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Visiting the Flying I Bison Ranch

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Sam Leash
July 16, 2020

TL;DR: Ireland Museum & Flying I Bison Ranch in Saskatchewan, Canada, offers a unique experience combining bison ranching with a museum of Canadian artifacts and oddities. Owners Larry and Beverly Ireland started the ranch in 1996 and began hosting RVers through Harvest Hosts in 2019. Visitors can tour the museum, learn about bison ranching, and purchase bison meat products and homemade baked goods. Don't miss this opportunity for a memorable stop on your travels! 🦬🏞️

Visiting the Flying I Bison Ranch

Harvest Hosts is a unique RV membership program with a large network of available hosts. So far, [total_locations] locations have opened their hearts and their homes and/or businesses to members of the Harvest Hosts RVing community. Through this program, members receive overnight accommodations with no camping fees in peaceful and serene places across North America. In return, members are asked to make a purchase to patronize the small business that hosts them. Of these Hosts, Ireland Museum & Flying I Bison Ranch are rather unique. Here you can learn all about the museum’s history, its origins within the Harvest Hosts community, and what future visitors can expect to experience.Ireland Museum and Flying I Bison Ranch is found in Saskatchewan.

The History

In 1996, Larry and Beverly Ireland opened the Flying I Bison Ranch. Since then, they have owned and raised bison in the southern region of Saskatchewan. Later on, the Irelands began building a place to display the antiques they had accumulated over many years. This passion resulted in an antique village with ten buildings, which is now part of the experience of visiting the ranch. The museum features Canadian artifacts and many odd and unusual items from around the world.The museum is owned and operated by Bev and Larry Ireland.

The Business Today

Today, Bev and Larry Ireland continue to raise bison on their Saskatchewan property, which is located just twelve miles north of the North Dakota-Canada border. They package and sell all sorts of bison meats. These include ground meats, jerky, sausages, steaks, such as ribeye, sirloin, and top of round steak, and so much more. They also run a bakery table with all sorts of goodies, such as homemade muffins and breads. In addition to the museum, baked goods, and ranch, guests can find a garden, a patio, and a gift shop.They raise buffalo for different packs of meat.)

When asked what they love most about running their business, Bev Ireland responded, “The best part is meeting interesting people from many parts of the country. We love preserving items from the past and showing them to our guests.”The Flying Bison Ranch joined Harvest Hosts in 2019.

Joining Harvest Hosts

The Irelands began hosting RVers through Harvest Hosts in August 2019 because they have lots of space and wanted to share the beauty of the prairies that they call home. They typically expect members to tour the museum and tour the bison ranch to learn more about their animals and way of life. They are a friendly and welcoming family and want every visitor to enjoy the experience on their ranch. Currently, they have five pet-friendly spaces available to RVs of any size.The Flying Bison Ranch joined Harvest Hosts in 2019.

Ireland Museum and Flying I Bison Ranch is a unique Harvest Hosts location in south-central Canada, just miles from the US border. Consider stopping for a tour and some meat on your next trip through the area.Ireland Museum and Flying I Bison Ranch is found in Saskatchewan. Have you ever visited the Flying I Bison Ranch? Have you ever tried bison meat? Feel free to share in the comments below!

About Harvest Hosts
Harvest Hosts is a unique RV camping membership that offers self-contained RVers unlimited overnight stays at over 5,608 small businesses across North America with no camping fees. Boondock at farms, wineries, breweries, attractions, and other one-of-a-kind destinations throughout North America, and you’ll get peace of mind knowing that a safe place to stay is always nearby!
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Sam Leash
Sam is a seasoned traveler and RVer of 4+ years. She loves adventures of all kinds and spends as much time on the road as she can. When not exploring in her RV or writing about her travels, you can find her reading a good book, cooking a delicious meal, caring for her plants, or hiking with her dogs.