Long Island has a lot of great places to visit where animals are the main attraction. We are so lucky to have so many amazing interactive and educational working farms to enjoy.
Check out our list of great farms to visit:
The Suffolk County Farm and Education Center
is a great place to visit with your family or enroll in a great educational program. Self guided tours are free or you can plan your visit ahead of time by contacting the farm. Your children will love exploring the grounds and seeing all the great animals at the farm.
Located at: 350 Yaphank AvenueYaphank, NY 11980
Call (631) 852-4600 for General Info
“A trip to the White Post Animal Farm is your ticket to a full day of fun for the whole family. Meet and feed our animals, watch our fun animatronics shows, play in our giant sandbox and playground areas, experience Ronnie’s Birdie Landing TM the largest free flight aviary on Long Island and more!”
Located at: 250 Old Country Road Melville, NY
A fifteen acre family owned farm with farm animals to see and a giant swing to swing on. Benner’s Farm offers their visitors a feeling of what it is like to be part of a small farm and enjoy great events and workshops throughout the year.
Located at: 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd, East Setauket, NY
Phone: (631) 689-8172
Long Island Game Farm
The Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo is a great day out for the family with great animals to see and feed throughout.
Located at: 489 Chapman Road Manorville, NY 11949
Animal Farm Petting Zoo
Ten acres of land with lots of animals to see, free pony rides, playgrounds to climb and so much more. There is a lot of interaction between you and the animals here at The Animal Farm and your kids will love it.
Located at: 296 Wading River Road Manorville NY
Hoyt Farm Nature Preserve
“The Hoyt Farm Nature Center is an exciting and educational place. There are many live animals, including snakes, frogs, salamanders, turtles, and fish.”
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Located at: 200 New Highway Commack, NY 11725