Visit the Farm & Wildlife Center
Tour the Sam and Myra Ross Farm & Wildlife Center on your own or as a group and see why this is a popular attraction for schools, families, daycare groups, and animal lovers.
Due to current health concerns, the farm & wildlife center is temporarily closed to the public.
Please watch this page for updates.
Our farm animals in the teaching barn, horse barn, outdoor paddocks, and wildlife area are open to the public on weekends and holidays or for scheduled tours.
Free Weekend Hours
Due to current health concerns, we are currently closed to the public.
Saturday & Sunday from 10am to 3pm
- Individuals and small groups are free to roam the barn and paddocks
- Groups of 6 or more are required to arrange a scheduled tour
(for insurance and liability purposes)
Scheduled Group Tours
Due to current health concerns, we are not currently booking tours.
- Mid-April to Mid-November – Saturdays at 10am only
- July & August – Saturdays at 10am only
Our seasonal Saturday tours are designed to be informative, educational, and fun for all ages. Scheduled tours take place on Saturdays on our main campus in Brewster, NY which is also a NY State special education school and residential treatment center. Tours are not available during special events or activity days for Green Chimneys School. Please be aware that events may be booked as far as 6 months in advance.
|General Farm Tour||Farm & Wildlife Tour|
|3-part tour includes seeing our horses, donkeys, llamas, pigs, camels and more animals; children’s pony rides* and tractor-pulled hayride||4-part tour includes farm animal tour; wildlife center tour including falcons, owls, vulture, condor, eagle, snakes, tortoise and more; children’s pony rides* and tractor-pulled hay ride|
2 hours includes picnic area
2 ½ hours includes picnic area
*Pony rides only for children 10 years old and younger. Rides are at the discretion of our certified therapeutic riding instructors.
|Group Size||Head Count**||General Farm||Farm & Wildlife|
|Small||up to 15 people||$150||$200|
**Group headcount must include everyone attending. Groups larger than 50 must book a 2-day tour.
Before a scheduled tour date, the Farm Office must receive full payment for the tour, a signed contract, and a Certificate of Liability insurance form. All tour activities are held outdoors and subject to space availability. A tour may be canceled due to inclement weather or conditions.
No smoking, no alcohol permitted on premises. Anyone under the influence of alcohol or other substance will not be permitted to enter.