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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a fee to enter?

No! As a Westchester County park, Muscoot Farm, the parking lot, and trails are all free to visit. While we do not have an admissions fee, any donations received contribute to the care for our animals and buildings and continued access to public programming.

Are dogs allowed?

No dogs or pets are allowed on the property. This is for the physical, emotional, and medical safety of our animals.

Can I pet the animals or milk a cow?

To keep our animals and visitors safe, petting of our animals is prohibitted. However, we do offer programs, led by a staff member, where you are able to interact with our animals. Please see our Event Calendar to register for these programs.

Can I feed the animals?

Please do not feed or pet the animals. Our animals are on strict diets and foreign material is a hazard to their health.

Is there a place to purchase food on the farm?

There is a concession stand on the property open seasonally between the hours of 11:30am and 3:00pm. Additionally, there are tables throughout the park where you are more than welcome to picnic. On Sundays from 9:30am to 2:30pm we also offer a Farmers Market, available from April through November.

Can I hike outside of the farm hours?

No. The park is only open from 10am to 4pm. For the safety of our visitors, hiking is not permitted outside of these hours.

Do you sell any of your own produce, eggs, or milk?

No, however, we do host a Farmers Market every Sunday from 9:30am to 2:30pm from April through November. Any produce we grow on the farm is donated to local food banks.

Do you take in animals for rescue?

Unfortunately, we have closed flocks and herds and are unable to take in any new animals.

Can I hold a photo or film shoot at Muscoot?

Yes, information regarding applications, permits, and fees can be found under our Photography & Film page.