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.
Listings
Avian Reconditioning Center

The Avian Reconditioning Center is a not for profit birds of prey rehabilitation and education facil ...

351 W. Lester Road, Apopka, FL, 32712
C.A.R.E. Foundation

The CARE Foundation is a non-profit Exotic Animal Rescue and Wildlife Education Facility. We provide ...

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

Discovery Gardens is nestled on just 4 ½ acres behind the Lake County Agricultural Center. With 20 t ...

1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares, FL, 32778
Restrooms: Yes
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 was conceived to provide direct, immediate benefit to the Florida scrub- ...

11490 Montevista Road, Clermont, FL, 34711
GatorWorld Parks of Florida

Experience the easiest way in Central Florida to see an alligator at our drive-through alligator par ...

492 West Hwy 44, Wildwood, Florida, 34785
Great Florida Birding Trail

The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail is a network of 510 premier wildlife viewing sites acro ...

Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

The Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is The most spectacular and unique environmental sanctuary in all of ...

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

Our mission is to provide healing with a little help from our 4 legged friends! Lil' Bit of Life is ...

2920 Robie Ave, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
Nunan Butterfly Garden

The Nunan Butterfly Garden is located at the W.T. Bland Public Library. There are several butterfly ...

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

The Preserve is located in Oakland, Florida and open 365 days a year. The beautiful wooden boardwalk ...

747 Machete Trail, Oakland, FL, 34760
Restrooms: Yes
Orlando Cat Cafe

The Orlando Cat Café is both a cozy coffeehouse with comfortable furniture, premium coffee, tea and ...

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
Swamp Girl Adventures

Swamp Girl Adventures provides educational programs throughout the state of Florida to schools, grou ...

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

Trout Lake Nature Center is a 230 acre wildlife preserve located near the southern entrance to Ocala ...

520 East County Rd 44, Eustis, FL, 32726
Restrooms: Yes
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 ...