From goats to gardens and bees to barnyard, Parky's Farm is an educational farm located within Winton Woods.
With more than 100 acres, including indoor and outdoor playgrounds, picnic shelters, garden, orchard and animals, Parky's Farm is a great way to spend any day with the family.
10073 Daly Road
Cincinnati, OH 45231Get Directions >
Hours: The grounds at Parky's Farm are open to the public every day, dawn to dusk, except during certain programs. Full activity hours are listed below.
Hours & Admission
Parky's Farm is open to the public every day, dawn to dusk, except during some special events.
Admission to Parky's Farm is required during some special events. All other days during the year, the grounds are free and open to enjoy from dawn until dusk. Program and activity hours vary seasonally.
Hours are for Parky's Playbarn, Wagon Rides and Pony Rides.
Dates Mon Tue-Fri Sat Sun/Holidays Opening Day: May 4, 2019 May 4-Jun 2 Closed Closed 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Noon-4 p.m. Jun 3-Aug 11 Closed 9 a.m.-3 p.m.* 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Noon-4 p.m. Aug 12-Sep 2 Closed Closed 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Noon-4 p.m. Closing Day: Sep 2, 2019
* Pony Rides are only open until noon, Tuesdays-Fridays.
Pony rides and wagon rides are subject to close during inclement weather.
Pony rides close when the temperature reaches 90 F.
Wagon rides close during smog alerts.
Some programs may include admission to select activities. Please see program descriptions for details.
Pony Rides $5/child (riders must be under 48" tall)
Parky's Playbarn $5/child ages 2-12; Free for adults and children under 2
Wagon Rides $5/person; Free for children under 2
Discover & Explore
Parky's Farm is home to traditional farm animals, including ponies, chickens, goats and cows. The ability to see the animals in the barnyard will depend on weather, temperature and other factors. More personal interaction with the animals is available by registering for a Parky’s Farm program.
Where does our food come from? Witness the changes in the growing season of fruits, vegetables and herbs in the large demonstration garden and orchard. These areas are typically open 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and protected by electric fence at other times.
In addition to the animals and gardens, Parky's Farm is proud to showcase a multitude of natural habitats. From fields and open spaces to ponds, wetland and woods, you can discover a large variety of native flora and fauna.
Children’s Farm Programs
Children of all ages can get hands-on farm experience through a variety of programs. Seasonal programs include:
Spring: Barnyard Bonanza
Summer: Day Camps, Barnyard Bonanza
Fall: Pumpkin Patch, Growing up a Farm Kid
For groups ages 2-102, Parky's Farm offers affordable programming options to create and cultivate a lifetime of memories. Join Great Parks throughout the year to enjoy seasonal events and programming.
Pre-K through fourth grade field trip options align with the Common Core education standards and feature hands-on educational experiences to enhance your classroom curriculum.
Senior groups, enjoy a relaxing farm experience while visiting with the animals, fishing or taking a wagon ride.
Summer Fun in the Sun programs encourage fun and safe interactions with the farm and natural world for your day camp, summer school, child care center or play group.
Scouts can sign up for interactive programs designed to complete badges and enhance scouting requirements. Click here for a list of current offerings.
To learn more or book your group, call 513-521-3276.
Children’s Birthday Parties
Celebrate your special day with the party animals at Parky's Farm. Spend time with hands-on animal interactions, climbing and crawling through Parky’s Playbarn and celebrating in a private party room.
Non-profit groups can host a community event at the farm. Our staff will help you with programming and activity options to make your event a one-of-a-kind festival of farm fun. For more information or to book your group, call 513-521-3276.
Parky’s Farm also hosts a variety of public events throughout the year. Visit the Calendar of Events for opportunities.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I buy food at the farm?
While food service is not available, snacks such as juice and ice cream novelties are available seasonally at our ticket booth when our activities are open. Please bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in one of our first-come, first-served shelters.
Can I feed the animals?
All the animals on the farm, both domestic and wild, are on a strict diet. Please do not feed them.
Can I reserve a picnic shelter?
Picnic shelters at Parky’s Farm are available to reserve on Saturdays and Sundays. If a shelter is not reserved for the day, it is available for use on a first-come, first-served basis. The Clydesdale, Shetland or Holstein Shelters can be reserved online or by calling 513-521-7275.
Can I rent the Hayloft Barn?
Yes. Please call 513-521-7275 or click here for more information.
Can I bring alcohol?
Can I rent the animals for a party off site?
Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate these requests at this time.
Can I rent the Hayloft Barn?
Yes. Please call 513-521-3276 for more information.
Can I bring my dog to the farm?
For the safety of our farm animals, pets are not allowed.
I have a duckling that needs a new home. Can I drop it off at the farm?
Parky's Farm does accept animal donations occasionally; however, space is very limited. Please call 513-521-3276 to see if we can accept your animals. If we cannot, we will do our best to direct you to others who can assist you.
Can I ride my bike/skates/skateboard around the farm?
Bikes and skates are not permitted at Parky’s Farm.
Is the farm handicap accessible?