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Carlson’s Llovable Llamas & Family

Rick Carlson, founder of Carlson’s Llovable Llamas retired from the business side of his llama enterprise in 2019.

Ashley and Evan Carlson took leadership of the business in late 2019. Ashley and Evan have grown up with llamas and bring a lifetime of insight to raising llamas and helping people discover meaningful ways to connect with this very special animal.

Rick and Joan Carlson will continue to be involved in caring for the llamas at the farm.

Evan Carlson, Rick Carlson, Ashley Carlson

Evan Carlson, Rick Carlson, Ashley Carlson

Carlsons Llovable Llamas entrance sign

Carlson’s Llovable Llamas
8380 County Rd  10 East,
Waconia MN 55387

Direction Alert Apple Maps will send you to the wrong location if you don’t include “East” or “E” in the address. We are East of Waconia. The entrance to Carlson’s Llovable Llamas is just north off of County Rd 10 on Nelson’s Cartway. Parking on the right.

Open Year-round for Scheduled Visits

Monday 8:30am-5pm

Tuesday 8:30am-5pm

Wednesday 8:30am-5pm

Thursday 8:30am-5pm

Friday 8:30am-5pm

Saturday 8:30am-5pm

Sunday 8:30am-5pm

Why Llamas?

We raise gentle, friendly llamas. We started raising llamas because they are so good with people and kids. We offer our visitors a memorable hands-on experience, we want them to have fun and learn about these unique animals.

  • Llamas are mellow, gentle and friendly
  • Llamas are very personable and expressive
  • Great with young kids
  • Great with old kids
  • Great with seniors
  • Easily trained, quick to learn
  • Low maintenance
  • They do well in cold weather
  • They are alert fun and curious

Recognition and Awards

Llama Gallery