Off the Beaten Path: Dakota Ridge Farm

Off the Beaten Path

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Located just south of Saratoga Springs in Ballston Spa, Dakota Ridge Farm is situated on 42 acres of creekside woods, ponds, and pastures. They offer farm tours, llama treks, animal-assisted therapy (including special needs groups), educational visits, as well as llama sales, and rescue and rehoming of llamas.

It all began in 1990, when Gary Capasso bought Katrina a llama named Dakota as a wedding present. From one llama to now, more than 60 llamas. And just this week, the couple welcomed two more llamas—babies.

Want to help name their newest additions, a boy and a girl? Weigh in here!

Dakota Ridge Farm recently returned from the 2021 New York State Fair Llama Show where they won many accolades.

Want to take a llama trek? Do you want to schedule a farm visit? You can email Katrina Capasso or visit their website.

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