Raleigh

Animal Encounters

This page lists places in the Raleigh, North Carolina area where kids can interact with or observe animals including: pets, farm animals, zoo animals and animals in the wild.
Kids Raleigh: Animal Encounters - Fun 4 Raleigh Kids
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Changing Tomorrow Farm

Remember when you played outside until dark, made forts in the woods, climbed trees, played in the rain and explored the outdoors only coming home whe ...

Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
6312 Cass Holt Road, Holly Springs, NC, 27540
Historic Oak View County Park

This antebellum farmstead features an 1855 Greek Revival house, detached kitchen, cotton gin house, livestock barn, carriage house, pecan grove and he ...

Free: Yes
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27610
Historic Oak View County Park Meet the Goats!

This antebellum farmstead features an 1855 Greek Revival house, detached kitchen, cotton gin house, livestock barn, carriage house, pecan grove and he ...

Free: Yes
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh, Midtown & N Raleigh
4028 Carya Dr., Raleigh, NC, 27610
My Happy Place Petting Zoo

We are a small hobby farm who has decided to share our love for animals and open up our farm to our community. We open our doors for field trips to tr ...

1266-A McLamb Road, Dunn, NC, 28334
Naylor Family Farm Petting Zoo

What child doesn't love animals? A visit to Naylor Family Farm will allow them see farm animals up close. Our animals are friendly, and we can tell yo ...

Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
6016 US 401 North, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the largest museum of its kind in the Southeast. Through our exhibits, programs and field experiences ...

Free: Yes
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
11 West Jones St., Raleigh, NC, 27601
Raleigh Parks - Feed the Ducks

A personal blog that lists (and provides reviews of) the local parks in and around Raleigh with great places to take children to feed ducks!

Free: Yes
Winterpast Farm

Winterpast Farm is a place to be outdoors with family and friends. Located near Falls Lake at the end of Six Forks Road at Highway 98. A ten acre fam ...

Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
12936 Ghoston Rd, Wake Forest, NC, 27587