Indiana to New Mexico

Petting zoos are great fun. Now you can find one near you. The Petting Zoo Directory is a listing by state and city of petting zoos, children’s gardens, and playgrounds. Mobile petting zoos, international petting zoos, and those associated with farm markets, are included.

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Dugger -Storybook Village Petting Zoo-587S Co Rd 600-(812) 648 – 2667-family fun including petting zoo, train ride, spook house,-[email protected]

Hobart, -County Line Orchard -200 County Line Rd. – 219-947-4477 -School Field Trips -glass beehive, -Pumpkin House!-[email protected]

Michigan City- Petting Zoo atWashington Park Zoo On Lake Michigan -(219) 873-1510[email protected]

Orleans –Lost River Game Farm– PO Box 82 400 North-812-865-3021- Live nativity scenes, with camels , donkeys, sheep and goats-[email protected]

Orleans, Indiana
Here at Lost River Game Farm, we lease camels, donkeys, sheep and goats for live Nativity scenes.
[email protected]

Walkerton – Saylor’s End of the Trail Riding Stable -9562 East 750 North -(547) 586-7970 -Bring a farm animal petting zoo to you next children’s function; Schools, Company picnics, Reunions, Parties.- [email protected]


Alton- Country Acres -3886 450th Street -712-756-8962- Petting zoo, corn maze,pony rides, Open the last two weekends in Sept. and the first three of October-[email protected]

Center Point- Perry’s Exotic Petting Zoo -3295 54th St Trl.- 310-443-4444 -Traveling Petting Zoo and Educational Animal Shows to fairs, festivals,ect.[email protected]

Muscatine, – Schmidt’s Petting Farm – 5900 Grandview Ave – 319-263-6331 – The Famous Goat Walk-[email protected] 

Parkersburg – Quail Valley Farms -traveling petting zoo -(319)346-1633- exotic farm animals for fairs, parties, carnivals-[email protected]

Rockwell -Jorgensen Exotic Acres Petting Zoo -17551 170th St. 641-822-4739 -We offer a small but unique traveling petting zoo.[email protected]

Waukon,- Country Cousins Critters Petting Zoo – 1829 Silver Creek Rd. – 319-568-4004 – , farm animals-[email protected]



Clogheen –Parson’s Green -children’s playground, picnic grounds, and friendly animals.–[email protected]

 Myshall, Co. Carlow, -Ballykeenan House, +353 503 57665 -“First class farm for children and adults”- “A children’s paradise”
[email protected]




Rahat 85357 – The Bedouins’ heritage center – P.O.B. 37 – Telephone: +972-7-918263 – ride the center’s camel and her calf, Jamillah.



Overland Park-Arboretum and Botanical Gardens-Located on 300 acres in southern OP,the Arboretum is dedicated to preservation and restoration of natural systems. It includes traditional-botanical gardens, &walking trails.


Overland Park
Childrens Farmstead *
13800 Switzer (913) 897-2360-


The 12-acre Farmstead allows you to see, feed and pet an array of animals including ducks,
peacocks, chickens, pigs, horses and cows. There are also new sheep and goat pens.
*Probably the finest Petting Zoo in the USA —Petting Zoo Directory
[email protected]
 Dedicated in memory of Deanna Rose, an Overland Park police officer
killed in the line of duty
Brown bag lunch specials with a surprise farm toy are
available for kids. Phone orders are accepted by calling


Cynthiana-Animal Enterprises, Inc.- 2270 Whitson Road (859) 235-9873 Pig races, petting zoos, and pony rides for fairs, festivals, and special events-[email protected]

Shelbyville-Gallrein Farms-1029 Vigo Road- (502) 633-4849 feed the ducks, watch bees making honey in their own hive-[email protected]

Williamstown-HONEY HILL FARM– 859-654-8015.-Mobile petting zoo, pony rides, miniature donkey and pony pulled wagons.-[email protected]

