We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 6255 N 1000 W, Shipshewana, IN 46565-9592
Phone Number: +1 260-768-7194 ext. 2
Website
Today
09:00 - 16:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
Fee: Yes

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 168 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 155
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Unique and Magical Experience

A Noah's Ark blending of animals. Beautiful to see them run, when they do, and stroll behind the wagon. You would never have the opportunity to feed or get this close to many of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Marilyn49418
,
Grandville, Michigan
Add Photo Write a Review

168 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 167: English reviews
Grandville, Michigan
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A Noah's Ark blending of animals. Beautiful to see them run, when they do, and stroll behind the wagon. You would never have the opportunity to feed or get this close to many of these animals in a general zoo setting. Quite an undertaking to run a farm like this...... We are glad that we took the time to read... More 

Helpful?
Thank Marilyn49418
Warsaw, Indiana
Level Contributor
202 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Second year we go and kids live and love the experience. It's an exotic petting zoo with many animals that you really wish were free. These are well taken care of and well fed. Big lot- buggy ride and a bucket of food to give away. 12 dollars for adults. We will go back for sure - closes Oct 26

Helpful?
Thank Juancho D
Ohio City, Ohio
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We decided to take the kids here and it was fun for us. We enjoyed the different types of animals and feeding them

Helpful?
Thank annahotels08796
Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Tons of animals to look at and TOUCH. We took the wagon ride and it was much fun. The Amish family were very friendly and spoke to us about the farm and all the animals. Gave us plenty of feed to feed them. Great family place. Very clean. $9.95 per person.

Helpful?
Thank susie_griffith
Davenport, Iowa
Level Contributor
65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I didn't have high expectations for this "zoo" going in to be honest. It is on an Amish farm...and I thought it would be a glorified petting zoo...but it was so much more. Don't get me wrong it is a petting zoo. You can pet baby deer, there are llamas, goats, miniature horses etc. Pretty typical. It believe it was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Monica L
Level Contributor
24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I have lived in Indiana most of my life and have made many trips to Shipshewana for many years. I never realized this animal park was there. I visited for the first time this past Labor day weekend with my wife, daughter, niece and parents. We all had a fabulous time. The best part to me was the wagon ride... More 

Helpful?
Thank Srcooper
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Level Contributor
126 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Many people using amigos and wheelchairs were able to get around this area and unto the horse driven rides. I fed water buffalo, long horn cattle, camels, yaks, watusi cattle, Zonks, Zebras, bunnies, rabbits, baby ducks, baby goats, miniature horses. There were horse rides for children. Run by the Miller Family. This is not a zoo, this is life

Helpful?
Thank Serenity449
Indianapolis, Indiana
Level Contributor
72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something to do with grandson. We were pleasantly surprised to find this animal park. We enjoyed the horse and trailor ride while feeding the animals. The staff was very pleasant and knowledgeable. Would definitely go back

Helpful?
1 Thank klandaw
Level Contributor
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This was our first time visiting Dutch Creek and we were SO glad that we did! The Amish family that runs the Park are lovely people and take very good care of the animals. It was such a great up close and hands on experience! My five year old daughter said it was WAY better than the zoo! It was... More 

Helpful?
Thank aleith99
Level Contributor
24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We love petting the animals! Especially the baby ducks and the deer. The kids absolutely love the animal ride and that it is pulled by horses. It's soo much fun feeding the animals that come right up to the wagon.

Helpful?
Thank Kari L

Travellers who viewed Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park also viewed

 

Been to Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park and other visitors
13 questions
Ask a question
Elkhart, Indiana
over a year ago
over a year ago
2 months ago
South Bend, Indiana
4 months ago

See all questions (13)

Questions? Get answers from Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?