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Hours of Operation:
M-F 10-5
Sat 10-5:30
Sun 12-5:30

703 Tarboro Road
Youngsville, NC 27596
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(919) 556-1771
Fax: (919) 556-5881

*Best Value*
All-Inclusive Superpass $18
All play areas, Unlimited Train Rides,
Unlimited Hayrides. Gem Stone Panning,
Duck Race

General Admission
Ages 2-64 $8 includes play areas
Senior Discount 65+ $7
Groups of 10 or more $7

Military $7

Added Fun
Hayride $5
Train $3
Gem Panning $7-$10

Welcome Wednesday Discount
Receive 1 Free Adult Admission w/each paid child/s admission
 2019 Annual Pass
$65 each person. Includes
unlimited visits April-Dec.
4 or more $50 each Great Gift Idea!

No pets allowed. No smoking.


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Fun on the Farm at Hill Ridge Farms!

We offer one of the Triangle's best educational and fun-filled destinations for church and family outings, picnics, school field trips, birthday parties, and more!

Be sure to check the Calendar to find out about special events happening throughout the year on the Farm, including our famous Fall Harvest and Pumpkin Festival!

Farm Animal Corral

Read our Safety Policy here!

Our Farm Animal Corral offers children and adults a safe, clean, fun opportunity for learning about real barnyard animals. The Farm Animal Corral is designed with double fencing to let children view and even feed live farm animals safely!

The Corral showcases an assortment of all the wonderful animals found on the farm, including: goats, sheep, chickens and Turkeys.

Coin-operated animal feed machines are located near the Corral if you would like to feed them a treat. (Please don't feed the animals your own bread or snacks - it's not good for them!)

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Train Rides

Big John, our 16-gauge gasoline-powered steam engine, is the first train of this type in Franklin County. It has a red caboose, and can accommodate up to 100 passengers at a time.
 Hill Ridge Farms Express Now Leaving On Track #1...!

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Hay Rides
Tickets for Hay Rides are available in the Country Store.

    Hayrides are great fun for all ages. Hay Ride Tours of the Farm take you on a trip to the past, through recreated sites from yesteryear, including an authentic "moonshine still."

    No reservations are required!   Groups of ten or more qualify for special group rates.    Visit our Group Events page for pricing information and reservations

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New! Jumping Pillow

Our  Jumping Pillow is covered to keep it nice and cool!

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Giant Slide


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Fort Arrowhead and Indian Teepee

Wooden Maze

Fall Festival Admission 9/21-11/4: Ages 2-64 $14 Ages 65+ $13 Military $13 Train Ride $3 Gem Stone Bags $7-$10

Best Value All Inclusive Superpass $25 includes unlimited train rides, hayrides, gem stone panning, souvenir duck for duck race AND a FREE ticket for a return visit to the Festival of Lights 11/28-12/29

Group Discount : Groups of 10 or more $13 per person. Includes Hayride with Free Pumpkin, Playland, Giant Slide, Corn House, Animal Corral, and more! One person must pay for the entire group in order to receive the discount. NO EXCEPTIONS

*Active Military Families $1 off Admission to the farm park*

Gem Stone Panning
Tickets for Gem Stone Panning are available in the Country Store.

I'm rich!Gem Stone Panning is great fun for anyone!  Bring the whole family, or schedule a group event or field trip. Our Gem Stone flume is open April through November.

Our facility includes two covered 75 foot flumes, lighted with pumped water.

The most common stones include:

  • Sapphires
  • Tourmaline
  • Emeralds
  • Topaz
  • Amethyst

Visit our school field trips page for information on special programs for day care centers, summer camps and public, private, home, and year-round schools.

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Our silly animals posing for a pic!

Our GIANT Corn Playhouse with over 300 bushels of corn inside!

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Old-Fashioned Farm Equipment

How did farmers ever manage to farm before gasoline-powered tractors?  Find out by taking a tour of our fully restored old-fashioned farm equipment. 

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Educational Exhibits

Take a tour of our authentic farm-life exhibits showcasing how life was back in the "Good Old Days," and learn about out how people managed without electricity, gasoline engines, running water, or video games!

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