Winchester,JUS FUR FUN FARM-606-745-7816-Specializing in Llamas and Alpacas-Silky Chickens-[email protected]



Benton Cypress/Black Bayou – 135 Cypress Park Dr –   (318) 965-0007 – Nature Center, – Camping, Fishing,Swimming- [email protected]

Gretna,-Bayou Stables-on the campus of Arden Cahill Academy.[email protected]



Gray-Maine Wildlife Park– Route 26 about three miles north of downtown Gray, See animals native to Maine’s woods-outdoors@maine

Jefferson-Little BarnFarm-233 Valley Road–877-849-2242–Old Fashioned Farmstead Cheese-[email protected]

Westbrook,-Smiling Hill Farm-on Route 22- (800) 743-7463 -Watch milk being bottled through our viewing window-[email protected]

York Beach-YORK’S WILD KINGDOM-Route 1- 207-363-4911- petting zoo, scenic picnic grounds-[email protected]



Rising Sun, – Plumpton Park Zoo -1416 Telegraph Road 410.658.6850 -You Don’t Have to be a Child to Love Plumpton Park-[email protected]

Thurmont,-Catoctin Wildlife Preserve-13019 Catoctin Furnace Rd.-301-271-3180-a petting zoo in an up-close manner-[email protected]



Berlin-Berlin Orchards-200 Central Street-(978)-838-2400-Hay Rides -farm animals.-[email protected]

Haydenville –Shingle Hill Bed & Breakfast -7 Mountain Street · P.O. Box 212 –[email protected]

Northborough-TOUGAS FAMILY FARM– Ball Street- Orchard-cider,donuts,school tours, pumpkins-[email protected]

Norton- Winslow Farm Animal Awareness-37 Eddy Street- A non-profit Petting Farm for abandoned animals. Birthday Parties for children-[email protected]


 Winslow Farm Animal Awareness
37 Eddy Street
In addition to a petting farm,Winslow Farm
offers a variety of animal-oriented activities including birthday parties, pony rides, group educational tours, nature trails, and special events during the holiday seasons.
[email protected]

Peabody -Brooksby Farm-Felton Street-apple and pumpkin picking, a petting farm

Phillipston –The Red Apple Farm– 455 Highland Avenue – (800) 628-4851 -BLACK FOREST MAZE & ACTIVITY BARN.[email protected]

 Portable Petting Zoo and Pony Parties
Featuring our
Miniature and Exotic Animals in a Fully Climate Controlled Mobile Unit.
Pony rides.
Birthday Parties-Educational Programs-Daycare Centers-Nursing Home Programs-Vacation programs
Year Round, Rain or Shine.
(508) 399-6589
[email protected]

Sterling, –Davis’ Farmland and Mega Maze– Redstone Hill Road, Off Route 62,-(978) 422-MOOO (6666)-[email protected]

Tewksbury- Krochmal Farms-1151 South St-(978) 657-5906-free petting zoo

Uxbridge – Arrowhead Acres – 92 Aldrich Street, Rt. 98 – (508) 278-5017 – Birthday Parties circus pavilion-[email protected]



Ann Arbor, Domino’s Petting Farm– 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive -(734) 998-0182 30 acre, non-profit farm. Hayrides, Parties-[email protected]

Attica,-Michigan Christian Youth Camp-Horseback Riding -Hay Rides – Horseshoes-[email protected]

 Bellevue-Bernard W. Baker Sanctuary,
Sandhill Crane & Art Festival Saturday and Sunday,
October 2002
 ** Visit this web site. You will be glad you did

Centreville.-Nottawa Fruit Farm-HWY.M-86-(616) 467-7719-Hayrides-Bakery-Petting Farm-Goat Skywalk-[email protected]

Cheboygan – The Mackinac Pony Co.   – 231-597-0105 – Wonderful Petting Zoos and Pony Rides for all occasions!-[email protected]

