FREE ADMISSION and PARKING! Tons of kids activities! Bring your whole family!

Hemlock Highlands Ranch

Address: 8110 Sims Road; Sedro-Woolley
Miles off of I-5: 8
Phone: 360-856-5817
Owners: John and Jean Bates

Farm type: Highland cattle beef/breeding farm

Directions: From I-5, exit 232 (Cook Road/Sedro-Woolley). Go east on Cook Rd. approximately 4 miles. Turn left onto Hwy. 20, proceed approximately 4 miles to Sims Road, which Y’s to the right. Hemlock Highlands is the first building on right.

Farm premises: 45-acre beef cattle operation, views of Skagit Valley and N. Cascade Mountains.

FREE~Festival activities:

  • Guided hayride through Highland cattle pastures, neighboring Perkins Apple Orchard and Eagle Haven Winery
  • Petting pen with baby Highland calves
  • Kids coloring contests and highland art activities

Learn while touring these premises: What it entails to run a Highland cattle ranch. Facts about Highlands and their history, how a cattle farm works.

Farm History: Nestled in the foothills of the North Cascades in beautiful Skagit Valley, Hemlock Highlands’ family farm has been raising registered Scottish Highland cattle for beef and breeding stock since the early 90’s, with many grand and reserve champions in our line. We come from a family who has loved and understood the value of Scottish Highland cattle for five generations.

AgFARMation: Highland Bull’s weigh approx. 1800 lbs.  Highlands come in 7 different colors.