Connecting with animals is a fun way to learn about the world around us and petting farms around the OKC metro allow families to get up close and personal with a variety of barnyards animals. Here are a few petting farms near the metro:
1675 Hwy 37, Newcastle
Open seasonally, enjoy a day on the farm interacting with furry and not-so-furry friends, shopping made-in-Oklahoma products and more. Throughout the year, the farm host special event with a variety of family-friendly activities. Find more details on their Facebook page.
5201 Cimmarron Rd NW, Piedmont
Have a blast at Chester’s. Enjoy unlimited pony rides, hanging out with a variety of friendly farm animals including goats, chickens, turkeys, miniature cows, llamasa and more! The farm hosts special events for families throughout the year.
13301 N Douglas, Jones
Head out east of Edmond to experience the ulimate alpaca experience at Just Right Alpacas. Feed and touch these gentle animals while learning about the many ways we use their fleece. The farm provides group tours, a knitting studio and store. Call ahead to schedule a visit.
205562 E County Rd 40, Woodward
Kenny Farms has an interactive petting farm with just about every barnyard animal you can imagine: llamas, alpacas, cows, horses, rabbits, donkeys and more. Families can also enjoy a variety of farm activities. Open weekends & on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from mid-September to late October.
2901 NW 16th St, Newcastle
Pack a picnic lunch and to the the Magnolia Blossom Ranch to spend the day touring of the farm to learn about raising and breeding alpacas and shopping for alpaca products. Tours scheduled by appointment only.
720 S Henney Rd, Arcadia
Opening seasonally, Parkhurst welcomes families to explore their farm. Visitors can ride a pony, hold a bunny, feed a llama and pet a pig and much more. Their pumpkin patches offers a variety of fall fun to enjoy.
11550 Hunt Ln, Guthrie
Roam the farm to get an up close look at Champion Suri alpacas! Learn about the different breeds, how to raise and care for alpacas and the process of turning raw fleece into the finished product. Call ahead to schedule a visit.
12001 E Waterloo Rd, Arcadia
This farm specializes in breeding and training alpacas. They also welcome visitors to meet their furry farm animals and learn about caring for alpacas, about their fleece and more. Call ahead for tours.
For even more petting farms in Oklahoma, visit Oklahoma Agritourism, a resource provided by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture.