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Be Sure to Visit Long Island Game Farm Before October 11!
For those who have yet to visit the Long Island Game Farm or those who want to go back one more time before the end of the season, now is the time to do so.
Long Island Game Farm is the ideal destination for those who want to stop somewhere for some family-friendly entertainment while traveling to or coming from the East End of Long Island to partake in autumn-themed activities such as pumpkin picking. Adults and children alike can see hundreds of animals, including red kangaroos, kinkajous, cougars, Barbados sheep, peacocks and the only lemurs born and bred on Long Island. The Long Island Game Farm also has various breeds of monkeys, buffalo, colorful parrots, zebras, aoudads, camels, ostrich, alligators and much more.
Visitors can also explore nature trails that lead to places such as “Bambiland,”
For the children, there are carnival-style rides such as the Spinning Teacups, Rio Grande Mini Train and the Antique Carousel. Pony rides are also available on weekends during the off-season. Children can also learn about the animals while feeding them during the Game Farm’s daily Ed-Zoo-Cation program.
Off-season rates are available, starting September 7. Tickets are $16.45 for adults, $14.45 for senior citizens and for children ages 3-11 and $9.95 for handicapped patrons. Prices do not include tax. Children under the age of 3 are free.
From now until October 11, the Game Farm will be open seven days a week (10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends). After this season, the Game Farm will reopen on April 2011. For more information about Long Island Game Farm, call (631) 878-6670, or visit www.longislandgamefarm.com.
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About the Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park and Children's Zoo
The Long Island Game Farm was founded in 1970 by Stanley and Diane Novak and is located on 25 acres of land in Manorville. The Park has grown over the years and has served as a frequent destination of school children that have grown up on Long Island. Each year, thousands of guests visit the park.