Spring is here and it's the perfect time to get out and see some animals, especially baby animals. Who doesn't love petting a soft baby lamb or holding a fluffy baby chick? Your little one's will especially be in heaven. There are a bunch of places around the State to enjoy all kinds of different animals. Here's some we found:
Salt Lake County
This Is The Place Heritage Park
2601 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake
Ponies, goats, sheep and more can be seen year round. Admission also includes crafts and activities available. Animals can be seen all year, but there will be a parade, candy cannon, and story time on April 16.
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The Farm at Gardner Village
1100 W 7800 S, West Jordan
Enjoy a petting zoo and hand-led pony rides.
Admission: $5/child, $2/Adults Pony Rides $5 & $10.
Available Discounts: Tuesdays in March are only $2.
Wheeler Historic Farm
6351 S 900 E
The farm is a great way to get up close to farm animals including cows, horses, sheep, goats, chickens and more.
Utah Hogle Zoo
2600 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake
Hogle Zoo is always a fun place to check out a bunch of various animals.
Admission: Adults/$17.95, Children (3-12)/$13.95. Note: their prices will increase for the Summer season starting May 1.
The Living Planet Aquarium
12033 Lone Peak Pkway, Draper
The Aquarium is a great place to get up and close with Utah mammals, penguins, sea animals, birds and more.
Admission: $17.95/Adults, $14.95/Seniors, Teens, Students, and Military, $12.95/Child. Two and under are free.
Sea Quest Interactive Aquarium
Layton Hills Mall 1201 N Hill Field Rd
Immerses in a complete world of adventure. With exhibits packed to the gills with flashy fish, brightly-colored birds, riveting reptiles and more, it’s a splash of adventure for families and kids of all ages.
Admission: $16.99/Ages 12+, $13.99/Seniors and Military, $10.99/Child. Two and under are free.
589 E 1300 S, Salt Lake
Tracy Aviary includes various bird exhibits.
Admission: $12.95/Adult, $10.95/Senior, Student, Military, $8.95/Child (ages 3-12)
Scales & Tails
3584 S 1950 W #13, West Valley
Scales and Tails provides entertaining reptile and bird shows year round. They also provide traveling shows for birthdays, scout groups, classrooms and more.
Admission: Prices vary depending upon the event.
Thanksgiving Point Farm County
3003 N Thanksgiving Way, Lehi
Check out the farm in April to meet the newest baby animals. There are pony rides, bunnies, llamas, goats, sheep, and more.
Admission: $10/Adults, $10 Children (ages 3-12), Free children under two.
Cross E Ranch
3500 N 2200 W, Salt Lake
Cross E Ranch holds a baby animals event April 1-May 7, 2022. Includes interaction with most baby animals, wagon train, hay rides, story time and more.
Admission: $12.95/Adults, $9.95/Children (ages 3-12). Group prices available with 15+.
Utah State University Botanical Center
875 S 50 West, Kaysville
Baby Animal Days for 2022 is TBA and include horse rides, miniature train rides, reptiles and more.
Admission: $7 per person ages 3+ or $35 for families up to six related members.
2329 N 5025 E, Eden
Details for 2022 TBD. Learn about farm animals and how they all live together. Baby Animal days run through the month of June. Check their site for schedule details as they do require reservations on certain days of the week.
Admission: $15 per car
Clark Historic Farm
378 W Clark St, Grantsville
Celebrate Baby Animal Days the last Saturday in April and the first Saturday in May. Local farmers will bring their newest additions to the farm to pet and snuggle.
American West Heritage Center
4025 S Hwy 89-91, Wellsville
They offer Baby Animal Days March 31-April 2 (includes baby bears only on April 6-9). Farm Animal Days are April 4-5
419 W 700 S, Logan
Will be open every Friday & Saturday.
Admission: $6/Adult, $4/Children (ages 2-11), under 2 are free.
Heber Valley Baby Animal Days
920 River Road Midway, UT
April 22-23. Interact and learn about various farm animals. In addition, you and your family can enjoy some time taking a hay ride and playing farm games on the lawn.