Heritage Park Petting Farm
Subfacility of Heritage Park
Taylor Residents: $3, Non-Residents: $4, Special Events: $5, Children Age 1 and Under are admitted Free.
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The Heritage Park Petting Farm offers a hands-on experience for the young or just young at heart in a unique park atmosphere. A knowledgeable staff is on hand to assist and make your visit a memorable one. Children wearing proper footwear (gym shoes or boots) can walk around the stalls of the goats, sheep, and piglets. The farm is open year round, and each season brings interesting changes. The barn is heated to provide warmth for our guests and animals.
Family Fun Pass
Get the Heritage Park Petting Farm Family Fun Pass! The pass gives your family unlimited admission to the Petting Farm for one full year; $20 off farm camp participation, and free admission to all special events. Prices are $50 for Taylor families and $60 for non-resident families. Pass covers five people; additional members are $15 each. Call 734-374-5946 for more information.
Special events run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and are $5 (cash only). Call ahead for current regularly scheduled hours throughout the year at 734-374-5946.
The Welcome Center, located on the north east corner of Northline and Pardee roads in Taylor, is the main entrance to the farm. Inside the welcome center is the activity room which is used for birthday parties, special events field trips.
Just beyond the welcome center, the pond is home to koi fish, frogs, turtles and aquatic plant life. Visitors can walk out onto the deck to get a closer look at turtles basking in the sun. Many waterfalls provide the perfect spot for wild ducks to swim and play.
Big Red Barn
The full-size barn is home to goats, sheep, alpacas, ponies, cows, donkeys, rabbits, chickens, and piglets. Guests can view and interact with the animals under the guidance of our staff.
There is a working wind turbine and solar panels that provide 40% of the power that is used in the Visitor Center. Children can feel the harmonics of the wind turbine when it is spinning. There is a rain barrel that supplies water to the butterfly garden. Children can learn about these components of farm life from educational kiosks that have been provided by the State of Michigan, Michigan Public Service Commission.