Springdale Farm

Animals & Attractions

Springdale Farm has many attractions for people of all ages to enjoy! They often change from one season to the next, so make sure you come back again to see what's new.

Block Petting Zoo

Now open for the season

Petting Zoo & Barnyard Animals

Say hello to Springdale’s many furry and feathered friends!

Our farm has many different types of animals, including cows, miniature donkeys, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, peacocks, bunnies and more – even our American Miniature Horse! The Petting Zoo offers more opportunities for visitors to pet friendly barnyard animals. Goats and rabbits are typically in the zoo but other animals are there on certain days, such as an American Miniature Horse, lambs and goats. The Petting Zoo is open Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. weather permitting and the cost for admission is $1 per person (children under 2 are free).

Baby Chicks

Learning experience

Poultry Center

Learn about the chickens, ducks and turkeys.

The Poultry Center is home to a wide variety of birds and includes an incubation area where visitors can observe baby chicks. Learn about different breeds of chickens, ducks and turkeys and their importance in the poultry industry.

Duck pond at Springdale Farm

Nature at its best

Duck Pond

Our spring-fed pond is home to fish and animals.

When visitors take the path north of the farm, they pass a small apple orchard and arrive at a picturesque duck pond featuring an accessible fishing dock. Springdale Farm’s pond is spring-fed and features ducks, geese and other water fowl. It is stocked with large and small mouth bass and koi fish. In the summertime, one may see turtles sunning themselves on large rocks on the island.

Robotic milking facility

Working dairy

Robotic Milking Center

Working dairy showcases the future of dairy farming

The milking center is a working dairy that showcases the future of dairy farming, a robotic milking machine that milks cows without the farmer’s help! Tours are available Monday through Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The cost is $3 for adults (ages 12-62), $2 for youth (ages 2-11) and seniors (age 63+) and free for kids (under 2).

Playground

Kids love it

Playground & Pavilion

Great place to hold a family or organization gathering

Kids love Springdale Farm’s playground, conveniently located next to the picnic pavilion. The pavilion is also a great place to hold a family or organization gathering, with room for up to 100 people under its roof.

Balcony Point

Parties & Outings

Balcony Point

Conference & special occasion facility available for rent

Balcony Point is Springdale’s conference and special occasion center that is available to the public for rent. Visitors oftentimes enter the grounds through this 4,500-square-foot building. On the ground floor, find our Agventureland exhibit, which highlights New York State apples and their journey from the farm to your table. There is also a children's interactive room featuring many hands-on activities including: a garden, farmer's market, mini-tractors and more...

Scavenger hunt

Join the fun!

Springdale Scavenger Hunt

Enjoy a hunt on the Springdale Farm property

Developed by local Girl Scout Megan Reilly, Springdale Farm now has a scavenger hunt that incorporates American Sign Language.