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  • Katie Brittle

Family Fun at Raptor Ranch, Arizona's Unique Roadside Attraction

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Fred Flintstone

As a family that loves the joy of travel, we've found a gem that perfectly blends nostalgia and nature's wonder – Raptor Ranch at Grand Canyon Junction, formerly Bedrock City. This whimsical destination, nestled outside Williams, Arizona, is a delightful stop on your Grand Canyon road trip.

Rediscovering Bedrock City

Imagine stepping into the world of the Flintstones, with life-sized models of the beloved cartoon. This piece of history has been lovingly preserved at Raptor Ranch, offering families a chance to relive childhood memories while creating new ones.

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Raptor Ranch

Raptor Ranch in Arizona isn't just about the Flintstones; it's a sanctuary for majestic birds of prey. Your family can marvel at the grace of falcons, eagles, and hawks through educational tours and thrilling flight demonstrations. It's a unique opportunity to appreciate wildlife while learning about conservation.

Camping at Raptor Ranch in Arizona

For those traveling by RV, Raptor Ranch offers convenient camping facilities. While it's modest in appearance, its proximity to the Grand Canyon and warm, friendly staff make it an ideal family stopover. Plus, they've recently introduced glamping tents for a touch of comfort in the wild!

Pet-Friendly Adventures

One of the joys of Raptor Ranch is its welcoming attitude towards pets. Our huskies had the time of their lives exploring the Flintstone's home and even braving the dinosaur slide and going through the snake tunnel!

What to Wear

When visiting the Grand Canyon or Raptor Ranch, comfort is key. Opt for breathable, light-colored clothing to reflect the sun's rays. Sturdy, comfortable walking shoes are a must for exploring the terrain. Don't forget hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen for protection against the Arizona sun. And always carry a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated.

Making Memories

Whether spending a couple of hours or a half day, Raptor Ranch is an ideal stop for families seeking a mix of fun, education, and adventure on their Grand Canyon journey. So pack your bags, bring your sense of wonder, and get ready for a delightful family experience at Raptor Ranch. Yabba-Dabba-Doo!

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Home Sweet Home at Flintstones Bedrock City

For magical, complimentary travel planning to the Grand Canyon, text "Grand Canyon" to 404-909-4952.

This blog was crossposted from our sister site, Lady Teal's Curios, which covers off-beat travel, haunt/horror/halloween and dark tourism.


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