Kid-Favorite Petting Farms & Zoos Near Indianapolis

There are lots of opportunities for kiddos to see animals around Indianapolis. Not only is Indy home to one of the best zoos in the country, but it also boasts several animal sanctuaries, petting zoos & exotic animal experiences. Your animal-loving kiddos will love this list of parent (and kid!) favorites around the area.

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For even more animal experiences, be sure to check out these nature and animal summer camps in Indianapolis!


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