Zoo Admission


• Children 23 months and under FREE
• Members and their guests (up to 5) DO NOT need to purchase admission tickets.

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Zoo Admission

Charmingfare Farm offers a unique experience that combines traditional agricultural animals with wildlife encounters. This destination is perfect for children, featuring the Dairy Discovery Barn, which includes a large hands-on petting area. Guests can start their adventure by interacting with classic farm animals, and then take a scenic walk along our wooded paths. These trails lead to exciting wildlife exhibits, where visitors can meet some of North America’s most impressive predators. Charmingfare Farm provides an educational and entertaining experience for the whole family.

When can I visit the animals?

Weather Permitting
A Weather Alert, if necessary, will be posted by 8am on the day of your visit. Please stay informed and plan your visit accordingly by reviewing our detailed weather policy.

  • May, June, July, August & September
    (Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10am to 4pm)
  • Memorial Day (Monday, May 27, 2024 from 10am to 4pm)
  • Closed: August 29th – September 2nd. Come see our animals at the Hopkinton State Fair.

“What about the other Months?”
October, November, December, January, February & March
Explore the online calendar, our animals may be available to visit during special events.

What animals are on the farm?

Discover the world of Charmingfare Farm, where a diverse array of animals awaits you. Our farm is a haven for an impressive range of creatures, from the gentle alpacas to the majestic beef cattle. Meet our friendly chickens, observe the daily life of dairy cattle, and be charmed by our donkeys. Marvel at the strength of our draft horses, enjoy the playful antics of ducks and geese, and get up close with llamas. Our farm also features adorable miniature horses, inquisitive Nigerian miniature goats, and the serene Old English Babydoll sheep. You’ll see hardworking oxen, colorful peacocks, cheerful pigs, and gentle ponies. Our rabbit friends are always a delight, as are our saddle horses, perfect for equestrian enthusiasts. And don’t forget to say hello to our turkeys!

The adventure doesn’t end there…
Step into the wild side of Charmingfare Farm with our wildlife residents. Experience the awe of observing black bears, feel the mystery of the wolf, and encounter the exotic camel. Our eagle owl is a sight to behold, while the red fox adds a dash of cunning to our collection. The bobcat and coyote showcase the untamed beauty of North American wildlife. Be intrigued by our porcupine, raccoon, and fallow deer. And, for a touch of the unique, meet our resident skunks. Each animal at Charmingfare Farm brings its own story and charm, creating a truly unforgettable visit for all ages.

Unlimited Ride Wristbands

Available only on Saturdays and Sundays, our Unlimited Ride Wristband grants access to all the rides operating on the day of your visit. Each visitor, aged 24 months and older, needs one wristband to enjoy the rides listed below. Please note, on both the Horse-Drawn and Tractor Train Rides, children must be accompanied by at least one adult.

Pony Ride

Pony Ride
Experience the joy of a pony ride at Charmingfare Farm, perfectly suited for children weighing up to 75 pounds. This unique activity offers kids the exciting chance to engage in horseback riding, creating lasting memories. With safety as our priority, a parent’s presence is required and ensures a delightful and secure experience. Discover this family-friendly adventure today and make unforgettable moments at Charmingfare Farm.

Horse-Drawn Ride

Horse-Drawn Ride
Embark on a picturesque Horse-Drawn Ride at Charmingfare Farm, a perfect activity for visitors of all ages. Journey across our scenic farm landscapes, where beauty unfolds at every turn. This unique experience allows you to connect with nature and the simpler joys of farm life, creating unforgettable memories for families, friends, and couples. Our rides offer a charming way to explore the scenic beauty of New Hampshire, all while being pulled by our majestic horses.

Tractor Train Ride

Tractor Train Ride 
Embark on the essence of traditional farming with the Tractor Train Ride at Charmingfare Farm, powered by an American John Deere tractor, a symbol of farming excellence. As you chug along through our farm, observe the detailed care of our crops and the sustainable husbandry methods enriching our fertile land. This ride is not just a tour; it’s an immersion into New Hampshire’s rich agricultural heritage. Let the Tractor Train Ride be your gateway to connect with the enduring spirit of agriculture.

Printable Zoo Map

Zoo Map

Bring along a copy of the Zoo Map with you on the day of your visit. (Animal displays are subject to change with out notice.)

Children Wagon Rentals

Children Wagon Rentals

During your visit, you may ask about renting one of our wagons. Children love riding around the farm in one of these special wagons.

You Should Know

  • Admission Ticket(s) and Ride Wristband(s) are NON REFUNDABLE once purchased.

  • Please review our WEATHER POLICY .
    (Check if a weather alert has been posted before heading to the farm when there is inclement weather, especially when temperatures are 90 degrees or higher.)

  • WASH YOUR HANDS after visiting the animals. Parents should supervise children’s hand washing especially, before drinking or eating any food.

  • We cannot guarantee any particular animal(s) will be visible or on exhibit during your visit.

  • We deliberately allow the vegetation in our wildlife enclosures to become overgrown. This practice simulates a more natural habitat, creates a sense of security and we believe the ground stays cooler aiding in the comfort of the wildlife.

  • Our Animal Feed Cups DO NOT need meet the same standards of control as food for human consumption. Assume NO PRECAUTION has been taken towards anyone with a food allergy, especially with regards to peanuts.

  • The farm for the most part is wheelchair accessible. Please call 603 483-5623 x100 if you have any questions or concerns. We are always willing to accommodate request to the best of our ability.

  • FREE PARKING for all including campers and buses.

  • NO PETS ARE ALLOWED and there are no kennel facilities at the farm. Service animals are welcome.

Purchase Animal Feed online and save money!

Please review our Events and/or Activities Policy.

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