends
July 18, 2021
We Have Goats - RV/pwr
Friendly and inviting hosts! Wonderful area with lovely animals. Getting to feed and hold a goat was white the bonus :) Already hoping to make a trip back here sometime.
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Joe G.recommends
July 12, 2021
We Have Goats - Tents
A very good hospitality.
We forgot silverware and the guy was nice enough to let us use his.
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Lorado A.
June 20, 2021
We Have Goats - Tents
We had a fine two nights stay, quiet and private. Well, quiet except for the crowing roosters... But they didn't bother us and we'd be happy to go back.
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Jay N.recommends
April 18, 2021
We Have Goats - Tents
Wonderful hosts and property
We had a wonderful stay.... Nice campsite with a great fire ring. Edwin was also very generous with the firewood. They have goats, chickens and 2 nice dogs. Sugar was a sweetheart. Kept one eye on the barn animals and one eye on us to make sure we were all safe. I'm sure we will be back. It is nice to get away and commune with nature. Jay N.
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Kelly W.recommends
April 15, 2021
Wake Up With the Roosters - Tent
Relaxing, entertaining and enjoyab
Edwin was a very gracious host. I arrived a bit early and it wasn't an issue. The animals were wonderful. His dogs, geese, goats and chickens. The restroom was clean. Wood was abundant.
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Kristiana A.recommends
November 8, 2020
We Have Goats - Tents
The site is a little unorthodox, but really nice. The animals are great, the sites are well kept, and the host is friendly. There are two main sites, the more secluded of which was great for privacy, and the animals are always around, enjoying the space.
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Lauren S.recommends
October 15, 2020
Wake Up With the Roosters - Tent
The dog was so sweet, and kept checking in on us as we ate dinner and before we went to sleep. Clean picnic table. Great place to tent for the night!
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Alyssa F.recommends
October 12, 2020
We Have Goats - Tents
Beautiful spot for social distancin
Ed and Ika (sp?) were wonderful hosts. They included our kids in feeding the goats and helping with the chickens. The site was beautiful and very clean. In the time of COVID-19 we felt very safe. They have a truly magical little spot in the middle of farm country. Thabks again!
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Rachel R.recommends
September 28, 2020
We Have Goats - Tents
Adorable goats!
We had a great stay at We Have Goats - and the goats are adorable! Our hosts made us feel very welcome, and helped us fill our fresh water tank with filtered water. They also had an electric hookup, and chopped some firewood so that we could have a camp fire. It was nice to stay on the farm, and we would definitely recommend staying here. Thanks for sharing your farm with us!
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Heidi N.recommends
September 8, 2020
We Have Goats - Tents
Animal farm camping!
We had a private spot behind the geese and chickens. Hosts very friendly and gave us privacy but Available when needed and checked in about once a day to see if we needed anything. Goats were beautiful too. Fun to stay on a animal farm!
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Justin M.recommends
August 18, 2020
We Have Goats - Tents
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Caroline K.recommends
August 16, 2020
We Have Goats - Tents
This was a nice, quiet little spot with a great host and amazing animals! My fiancé and I had a great time.
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Joe S.recommends
August 9, 2020
Wake Up With the Roosters - Tent
Groovy place...love it!
Large camp site and Edwin was very gratious. We will be back...thanks Edwin!
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