Looking for a family outing that mixes fun, education, and the simple joys of farm life? Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory is the place to go.

Spanning lush landscapes and rolling hills, this picturesque region is home to some of the most enchanting and family-friendly farms. With offerings you won’t find elsewhere, these local homesteads provide immersive, hands-on experiences that both kids and adults will treasure.

Imagine feeding an ostrich, meeting a tree-climbing goat, or learning how to milk a cow—which are just a few of the unmatched adventures awaiting your family in Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory.

So, pack your bags, grab the little ones, and get ready for our six favorite farms for kids.

Frog Pond Farm

Spanning five acres of farmland, Frog Pond Farm has no shortage of fun, educational, and hands-on experiences for kids. With over 60 animals, including exotic species like camels and emus, children can get up close and personal with creatures from around the world—and even feed them if they’re feeling brave (a kid favorite!).

The farm also recently debuted a brand new play structure with five slides and a mini climbing that’ll burn off some toddler energy. During the summer, families can partake in 15 fun yard games, from cornhole to tetherball.

$12 for kids two and up, 2995 S.W. Advance Rd., Wilsonville, thefrogpondfarm.com

Triskelee Farm

Get your phones ready to record because at Triskelee Farm you and your crew can experience the thrill of feeding an ostrich—how many people can say they’ve been able to do that in their lifetime? If you thought that was impressive, the farm also touts encounters with other majestic animals like alpacas and peacocks, along with adorable sheep and goats, to name a few.

For a learning experience that’ll introduce little ones to agriculture and animal care, book a private, guided farm tour and discover how Triskelee’s farmers raise their furry pals, or schedule a meet-and-greet with mama goats and their little kids for a fun and memorable tour. Be sure to keep an eye out for seasonal events and concerts, and Saturday “sip and shop” markets for more seasonal splendor.

Starting at $15, 29700 S.W. Mountain Rd., West Linn, triskeleefarm.com

Fir Point Farms

A truly immersive farm experience, Fir Point Farms makes it easy and comfortable for families to put in a day’s worth of fun. Start your day off with a meal that’s as local as it gets with homemade breakfast pastries or a hearty lunch (like fresh wraps, sandwiches, and grilled paninis) sourced right from the farm’s own bakery and market. Little ones will also love the old-fashioned candy, Amish country popcorn, and cinnamon buns that they can take on the ride home.

Don’t miss the tree-climbing goats and miniature horses, which are sure to be a hit with the kids. Plus, the chance to feed the animals directly adds even more of a personal touch to your visit.

Free entry, 14601 Arndt Rd., Aurora, firpointfarms.com

TMK Creamery + Distillery

Cheese and ice cream lovers rejoice because TMK Creamery + Distillery is going to take you on a gastronomic adventure. Known for its award-winning, artisan cheese, this family-owned dairy farm blends education and delight with free, self-guided tours. You and your kiddos will not only get a behind-the-scenes look at how popular dairy products are made, but you can even milk or feed a “Cowlebrity” (a.k.a. the farm’s beloved cattle).

And what’s a stop at TMK without noshing on grilled cheese and deep-fried cheddar curds at the food truck or fresh soft-serve ice cream? Parents, you’ll want to try the famous “Cowcohol,” which is a special drink that turns whey into vodka.

Free entry, 27221 S. Dryland Rd., Canby, tmkcreamery.com

Out in the Garden Nursery

Need a break from the hustle and bustle? Head to Out in the Garden Nursery for a peaceful picnic that offers a view of towering Heritage Oaks and a plethora of demonstration gardens. Gardening enthusiasts will fall for the variety of shade plants and flowers (that would make a nice addition to your garden at home), while the friendly goats and other farm animals provide a gentle, interactive experience for children.

The welcoming atmosphere, combined with the opportunity to learn about and interact with nature, makes Out in the Garden Nursery a cherished destination for families seeking a peaceful day out in Oregon’s countryside.

Free entry, 32483 S. Mathias Rd., Molalla, outinthegardennursery.com

Highland Farms

Highland Farms is your family’s ticket to a weekend getaway like no other. Dive deep into the magic of farm life with morning and evening tours to meet the adorable San Clemente goats, Mangalitsa pigs, Icelandic sheep, white peacocks, African grey geese, and Highland cows.

Extend your stay with spacious cottages that are fully loaded with four bedrooms, a kitchen, and outdoor BBQs to keep the whole clan happy. Each day savor the simple pleasures of country living with breathtaking views of the surrounding forest (right from the outdoor deck!) and explore the farm at your leisure. Highland Farms is the perfect place to reconnect with nature, create lasting memories, and experience the magic of farm life firsthand

Starting at $50, 21261 E. Little River Rd., Brightwood, highlandfarmsoregon.com

Ready to embark on a farm adventure this spring? Plan your trip to Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory and explore these family-friendly farms and more! Visit mthoodterritory.com to start planning your trip today.

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