 East Lansing – MSU Children’s 4H garden– Campus of MSU- “The nicest children’s garden I have ever seen. Many nice attractions.” Webmaster

Dexter, Chamberlin Animal Rides & Mobile Petting Zoo-8175 Chamberlin Rd 734 424 9776 -llama back rides. goat-drawn hay rides. Birthday parties.[email protected]

Eau Claire—Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm -9351 E.Eureka Rd. – Phone 616-782-7101– Petting Zoo–200 Apple Varieties-U-Pick-[email protected]

Fenton…Spicer Orchards-10411 Clyde Road – 810-632-7692 Animal Barn–School Tours–Antique Tractor Show-[email protected]

.Free Soil- Children’s Farm (616) 462-3732. children’s petting farm for handicapped, children of all ages.

Gladwin- Aunt Tude’s Petting Farm -4032 Willford Road-milk a cow, slop a hog, feed a lamb, pony rides, hay rides, Amish Buggy Rides-[email protected]

Grand Rapids

 Frederik Meijer Gardens
Grand Rapids, Mi.
 Butterflies Are Blooming
Hundreds of tropical butterflies fly free in the Lena Meijer Conservatory. Enjoy our most popular annual exhibit. . This is the largest temporary butterfly exhibit in the United States! Group visits are very popular during this exciting spring happening.

Laingsburg-Peacock Road Tree Farm -11854 Peacock Road -517-651-9193 – Christmas trees-petting zoo-reindeer-Peacock Express Train Rides-[email protected]

Milford, – Red Gate Farm- 2253 Mac Farm Circle -248-685-7616 – friendly animals Churches a [email protected]

Oxford, Windstar Farm –248/628-0140.-Mobile Petting Zoo -a petting farm for special events, we share with you our love for [email protected]

 Pinconning, Michigan
 The Mother Goose Theme
combined with a children’s petting zoo is what separates this park from average amusement parks. Great fun, entertainment and recreation lies ahead for the whole family.

Pinconning-,Deer Acres, Storybook Amusement Park – M-13-(517) 879-2849 – see all of childhood’s fantasy [email protected]

Plainwell- Cruisin Critters, LLC Traveling Petting Zoo 12551 – Saddler Road 616-672-7317- USDA licensed, insured, serving South-West [email protected]

Port Huron-All Star Mobile Pets -2640 Huckleberry 810-984-4471- Complete petting zoo, and other entertainment for any [email protected]

Remus-Stickler’s Family Farm -5394 50th Avenue 1-989-561-2033 – Educational tours .A great place for Family Reunions, Birthday Parties, Hog Roasts, Class Reunions and youth [email protected]

Romeo.Westview Orchards-65075 Van Dyke -.810-752-3123 Farm Market-U-Pick–Cider Mill -Restored School [email protected]

Saginaw – Childrens Zoo -” One of the finest petting zoos and children’s gardens I have ever seen”-Webmaster

South Lyon,- Carousel Acres inc.-12749 Nine Mile (248) 437-7669-Mobile Petting Farm & Pony Rides-Reptile room-garden center- Butterfly [email protected]

South Lyon -Erwin Orchards—61475 Silver Lake Road – Ph-888-824-3377 -Petting Zoo-Cider Mill-Goat Walk-Hay [email protected]

White Lake, – Haverhill Farms- 2986 McKeachie Road – (810) 887-2027 – Petting Zoo Brought To You-[email protected]


Bovey – Nordic Ridge Gardens Pumpkin Patch – 19147 County Rd 434 – Fall pumpkin patch- great school tours,[email protected]

Ellendale -Border Line Farm -10048 SW 37th Ave – – [email protected]

Hugo – Down on the Farm Inc. – pony rides, hayrides, summer camp, birthday partys – Miniature Golf-Face Painting [email protected]

Minneapolis / St Paul Metro Area, – Minnesota Animals of Walton’s Hollow – Walk-In Petting Zoos, Pony Rides,[email protected]

