Friends of the Ranch 
Annual Pass

Purchase an Annual Pass and Visit Whenever You Like!

The benefit of an annual pass is invaluable! It gives you and your family unlimited access to the Ranch Nature Trail and 10,000 sq. ft. playground along with a variety of discounts. Consider purchasing an annual pass today for your family. A Rescue Ranch annual pass is also a great gift for friends and extended family!



Animal Ambassadors Family/Household Annual Pass

$175 annually

Up to two adults and six children (kids under 2 are FREE)

  • Unlimited use of accessible playground and nature trail
  • 10% Discount on VIP and Group Tours, up to 6 people
  • 10% Discount on all Education Programs* (ex: Critter Camps, Explorer Days, etc.)
  • 10% Discount on birthday parties and private events
  • 10% Discount on Rescue Ranch merchandise

Critters Family/Household Annual Pass

$99 annually Up to two adults and two children (kids under 2 are FREE)

  • Unlimited use of accessible playground and nature trail
  • 10% Discount on VIP and Group Tours, up to 4 people
  • 10% Discount on all Education Programs* (ex: Critter Camps, Explorer Days, etc.)
  • 10% Discount on birthday parties and private events
  • 10% Discount on Rescue Ranch merchandise

*Note: This discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

All passes are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

About Rescue Ranch - Promoting Compassion for all Animals through Rescue and Education

Formed in 2012 on 87 acres in Statesville, North Carolina, Rescue Ranch is a 501c3 non-profit animal welfare organization founded by Krissie Newman.

Rescue Ranch is a humane education center in the heart of Iredell County, NC that provides sanctuary and permanent residency to more than 80 rescued animals. These animals all have a story to share as they came to the Ranch from situations like neglect, hoarding, or owner surrender. They are affectionately known as Rescue Ranch’s animal ambassadors; and are an integral component of our humane education programs. Our educational programs incorporate hands-on learning to support our mission of promoting compassion and respect for all animals.

We specialize in humane education programs for youth and families. We offer camps, field trips, scout programs, and more! When you attend one of our programs, you will learn about responsible pet ownership, empathy and compassion for animals, how animals survive in the wild, and other fun facts about our Animal Ambassadors. We pride ourselves on hands-on encounters with animals to learn why we must be the voice for animals. Since our inception in 2012, we have educated more than 35,000 people through our educational programs.

Registered Charity: 45-4345179

Our Mission

Rescue Ranch promotes, through its education, respect for all animals, as well as agricultural, environmental, and wildlife conservation, and facilitates rehabilitation, rescue, and responsible pet ownership in order to enhance the human-animal bond.

Our Vision

We intend to be the premier animal education center of its kind encompassing agricultural, wilderness and companion animal relationships as well as advocating for, and fostering kindness and understanding.

Who We Are

Our team consists of pet-passionate individuals from all over, with expertise in many areas. We work to include all members of our community to help connect and develop programs to support our mission. We hope you’ll join our cause and visit us often for programs and events!

Learn more About Rescue Ranch here

Upcoming Rescue Ranch Events:

Displaying 12 Events:
Animal Careers: Middle School Summer Camp
Jul 15, 2024
8:30 AM EDT
1424 Turnersburg Hwy.
Statesville, NC 28625
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SPIRIT NIGHT AT HUNGRY HOWIES AND ALIBI COOKIES
Jul 18, 2024
4:00 PM EDT
1725 E Broad St.
Statesville, NC 28625
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Exceptional Children Summer Camp
Jul 22, 2024
8:30 PM EDT
1424 Turnersburg Hwy.
Statesville, NC 28625
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Latest News from Rescue Ranch:

New Outdoor Learning Shelter added at Rescue Ranch!Rescue Ranch is pleased to share that we have recently added a new Outdoor Learning Shelter by the 10,000 square foot Earnhardt Family P...
Meet Buttercup, Animal AmbassadorButtercup is one of the sweetest goats you’ll ever meet! She is one of the first goats to come up and greet people when they come out t...
Meet Bandit, Animal AmbassadorBandit is one of our 13 goats and is a Tennessee fainting/Nubian mix. She has been with us since 2014 and is one of the longest standing...

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