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Get wild at Barn Hill Preserve
with our Encounter Tours!

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At Barn Hill Preserve start all of your tours off with a 45 minute educational presentation featuring some of our awesome animal ambassadors!


During the show, you and your group will learn about each animal’s behaviors and other fun facts about them, even get to touch and feel some of those animals as well!


An Encounter Tour includes also includes our kangaroo walkabout and encounters with our birds, a small mammal, and three reptiles! Sloth encounters are also available as an additional add-on to both types of experiences.

Pricing & Info

We take the safety of our animal ambassadors very seriously, so some animals may not be available to see the public due to medical treatment, behavior, etc.

Encounter Tour tickets include about an hour and a half full of presentations and up-close and personal encounters with our animal ambassadors.


Encounter Tour Only Tickets: $60

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Hear From Satisfied Guests

Guess what part of our BEACH vacation our family loved the most?? Nope, not the beach - Barn Hill Preserve!! The animal encounters were the highlight of our entire trip! The staff were enthusiastic, sweet, and very knowledgeable about each animal. The location was clean and orderly. The animals were AWESOME!! We're definitely going to visit again!

Susan E. via Google

Need to Know Info

A well informed guest is a happy guest

We do not allow guests to walk around unattended, as our exhibits are designed for guide supervision.​
We do not allow anyone to hold sloths off of their perch. 
We have a strict 24hr reschedule policy, if you do not reschedule your tickets at least 24hrs beforehand you will lose your tickets.
In cases of inclement weather, tickets may be rescheduled.
Tickets are non refundable


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