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America's Stonehenge is home to eight friendly animals known as alpacas. Alpaca Tracks was established in 2002 by Kelsey Stone, vice president of America's Stonehenge. He found the animals fascinating and wanted to learn more about them. Originally, his plan was to sell the animals' fleece to raise money for college, and now the alpacas are a beloved part of the attraction at America's Stonehenge. Three babies, or cria, have been born on the property with more yet to come.

To meet the members of our alpaca family, please scroll down.

View the frequently asked questions for more information about alpacas.


Ashley is the leader of the pack. She is very smart and an excellent mother to her two now full-grown "cria."

"CJ" is Ashley's daughter, and mother to Mira. She has a shy personality and happily goes with the flow.

Mira is CJ's daughter. She is very spunky and has a goofy personality. She is smart like her grandma Ashley.

Brandy is half-sister to Ashley. She is friendly and curious, and is always willing to check out something new.

"Barney" is Ashley's son. He is what we call a gentle giant. At over 200 pounds, he is just a big ball of love.

Kordell is half-brother to Trooper. He is our second-oldest alpaca, but he is still full of spunk.

Rocky is best friend to Trooper and is always looking out for him. He can  be shy at times, and very out-going at others.

Trooper is half-brother to Kordell. He is the king of the castle and has a heart of gold. He is our oldest alpaca in the herd.


Q: What is an alpaca and how are they different from llamas?
A: Alpacas, like llamas, are part of the camelid family, meaning two-toed. That is about where the similarities end between alpacas and llamas. Alpacas are about 1/3 the size of llamas, they have softer fiber, straighter ears, and more even temperments.

Q: Do the alpacas roam freely on the hilltop?
A: Our alpacas are kept in large pens where they can be easily viewed, but that also protect them from the local wildlife.

Q: Do alpacas spit?
A: Yes, alpacas spit when they feel threatened.

Q: Are they friendly?
A: Our alpacas are very friendly and love to greet our visitors.

Q: What do alpacas eat?
A: An alpacas' diet consists mainly of hay, and they are also given a mixture of grain twice a day.

Q: Do you sell their fiber in the gift shop?
A: Yes, we sell the fiber from our own alpacas in skeins of yarn, and loose fiber in bags. We also sell little alpaca plushies so you can take your own alpaca home!

Q: How often are the alpacas shorn?
A: We shear our alpacas once a year in late spring. This keeps them cool through the summer, and by the fall their thick fiber grows back to keep them warm all winter.

 Physical address: 105 Haverhill Road | Salem, NH 03079
 Mailing address: P.O. Box 84 | North Salem, NH 03073
 Phone: (603) 893-8300 | E-mail: info@stonehengeusa.com