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Slaughter Ranch Museum

WELCOME TO THE HOME OF
TEXAS JOHN SLAUGHTER

John Slaughter, Sheriff of Cochise County

John Slaughter... Texas Ranger.

Two-term Sheriff of Cochise County.

The man who cleaned up Tombstone after the Earps.

The "Wicked Little Gringo" who impressed Pancho Villa.

The posse rider who caught Geronimo.

The man; the myth; the legend.

And you can visit the home of this wild west icon.

Come visit the home of this legendary lawman!

Slaughter Ranch buildings
brick wall

Open: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Admission $5 for adults
Kids are free!


No Pets Allowed... we have enough animals here!

Hours
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6153 E Geronimo Trail, Douglas, AZ 85607

(don't trust your GPS! Follow the directions below:)

From Douglas, take 15th Street East (at Airport Road, 15th changes to Geronimo Trail). Continue east 14 miles. The ranch will be on the right.

(Be aware that the last 9 miles are unpaved)

wood wall
Slaughter Ranch

Welcome to Slaughter Ranch!

Road to office

1800s wagons

Wishing well

Wishing Well

AZ border

Oasis in the Arizona desert

Peaceful

Peaceful pond

horse

The horse is a jerk...

Peace

Peaceful beauty

Wildlife

One of many frogs

Fauna

Beauty in the desert

Wildlife

Goulds Turkey

Owls

Baby Great Horned Owl

Wildlife

The elusive Gila Monster

Snakes

The tiny Chiricahua Ring Neck Snake

hummingbirds

Friendly hummingbirds

Animal rescue

A rescued Cooper's Hawk

Tortoise

Shy tortoise

Roadrunner

Wile E. got 'em

Canyon bat

Pretty good camo!

Gila

Chillin' in the sun

Spotted Leopard Frog

Spotted Leopard Frog

Baby goats

More babies!

Cactus flower

Beautiful

snow

Wintry ranch

Winter

Slaughter Ranch in winter

Autumn at Slaughter Ranch

The ranch in autumn

Cactus beauty

Spring at the ranch

pond

Slaughter Ranch summers

longhorn

WB (short for Water Buffalo)

Gambel Quail

Gambel's Quail

Piccary

Javelina... no, they're not pigs

Baby goats

Distractions!

guard dog

Guard dog... guarding the office sofa

bird rescue

Misplaced babies

Peaceful

Such a pretty pond

Overlook

Overlooking the ranch and border wall from the fort

1880s style

1880s style

Early Autumn

Early Autumn

Mule deer

Mule Deer mowing the lawn

OldeBear

Credit: OldeBear

1880s pantry

Credit: GenevieveG

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