Gainesville

Animal Encounters

This page lists places in the Gainesville, Florida area where kids can interact with or observe animals including: pets, farm animals, zoo animals and animals in the wild.
Kids Gainesville: Animal Encounters - Fun 4 Gator Kids
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Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation

Open for tours only. Tours are offered every Saturday, and by appointment. Every visitor gets in ...

8528 East County Road 225, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary

We encourage everyone to come meet the residents of CCFS and see that these animals are no different ...

12626 NW CR 231, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Downward Goat at Krazy Hearts Farm

We sold our home in Loxahatchee and moved 46 animals and 2 people to our new farm in Archer, just ou ...

14823 SW 79th Place, Archer, FL, 32618
Duck Pond at HCA Florida North Florida Hospital

Visit the ducks (and turtles) and take a nice walk around the pond on the path. Adjacent to the HCA ...

6500 Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Feeline Good Cat Cafe

We are a coffee bar and lounge space, partnering with the Humane Society of North Central Florida to ...

201 SE 2nd Pl, Suite 113, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Five Hammocks Farm

Horse Experiences, Camping, Craft Events, Goat Yoga, Farm Tours, Blueberry U-Pick, Agriculture Retre ...

7805 NW 222nd Avenue, Alachua, FL, 32615
Florida Museum of Natural History

All the permanent exhibits are kid-friendly and many have hands-on features just for kids. Check the ...

3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Kulaqua Retreat and Conference Center

*Open for Groups by reservation. Kulaqua’s unique and diversified property includes a wide variety o ...

23400 NW 212th Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
Lubee Bat Conservancy

Lubee places both conservation science and education as its two core institutional purposes. Lubee i ...

1309 NW 192nd Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Morningside Nature Center Living History Farm

The Living History Farm at Morningside Nature Center brings a Florida family living in the mid to la ...

3540 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Paradise Swamp Farm

Come spend time with all of our lovely animals. At Paradise Swamp Farm you will meet a really talkat ...

(Call for address), Gainesville, Florida, 32609
Retirement Home for Horses at Mill Creek Farm

Retirement Home for Horses, Inc. at Mill Creek Farm is a not for profit 501(c)(3) equine sanctuary l ...

20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL, 32615
Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Tours

At Rooterville animals are friends not food. Located in Melrose, FL, provides a safe and compassiona ...

1208 N County Road 315, Melrose, FL, 32666
Single Vision

Single Vision provides a happy and healthy environment that meets the animals’ physical and psycholo ...

8185 Forest Hills Rd, Melrose, FL, 32666
Travelers Campground

With updated amenities, complimentary WiFi and Cable, a friendly and 24/7 helpful staff, and large p ...

17701 April Blvd, Alachua, FL, 32615
Two Hawk Hammock

Happy Hour in the Barnyard! The Third Saturday of Each Month from 5 pm - 7:30 pm Live Music V ...

Two Hawk Hammock 17950 NE 53rd Ln, Williston, FL, 32696
Two Old Goats Farm

Two Old Goats Farm & Playtime is a small farm in Putnam County. Offering farm tours, events such as ...

245 Lynne Drive, Hollister, FL, 32147
Two Tails Ranch

The ranch is the only privately owned elephant facility of its kind. The natural coast of Florida is ...

18655 NE 81 Street, Williston, FL, 32696
UF Bat Barn and Bat House

The World’s Largest Occupied Bat Houses. The two University of Florida Bat Barns and Bat House, are ...

North side of Museum Road between Village Drive and Radio Road across from Lake Alice, Gainesville, FL, 32611