Skylands Stadium Drive Thru Animal Farm

Posted on: May 19th, 2020 by

June 2020 UPDATE – The Skylands Stadium Drive Thru Animal Farm transitioned to a temporary petting farm. That petting farm is now closed.

Spring has sprung! The weather is getting nicer and it’s time to get outdoors with your family and enjoy what nature offers. This year things are a little different, but one thing is the same. Families want fun and safe activities to do in New Jersey. The Skylands Stadium Drive Thru Animal Farm in Augusta, New Jersey provides for some good old-fashioned family fun for all ages.

Sheep at Skylands Stadium drive thru animal farm in New Jersey.

Skylands Stadium Drive Thru Animal Farm is open!!

Skylands Stadium has partnered with Sussex County Miners and Mountainside Stables in Lafayette, New Jersey to bring this drive thru farm experience to families.

About the Skylands Stadium Drive Thru Animal Farm

Skylands Stadium is located in the heart of Sussex County at the crossroads of Routes 15, 206 and 565 also known as Ross’s Corner. The address for your GPS is 94 Championship Place in Augusta, New Jersey.

The animal farm will be open daily 11 am to 5 pm, weather permitting.

horses at the Skyland stadium animal farm drive thru

How do I get tickets to the Drive Thru Animal Farm at Skylands Stadium?

There are no online sales. Cars pay upon arrival.

How much will it cost?

The admission price for the drive thru animal farm is $20 per carload. Only cash will be accepted. Exact change is preferred to reduce money handling.

Sussex County Miners mascot poses with a horse.

How long is the drive thru animal farm?

Guests are invited to enjoy driving through the farm at their own pace. Most families make their way through the route in 20-25 minutes.

What kinds of animals are there?

Safely drive by farm animals such as goats, sheep, lambs, horses, alpacas and more. Say hello to Herbie, the Sussex County Miners Mascot!

Guests must stay in their cars at all times. But you can bring sliced or baby carrots to toss out the car window to the animals. Do not bring other food. Petting the animals is not allowed.

cows at skylands stadium animal farm drive thru.

How long will the drive thru animal farm be available?

The Skylands Stadium animal farm will only be open for drive thru visits until May 31, 2020. It may be extended beyond that if the farm continues to be popular with New Jersey families.

Are there bathrooms available?

Yes, there are bathrooms available inside the Sports Academy.  They are sanitized frequently throughout the day and are “hands-free.  That means the doors to the Academy and the bathrooms are open. 

How can I learn more?

To learn more visit their website, for up-to-date information or call 973-383-7644.

Looking for more drive thru attractions in New Jersey?

Six Flags Great Adventure Drive Thru Safari Will OPEN

New Jersey Drive In Movies

New Jersey Farmers Markets – Some offer drive thru and farm-to-car service.

More fun ideas

Check out New Jersey State Parks

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Jennifer Auer is the hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! As her boys transition from tweens to teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally. She has been a Jersey Girl for 35+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 15+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 10 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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