Springtime at Country Critters Farm and Petting Zoo, Alvarado

Country Critters Farm is the perfect place for some good ole’ fashion fun for the whole family.  Spring is finally here and it’s a great time to get out to the farm.  Bring the family out to see the new kids (baby goats) on the block!  It’s a fun and affordable way to spend a warm Spring day.

Country Critters opens to the public for Spring Break from March 11,12 and 13 from 10am – 3pm, and on weekends beginning March 14th through the end of May.

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I spotted this little cutie ropin’  a cow!  There are lots of fun activities scattered all around the farm, like stick pony races, sack races and other fun things!
Take a fun spin around the farm on this great, tractor-pulled hayride!
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They also have fun barrel train rides!

 

Included in admission is one pony ride, barrel train ride and hay ride.  Additional rides can be purchased, or you can purchase a $5 unlimited rides bracelet.

Spring is such a great time to visit because there are so many baby animals on the farm!  You can go inside the gate to pet the animals, and there are brushes available, also, if you think a goat needs a new hair do!

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They also have a couple of climbing structures, bounce houses and wide open areas for plenty of play!

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Peter Rabbit will begin at the end of March and our Easter Egg hunt will happen on April 4th.  Visit their website for times.

Know Before You Go

Confirm they are open before you go.  The farm will close due to weather or muddy conditions.

Police and active military are FREE with ID.

It’s a farm, wear closed-toed shoes that can get dirty.

They take cash and credit cards.  It’s always a good idea to have a little cash on hard for drinks, etc.  Parking is close and it’s FREE.

Pack a lunch, they have plenty of tables under shady trees.  The food stand sells nachos, corn dogs, etc. too.  Be sure to pack your hand sanitizer.  Sunscreen and bug spray, too.

Bring your camera and phone with a charged battery, there is not anywhere to charge them.

Slow down.  Relax on a bench and let the kids be kids.  Don’t be in a hurry to the next activity, just let them run and explore.  Encourage a little pretend play, too.

Restrooms are port-a-potties, but they were clean!  No changing tables, so bring a pad.

Dogs are not allowed.

More Things To Do near Country Critters

Play

Downtown Mansfield offers great boutiques, fun food and even 2 breweries!

All Star Ninjas is a fun indoor obstacle course for kids!

Eat

Fill up before you head out to Country Critters at Our Place Restaurant in Mansfield, offering incredible breakfast and lunch!

Stay

You can’t beat at weekend at North Texas Jellystone with kids!  The park offers cabins, RV hookups and even tent camping near the scenic lake!  Each weekend offers fun, themed activities for the whole family!



Country Critters

3709 County Road 617, Alvarado

Click HERE to visit their website.



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Michelle

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