Lake/Sumter County

Animal Encounters

This page lists places in the Lake County and Sumter County, Florida area where kids can interact with or observe animals including: pets, farm animals, zoo animals and animals in the wild.
Kids Lake County and Sumter County: Animal Encounters - Fun 4 Lake Kids
Listings
Avian Reconditioning Center

Raptor conservation, education, rehabilitation, and falconry. Open to the public on Saturdays weathe ...

351 W. Lester Road, Apopka, FL, 32712
Butthead Farm

Dairy goat farm in Altoona. You can visit and interact with the goats, learn about milking, cheese m ...

20335 Snipe Rd, Altoona, Florida, 32702
C.A.R.E. Foundation

The CARE Foundation provides non-releasable animals with safe, permanent homes, and educates the pub ...

4609 W. Ponkan Road, Apopka, FL, 32712
Discovery Gardens

Programs are offered for homeowners, garden enthusiasts, educators, children and the horticulture in ...

1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares, FL, 32778
Florida Bass Conservation Center

The Florida Bass Conservation Center is at the site of the old Richloam Hatchery and is the major fr ...

3583 CR 788, Webster, FL, 33597
Florida International Teaching Zoo

The Florida International Teaching Zoo promotes public education through conservation and reproducti ...

7725 FL 48, Bushnell, FL, 33513
Florida Scrub-Jay Trail, The

The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail is dedicated to increase awareness of the need to restore habitat for sc ...

11490 Montevista Road, Clermont, FL, 34711
Great Florida Birding Trail

This 2,000-mile, self-guided highway trail connects and unifies 515 birding and wildlife viewing sit ...

Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

The most spectacular and unique environmental sanctuary in all of Central Florida. Open Fri.-Sun. fr ...

2803 Lust Road, Apopka, FL, 32703
Lil Bit of Life Farm

We are an Urban Farm and our 4 legged friends educate, improve motor skills, build confidence, teach ...

2920 Robie Ave, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
LunaSea Alpaca Farm

Raising Suri Alpacas in the lovely hills of Central Florida. We offer farm tours by appointment wher ...

18810 Lone Dove Ln, Clermont, FL, 34715
Nunan Butterfly Garden

The Nunan Butterfly Garden is home to many species of pollinators, birds and animals, who are attrac ...

1995 N. Donnelly Street, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
Oakland Nature Preserve

Experience the wonder and beauty of native Florida 365 days a year! Trails are open from sunrise to ...

747 Machete Trail, Oakland, FL, 34760
Orlando Cat Cafe

Imagine relaxing with that steaming cup of Minch Coffee or tea while watching the playful antics or ...

532 Cagan Park Avenue, Clermont, FL, 34714
Santa's Christmas Tree Forest - Jack's Barnyard Animal Zoo

Pet a goat, hold a chick, feed a donkey! You never know what will greet you in our farm animal petti ...

35317 Huff Road, Eustis, FL, 32736
Showcase of Citrus

A family owned and operated Estate cultivating over 70 varieties of citrus. The Showcase of Citrus i ...

5010 US Highway 27, Clermont, FL, 34714
Squeals on Wheels

We are a new mobile pony party and petting zoo business servicing the Lake County area.

1324 Lewis Road, Leesburg, Fl, 34748
Swamp Girl Adventures

Swamp Girl Adventures Reptile Rehabilitation is a licensed wildlife rescue team focused on the care ...

The Lazy H

Horse and Hobby Farm. Offering Toddler Times and Farm Fun throughout the year. Also offers Horsebac ...

23708 County Road 44a, Eustis, FL, 32736
Trout Lake Nature Center

Central Florida's Trout Lake Nature Center is a 230 acre wildlife preserve located near the southern ...

520 East County Rd 44, Eustis, FL, 32726
Uncle Donald's Farm

Where else can you milk a goat, pet a bristly pig, touch a chicken, or feed a cow? Since 1980 this f ...

2713 Griffin Avenue, Lady Lake, FL, 32159
WoodStock Stables

You can bring your family and friends out for a visit with our animals at the farm for a nice day ou ...

4600 Sadler Road, Apopka, FL, 32712
Zoo Mom Science

Zoo Mom Science,LLC is a mobile enterprise providing a variety of animal encounters and science work ...