Best Petting Zoos in Puget Sound Region
If your kids want a short trip out of the city to see and enjoy a day at the farm, here are some of our favorite places for a family day of animals and exploring!
Forest Park Animal Farm
Open through Sunday, August 26
802 E. Mukilteo Blvd.
Everett, WA 98203
This summertime Animal Farm takes in rescue animals or borrows local farmer’s animals for families to learn more about farm life! Come out and meet the rabbits, horses, goat, ducks, chickens and more. There are kids’ farm activities, kids’ horsemanship classes and lots of fun on the farm. Open through Sunday, August 26.
Kelsey Creek Farm
410 130th Place SE
Bellevue, WA 98005
There are two barns on the property, and lots of animals out in the fields for you to see. You can watch them between 9:00am and 3:30pm. Does your child want some fun, hands on farming experience? There are many summer camps geared for little farmers of all ages. Click HERE to find a summer program that works for you and your child.
Pioneer Farm Museum
7716 Ohop Valley Road E
Open most of the year – Closed Thanksgiving to mid-March
Eatonville, WA 98328
Learn how families lived in Washington over a century ago. Visit an old school house, real pioneer cabins from the 1800s, and help with farm chores! Milk a cow or a goat, find the chicken’s eggs, pet the barn animals and jump in the haymow!
Fox Hollow Family Farm
12031 Issaquah-Hobart Road SE
Issaquah, WA 98027
A family-owned and run farm, Fox Hollow invites you to bring a picnic and enjoy an Open Farm Day. There are loads of fun farm animals for your kids to pet, inflatables, wide open spaces, a creek and gardens to admire. From colorful parrots to miniature horses, kittens to pigs to peacocks, your family will enjoy a day at the farm at Fox Hollow.
Morris’ Shadow Mountain Stables and Petting Farm
Open April 2 through October 31
Open Wednesday through Sunday
Closed on Monday and Tuesday
29502 112th Avenue SE
Auburn, WA 98092
You’ll find lots of horses at Morris’ Petting Farm, a family owned farm in Auburn! There are lots of animals too, who love your attention. Come see the bunnies, goats, chickens, cow, bunnies and alpacas. They all like petting and are ready for your visit!