 Wyoming – Minnesota Pinehaven Farm -28040 Kettle River Blvd- 651-462-1704 see over 15 different varieties of farm animals, both common and exotic, and enjoy a fun family day at the farm –
[email protected]
“Thank you so much for a great Birthday Party ! Lauren had so much fun. You made her feel very special on her 4th Birthday. I will highly recommend you. Thanks again,”


Enterprise – New Ground Farms -740 County Rd 372 – field trips for schools and daycares. Open Spring and [email protected]

Holly Springs- Farmyard Express -163 Tackett Run- 901-652-1351 – Petting Farm Animals, Tractor pulled Hay Wagon, Pony rides. Serving MIssissippi and [email protected]

 Petting zoos, train rides, fire truck rides, pony rides, mini-train merry-go-round ride.
[email protected]
We travel within a 200 mile radius of Memphis. Available for birthday parties, company picnics, festivals and special events. Serving the North Mississippi, West Tennessee and East Arkansas communities.  



Bloomsdale –CIRCLE C PETTING FARM & PONY RIDES, 9091 Custom Diff Drive, – picnics, nursing homes – reunions, [email protected]

St. Louis,- Grant’s Farm – (314) 843-1700. Deer Park, Clydesdales, log cabin, animal shows



Bridger, – Lonesome Spur Ranch -RR #1 – (406) 662-3460 – Hay rides – Indian Teepees – petting farm -Rustic [email protected]



Ceresco,-BOARDING HOUSE FARMS-457 County Road 13-Mobile Petting zoo-Educational animal displays – Pony Rides [email protected]

Ord -The Shepherds’ Inn Bed & Breakfast, – Route 3 Box 108A – goats, sheep and a donkey are raised on the [email protected]

Whitman-K’S PETTING ZOO AND GIFT SHOP-Highway 2- Parents and kids can have a wonderful experience. A variety of animals [email protected]


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Candia-Charmingfare Farm-774 High Street-603-483-5623-petting farm-hay rides “spend the day”[email protected]

Lyndeborough-Stormy Moon Vocational Development Farm-Mobile petting zoo-school edu. [email protected]

Tuftonboro – Hyde-Williams Petting Farm – Federal Corner Rd 1-(603) 569-9991 Over 160 animals on a working family [email protected]


Bridgeton, Edge Of The Woods Farm – 52 Husted Bateman Rd.-856-447-3967 Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Parties ON and OFF the farm- ANYWHERE IN SOUTH NEW JERSEY [email protected]

 Camden- Children’s Garden – adjacent to the New Jersey State Aquarium
 The individual exhibits are constantly changing monthly and seasonly, and the garden functions by day and night, as a public garden for all ages

 Farmingdale- Pony Promotions Entertainment Co- P.O. Box 921- (732) 938-3323
[email protected]
 A NJ based mobile petting farm. From birthday parties to nursery schools to educational animal programs.
 “You all showed such patience with our “kids”. A big success.We’re looking forward to your return during next summer’s program.” Lakewood Summer Program – Holly Beekman


 Jackson -PET THE FARM- 725 Freehold Rd -732-928-9628
[email protected]
We now offer Petting Farms, Pony Rides, Puppet Shows & Story Time
all year round
for any occasion.  
 “Thank you so much for making Joseph & Ryans 1st birthday extra special. Everyone, including the adults enjoyed the ponies. They were a real hit. And the pictures turned out great. Love.” Susan Avella

Mullica Hill-Mary i Entertainment Agency .-856-478-0100-Mobil Petting Zoos for N.J., Pa, and Del.-Kids Parties or Corporate Events. Also clowns, face painting.-[email protected]

Piscataway,-Ponies for Parties – 1707 So. Washington Ave -birthday parties, picnics, school & company gatherings,[email protected]

Ringwood -Farmstead Estates -600 West Brook Road- 973.831.7879 – school tours, summer [email protected]


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