Hiking with Goats

Gray、緬因州、美國屬於 Airbnb 親近動物系列

由 Karl & Margaret 舉辦的親近動物體驗

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  2. 使用的語言:英語

活動內容

A Ten Apple Farm goat hike is a two hour recreational and educational goat experience. You'll meet your hosts (and our herd of Alpine dairy goats), and hear about their 16 years of experience with goats and living on a small family farm. Once we've met the goats and the many other animals residents of the farm, we’ll set off on a hike through the Ten Apple Farm woods with the goats and Philip our sheep! The hike consists of an approximately one and a half mile loop trail through our woods on lightly groomed trails. Along the way we’ll talk about goats as pack animals, what they eat, and you’ll learn a thing or two about raising and caring for goats. There's lots of time for interacting with the goats, asking questions, or just soaking in the Maine woods and these adorable, fun animals. We end the experience with fresh goat milk and homemade cookies!

Please note: Children must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by an adult. 5 and 6 year olds should plan to hold a parent's hand during the hike. (Children under 4 must be carried).

Other things to note:
The hike is not strenuous, but there is a little bit of steep terrain in 2 spots. We have rope railings on the trail to assist with getting up and down in those spots, but guests who have bad knees, hips, or other difficulties with uneven or steep terrain should be aware.
A Ten Apple Farm goat hike is a two hour recreational and educational goat experience. You'll meet your hosts (and our herd of Alpine dairy goats), and hear about their 16 years of experience with goats and living on a small family farm. Once we've met the goats and the many other animals residents of the farm, we’ll set off on a hike through the Ten Apple Farm woods with the goats and Philip our sheep! The hike consists of an approximately one a…
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體驗包含

  • 食物
    Fresh goat milk and cookies
  • 裝備
    Snowshoes for winter hikes with goats, Deet based insect repellent in summe...

認識你的體驗達人 Karl & Margaret

2014年加入的Airbnb體驗達人
  • 205 則評價
  • 身分已驗證
Margaret Hathaway and Karl Schatz are the husband and wife team behind five books on food and farming, including the memoir The Year of the Goat, the guide Living With Goats, and the two volumes of the Portland, Maine Chef’s Table cookbook. Margaret is a writer who has worked in book publishing, corporate communications, and as manager of New York’s Magnolia Bakery. Karl is a photographer and communications strategist who has worked at ABC Television, as an editor at Time Magazine, and as Director of Aurora Photos. In 2003 the couple left NYC to explore the world of goats across the USA. Since 2005, they have lived with their daughters on Ten Apple Farm, a homestead in southern Maine, where they raise dairy goats, tend a large garden and small orchard, make cheese, lead goat hikes, teach workshops, and operate a guest house
Margaret Hathaway and Karl Schatz are the husband and wife team behind five books on food and farming, including the memoir The Year of the Goat, the guide Living With Goats, and the two volumes of the Portland, Maine Chef’s Table cookbook. Margaret is a writer who has worked in book publishing, corporate communications, and as manager of New York’s Magnolia Bakery. Karl is a photographer and communications strategist who has worked at ABC Television, as an editor at Time Magazine, and as Direct…
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體驗地點

A Ten Apple Farm goat hike starts at our 1901 traditional New England connected Farmhouse and homestead. We have spent the past 16 years restoring the homestead's agricultural heritage. We are a diversified farm, so there's a little bit of everything here, and something for everyone: goats, pigs, sheep, mini horses, poultry, a large garden, fruit trees, and 18 acres of beautiful Maine woods and trails, on which we hike with the goats.

在205則評價中平均獲得4.99星(滿分5星)。

Andrew
2022年1月
What a great experience. It was the right balance of learning about farming/animals and physical activity. The surroundings are beautiful, and the animals were amazing. They stay right with you during the hike, and they truly seem to enjoy interacting with people.
Carlo
2022年1月
Perfect excursion—very short, easy hike with goats and a sheep 🐑 with educational commentary. Milk and cookies after plus a cool little swag shop!
Kathryn
2021年12月
We had a wonderful time on the goat hike - it was a unique and special experience, and one that we can highly recommend to others! Thanks for a great goat hike, Karl & Margaret! We hope to return for another hike one day soon - and loved meeting Phillip the sheep, the pigs, and the horses too!
Dylan
2021年12月
The goat hike was a rich and unique experience; worth every penny and then some. Karl & Margaret are special people. Really enjoyed listening to their story and the educational bits and pieces about farm life and raising goats.
Megan
2021年12月
This was hands down the best Airbnb experience my mom and I have ever been on. Karl and Margaret were super friendly and knowledgeable. The hike was a lot of fun and the goats and Phillip the sheep were great. Even though there was snow, the hike was beautiful and pretty low impact. The cookies and milk at the end were delicious as well. Would definitely come back anytime!
Joan
2021年12月
What a great way to start our Maine vacation. Karl and Margaret were delightful. The goats and Philip were adorable and well behaved. The cookies and goat milk were delicious. The hike was magical. it was snowing when we started out and had cleared by the time it was over. So we walked over a few inches of fresh snowball snow through a winter wonderland of snow coated trees. Educational, fun and a good way to get your goat fix, if you don't have some of your own. Goats make me smile.

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  • 1月26日 週三
    上午10:00 - 下午12:00
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自備物品

Hiking boots, sneakers or other good walking shoes
Clothes appropriate to the weather & time of year

退訂政策

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