If you’re looking for a fun trip for the fam this summer, Bama Bucks is the place for you. It has everything you need to keep your kids occupied and your family’s hunger satisfied. Read on to learn more about it.
The Bama Bucks’ story
According to Bama Bucks, it is a family-owned restaurant in Boaz that was founded by Terry Turk. Turk’s passion for animals started in his adolescent years after helping a friend care for a deer that was then taken in by Noccalula Falls State Park in Gadsden. This led to him setting an interesting goal—to own hundreds of deer. Did he achieve it? A visit to Bama Bucks will show you that he did!
An Elk was their first exotic animal to welcome to the farm, followed by a kangaroo and many more like:
- Miniature Mediterranean Donkey
- Ring-tailed Lemur
They even have $5 camel and bull rides.
The Bama Bucks’ menu
Bama Bucks’ restaurant, headed by Chef John Salmon, is a cabin that seats 100. Here’s a look at some of their appetizers and entrees:
- Cowboy Chips
- Fried Green Tomatoes
- Macaroni & Smoked Gouda Bites
- Seafood dishes
Antique Barn, General Store + more
The exotic animals may be the main attraction at Bama Bucks, but it also has a must-visit General Store with everything from local products to metal work artistry.
Children can even observe the store’s fish and honeybees and enjoy some ice cream.
Don’t miss these extras:
- An antique barn filled with antiques, farm relics + decoys
- A Jack Daniels Room with large barrels of Jack Daniel available for purchase
- The Antlers Room features a variety of antlers from different animals from the park as well as information about them
Bama Bucks is all that and more—are you ready to plan your trip?
Plan your visit
Where: 292 Byrant Road Sardis City, AL 35956
When: Thursday 4PM – 9PM | Friday – Sunday 11AM – 10PM
Cost: $3 per person for a farm walk-through | Kids under the ages of 3 are FREE.
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