Suffolk County Farm and Education Center
350 Yaphank Avenue Yaphank, NY 631-852-4600
You'll see llamas, sheep, pigs, rabbits, cows and other farm animals. Visitors are encouraged to pet the livestock - feed is available for $2 per bag. Staffers run educational events for kids and weeklong camps. Since this is a working farm, expect a little mud and dirt.
The explore classroom features an interactive nature art area, an herb garden, a stage with barrel drums, "wrench-o-phone," and gourd maracas, plus a slide and climbing hill.Hours: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. daily, year-round; winter months some animals are not accessible