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


Ages: 2-12 $8
Ages: Adults and ages 12+ $6
Under age 2 Free

Welcome Wed Special:
One adult free w/paid child
every Wednesday

flag $1 Off  all military personnel/family

Train Ride $3
Hay Ride $5
Gem Panning $6 per bag
Pony Rides $4

$65 per person valid 4/8-12/31

*NC Law Requires sales tax on all admissions and activities*

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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 rabbits.

Food for the animals and for the fish is available in the Country Store or in coin-operated vending machines near the Corral. (Please don't feed the animals your own bread or snacks - it's not good for them!) Don't forget to bring your camera!

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Train Rides
Be sure to take a tour of the farm on Hill Ridge Farms EXPRESS during your visit!

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 a big hit with the little ones!

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Giant Slide


- Hand Rails to the Top    
- Burlap Sack to Slide On    
- Slide as Many Times as You Like!

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Fort Arrowhead and Indian Teepee

Check out our all new Indian Teepee and Fort Arrowhead!

Explore Fort Arrowhead to get the feeling of Frontier life, and view the life size ceremonial Indian Teepee to learn about American Indian history.

Tickets for Hayrides, Train Rides an Gem Stone Panning are available in the Country Store!

Fall Festival General Admission: Ages 2-12 $14/ Ages 13+ $12 Includes Hayride with Free Pumpkin, Playland, Giant Slide, Corn House, Animal Corral, and more!

SUPERPASS: $22 Includes all of the above PLUS Gem Stone Panning, Unlimited Train Rides, and a FREE ticket for a return visit to the Festival of Lights 11/25-12/31

*Under 2 years old Free*

Group Discount : Groups of 10 or more $9 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

*All of the above PLUS Train Ride $11 per person*

*Active Military Families 10% 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 March 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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Your General Admission includes the following fun attractions!
*Swings & Slide   *Fort Arrowhead  *Splash Pad (In Season)
*Moon Bounce      *Giant Slide         *Free Pumpkin (In Season)
*Jumping Pillow    *Farm Animal Corral

*Colorful Maze      *Fish Feeding Dock
*Sand Box              *Hay Jump
*Tee Pee                

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Bring a picnic lunch to the farm and enjoy our beautiful picnic grounds and covered picnic areas.

If you are expecting ten or more people, call to see if you qualify for our special Group Rates!

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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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