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Best Long Island Animal Farm Petting Zoo

White Post Farms has been farming in Huntington, NY since 1886. We are a fifth generation family farm.  

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Welcome to our Animal Farm!

You don't have to drive far to find the best animal farm petting zoo on Long Island. White Post Farms is centrally located right in Melville, NY and has been been a family farm since 1886!

We have been voted the #1 petting zoo on Long Island by the readers of the Long Island Press. Our family friendly attraction has also been voted #1 among things to do with the kids by New York Magazine.

Our animal farm has also been featured on NBC 4,  Fox 5, TV55, News 12, The Today Show, The Daily News and The New York Times. Come see why everyone is talking about The White Post Animal Farm!

We hope to see you all soon at White Post Farms of Melville, NY. With always free parking and our close central location on Long Island there's no need to travel far for a great day of family fun.

Our Animal Farm has been voted “Best of Long Island” two years in a row and features many animals of all different species from around the world! From antelopes to zebras we have it all.

A trip to the White Post Animal Farm is your ticket to a full day of fun for the whole family. Meet and feed our animals, watch our fun animatronics shows, play in our giant sandbox and playground areas, experience Ronnie's Birdie Landing TM the largest free flight aviary on Long Island and more!

We love to hand feed animals at White Post Farms

check out the horns on our audads   watch a kangaroo hop at our petting zoo on Long Island

Zebras at our animal farm in Melville   Leaping lemurs can be seen at our petting zoo in Melville Long Island

Check out a video of our animal farm


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"Hand Feed & Bottle Feed Animals"

The White Post Animal Farm and Petting Zoo is the perfect place to get up close and personal with your favorite farm animal friends. While at our famous Best of Long Island Petting Zoo your family will have the chance to hand feed and bottle feed our many animals. Animal food is available in vending machines, by the single cone as well as in souvenir sand pails which includes six cones with food and a reusable sand pail with shovel. If you want to bottle feed our animals we have milk bottles available for purchase. Animal food is available at the main entrance as well as inside the farm near the Pony Ride Station.

The #1 Animal Farm Petting Zoo on
 Long Island is right in your back yard!

Bottle feed our animals at our petting zoo

If you love birds you'll love our giant bird aviary in Melville Long Island
A bird in the hand is worth a big smile on the face!feeing birds by hand on Long Island at Ronnie's Birdie Landing  

Ronnie's Birdie Landing TM

Come and feel the excitement as you enter our giant free flight aviary with cascading waterfalls and a 70 foot stream, where you will be greeted by a flock of adorable Budgies will eat special birdseed sticks right out of your hand.

Feed sticks will be available for purchase at the entry of this attraction at the cost of $3 per stick or 2 for $5.

For the safety of our birds strollers are not allowed within the aviary. Please make sure to watch where you walk at all times and running is not allowed within the aviary at any time.

The Aviary is open weather and temperature permitting.

Check out a video of our bird aviary

Come visit Poppie's Lorikeet Landing

Enjoy our newest attraction Poppie's Lorikeet Landing.
Our friendly Australian Lorikeets will drink
nectar right from your hand.

Entry is included with your admission.
Nectar cups are available for purchase
at the cost of $3 per stick or 2 for $5.

 May not be available on days of high winds or wet weather.
Strollers not permitted in our aviary for the safety of our birds.
Wheelchairs are permitted with caution.

Included with your paid admission to the Animal Farm

Lemurs at White Post Farms

Our Giraffe Station
is closed for
the season.

Patches as seen on
Lemurs at White Post Farms
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If you love a Robot Chicken then watch the Singin' Chicken Show at White Post Farms

The Singin' Chicken Show

Ever wonder what really happens in the Hen House when the farmer isn't watching? Come watch as our favorite feathered friends belt out some popular tunes and teach you interesting educational facts at the same time.

Included with your paid admission to the Animal Farm

The Animal Band Jamboree

Don't miss our very own musical group with the 13 member Animal Band Jamboree. A visually stunning and musical masterpiece you don't want to miss.

Included with your paid admission to the Animal Farm

The Animal Band Jamboree sings at White Post Farms

All kids love to ride a pony on Long Island

Pony Rides

If your child has ever wanted to know what it was like to be a Cowboy or a Cowgirl then the White Post Animal Farm is the place to do just that! We have ponies of all different sizes for your child to ride on. Pony rides make a great photo opportunity as well as great memories!

Pony rides are $5.00 + tax each and are available for purchase at the main entrance as well as near the Pony Ride Station.

Due to the fact that they are ponies and not full grown horses
 there is a weight limit of 65 lbs. per rider.


Farmland Express
Old Fashioned Train Ride

Kids will love to take a ride on our Farmland Express Old Fashioned Train Ride. A mini-replica of the trains of yesterday that you can ride today!

Train ride tokens $2.76 + tax ea. or 2 for $4.60 + tax
One token per rider child or adult.
Children under the height of 36" must ride with an adult.


Train rides for kids on Long Island in Melville

Parking is FREE

Pony Rides: $4.61+NYS Tax ea.
Train Rides: $1.84+NYS Tax ea.
Milk Bottles: $2.76+NYS Tax ea.

Animal Food Buckets: $4.61
+NYS Tax ea.
Animal Food Single Cones: $0.92
+NYS Tax ea.



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