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Address: 8800 Euclid Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094-9520
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+1 440-256-2122
09:00 - 17:00
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Lake Metroparks Farmpark is a family-oriented science and cultural center...

Lake Metroparks Farmpark is a family-oriented science and cultural center devoted to agriculture, farming and country life.

Visitors can experience milking hands-on with our dairy cows. Machine-milking is also demonstrated. Learn how cheese is made and on weekends and during special events you even may help make ice cream the old-fashioned way! Discover pigs, sheep, chickens, rabbits and even a turkey In the Well Bred Shed.

Horse- or tractor-drawn wagon rides are the mode of transportation throughout the park. Meet dozens of breeds of livestock including llamas, alpacas, chickens, pigs and goats in the Barnyard.

The arena is home to the horses at Farmpark. We have all sizes including draft horses, light horses and miniatures.

Explore the Plant Science Center which houses the Great Tomato Works hydroponic exhibit, and a greenhouse.

Watch the border collie at Farmpark help to keep the sheep together as they move from one end of the field to the other in our sheep herding demonstrations (offered mid-April through mid-October, weather permitting).

The fleece from the sheep is used for its fibers to make sweaters, fiber-art, and other wearables. Watch the sheep be shorn and touch the fleece and feel the lanolin on your fingers during sheep shearing demonstrations (offered mid-May through Memorial Day).

Discover modern and antique tractors and farm equipment used on the farm in the Farm Technology building.

Harvest activities take place in Field Crop. Discover corn fields, wheat fields, and learn how apple cider is pressed and taste apple butter seasonally. See hands-on how the soil is tilled, wheat and corn fields are cared for and harvested by the farmer.

Put your sense of direction to the test as you wind your way through a multitude of twists and turns through a three-acre corn maze. The maze is open daily mid-August through mid-October, weather and field conditions permitting.

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Great family experience. Newborn animals (one that was only 2 days old!), ride a pony, see some really amazing art quilts and do some maple festival stuff. Nicely done, great... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great family experience. Newborn animals (one that was only 2 days old!), ride a pony, see some really amazing art quilts and do some maple festival stuff. Nicely done, great little restaurant. Very clean, very kid oriented, very well done.

Thank R G
Kirtland, Ohio
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I always enjoy the farm park with my children and grandchildren. Milking the cows is always a favorite! It is nice to check out throughout the year, as different seasons bring different activities and different babies! Not a lot of shade, so better if the day is not super hot.

Thank Kelly R
Chesterland, Ohio
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We have been going to the Farmpark for many years. There is so much to see. Each one of the grandchildren has a favorite area. Milking the cow, seeing the horses, riding in the wagon. The new playground is great, bring a lunch and watch the children play. The Farmpark has so many activities our favorites are Halloween hayride and... More 

Thank libra1946
Cleveland, Ohio
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347 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We took our 10 year old granddaughter here last Friday. It was a nice weather day, and the place wasn't too crowded. She enjoyed seeing all the animals, especially the horses (which we were able to meet and "pet", thanks to the kind gentleman in charge of them (Rick?). There were also some sheep in the horse barn that you... More 

Thank ilive4sun
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Every animal looked like skin and bones and terribly sad. The bunnies were in tiny cages with metal bottoms which is terrible for their feet. Some animals are in small pens and poked at by kids constantly. Just a terribly depressing day all around. We went for the peddler festival and were really sad to see all these animals.

Thank Emugal17
Willoughby, Ohio
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a great place for kids to learn about farm life. Animals, plants, history. They have 19th century corn shucker, a Kids Tomato exhibit, a hummingbird center, swing sets, etc. Many items for kids as well as adults to see and experience. You could spend a few hours or the entire day. The fee is very modest and for... More 

Thank dbaizel
Mentor, Ohio
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

My husband and I went to the Farmpark for Vintage Ohio. It was really nice and clean. Beautiful at night! Nice place to have a nice relaxing time.

Thank Melissa E
Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful working farm that offers programs and experiences that educate the public. My family has attended many programs within the facility and has never been disappointed. Our favorites include Haunted Hayrides and Country Lights, but would highly recommend just a regular day visit as well. The main building has a dairy area where you can milk and pet cows and... More 

Thank Dawn S
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This is a working farm with lots of other attractions as well. We brought our two year old who loved the dairy farm and ask the sheep and pigs, but I would say it is perfect for ages 4 and up. There is a lot of science and things to learn for the older kids. They were also building a... More 

Thank CatherineCello
1 review
Reviewed 9 July 2016

the animals looked sad and some were very skinny. it was just depressing. I wanted to go back and bring the animals lots of food

Thank Jolene S

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