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Lancaster, PA Petting Zoos – Pet and Feed Farm Animals

Pet Goats, Miniature Horses, & More in Lancaster County

You can’t visit the farmlands of Lancaster County, PA without seeing many farm animals. There are many dairy farms here, so you’ll see lots of cows on your travels. And with all the Amish farms, you’ll certainly see some mules in the fields and horses pulling Amish buggies on our roads.

Petting a Miniature HorseBut there are also a number of places in and around town where people – and especially young children – can come to pet farm animals. Especially for urban kids, the idea of petting goats or horses or miniature horses or other ‘wild’ animals can be pretty exciting.

Here are a few local places where you can stop to do just that. Some have pet food available so you can feed them (bring along some quarters)!

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You’ll also find plenty of farm animals at our Community Fairs throughout late Summer & Fall.

And if you sleep over at a local Farm Bed & Breakfast, chances are they’ll have some farm animals you can meet and eggs you can gather.

List of Petting Zoos in Lancaster, PA – Make Some New Four-Legged Friends in Lancaster:

Corn Cob Acres: Field of Fun

191 College Avenue (Mountville Exit of U.S. Rt. 30), Mountville, PA 17554, 717-285-7748

Animals abound at Corn Cob Acres!  From our popular Pig Race Shows to the town of Bunnyville (population always increasing), to our resident goat family, kids and adults alike are able to experience the joys of petting, feeding, and being entertained by live animals!  Come check us out!   Visit website

Good ‘N Plenty Restaurant Petting Zoo

150 Eastbrook Rd. (Route 896), Ronks (Lancaster County), PA 17572, 717-394-7111

Bring your family to Good ‘N Plenty's petting zoo - goats, sheep, a horse, ducks, and chickens await you. Animal feed is available.  A playground is also provided. While here you can enjoy homemade ice cream, fresh baked goods, or a 2Go Takeout Meal on the picnic tables. Fun for all! Open year-round during business hours.

Old Windmill Farm – Amish Farm Tours

262 Paradise Lane, Ronks, PA 17572, 717-687-7929

Come experience life on an Amish farm. Milk a cow, feed a calf and the pygmy goats, miniature bull, and miniature chickens. Watch the pot-bellied pigs perform. All ages will enjoy this! Then tour their big garden and sample the fresh produce. Groups are welcome. Learn about Amish life from the Amish. (Closed Wednesdays through August.)   Visit website

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm – Family Fun on the Farm

150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, PA 17572, 866-546-1799

Have you ever held a real baby chick in your hands???
The animals on the farm are waiting for you to stop by and say HI! We have many Farm Fun activities for you to enjoy.   Visit website