Coming up you'll have a chance to make friends with some of the cutest animals out there!

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Seriously, how adorable are miniature highland cows? I've been obsessed with Pumpkin, the miniature highland cow at John Ball Zoo (who recently underwent some training) and wondering where else in West Michigan you can hang out with these cutie pies.

Thunder Acres Highlands, Facebook
Thunder Acres Highlands, Facebook

Now I have my answer!

Thunder Acres Highlands is a farm in Sand Lake, Mich. that breeds and raises micro, mini, and mid-size Highlands and Highparks Cows. The farm is located at 21592 Kimball Road in Sand Lake. 

They offer different experiences to hang out with the tiny cows, and another is coming up!

Recently Thunder Acres Highlands held an  "Outdoor Farm Painting Event".

Thunder Acres Highlands, Facebook
Thunder Acres Highlands, Facebook

Coming up, Thunder Acres HIghlands is hosting "Experience Highland Cows Up Close and Personal", and it will be their last event of the season!

Thunder Acres Highlands, Facebook
Thunder Acres Highlands, Facebook

"Experience Miniature Highland Cows" is Saturday, September 16, 2023 10a.m to 5p.m.

Guests are invited to interact with the Mini Highland Cows, goats, and horses. There's also:

    • Clydesdale Pulled Wagon Rides
    • Train Rides for kids
    • Food Trucks
    • Thunder Acres Wine Tasting
    • Vendors

Cost is $20 per family or $5 per person. Kids two and under are free.

Cost of entry excludes food trucks and wagon rides.

Thunder Acres Highlands also offers private events, like tours and photo shoots with the cows. You can also book a "Hug a Highland" session.

Find out more about Thunder Acres Highlands here.

Follow Thunder Acres Highlands on Facebook for upcoming events.

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