Looking for the perfect outdoor activities for kids this Spring? Look no further than Hellerick’s Family Farm, located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1794 as a traditional PA Dutch farm to sustain the family, the farm has grown with the needs of its community and now offers a range of fun activities for all ages. In this blog, we’ll discuss all the fun activities your family can enjoy when we open for the 2023 season on March 25th, and why our farm is the ideal place for a family day trip this Spring.
Why go on a Day Trip to Hellerick’s Family Farm
One of the best things about Hellerick’s Family Farm is that there are activities for every member of the family, no matter their age. Even the grumpiest teen can find something to enjoy. Plus, with our convenient location in Northern Doylestown, PA, it’s an easy day trip for most families in the Bucks County area.
Our motto at Hellerick’s Family Farm “Create Memories.” That’s why our mission is to provide guests with an experience that they will talk about for a lifetime. The farm aims to create an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of race, gender, or social economic status.
When it comes to food, Hellerick’s Family Farm has you covered. They offer a variety of food choices that vary by season and day of the week to keep your family fueled for their day on the farm.
The Best Outdoor Activities in Pennsylvania
There are plenty of fun activities for all ages at Hellerick’s Family Farm that make our farm the perfect place for a family day trip. While anyone of any age can enjoy our adventure farm and seasonal activities, there are several age-specific activities to enjoy during your family day trip this Spring. Read on to learn about our fun outdoor activities for all ages.
The Hellerick’s Adventure Farm – Fun for All Ages
Creating an inclusive environment for everyone at Hellerick’s starts with our Adventure Farm. Our Adventure Farm is a unique natural play environment where every member of your family can enjoy the great outdoors. You and your children can run free and wild, take wagon rides, enjoy the Corn Shute slide, and much more.
As Spring turns to Summer, families who have enjoyed the adventure farm can return for our U-Pick crops and flower experiences. As the season continues, families can return to explore our 5-acre corn maze or sunflower fields in the fall.
The Hellerick’s Family Farm Goat Experience, Ages 4+
For those who love goats, the Goat Experience is a must-visit. Everyone who is four years old and up is invited to spend some quality time with the happy, friendly, and very active goats at Hellerick’s Family Farm.
Our family of guest-friendly goats has also grown this year, with the recent births of Moses, Stormy, and Molly! You can keep up with the latest news about our farm animals by following us on Facebook and Instagram.
Keeping Kids 5+ Active
For those ages 5 and up, the Silo Climbing Wall and Obstacle Course are great options. These activities are designed to keep your active children occupied and having the time of their lives in a safe environment.
Our Silo Climbing Wall is a 35ft tall structure with six different sides for your children to climb. Each side has its own level of difficulty. Three sides are easy and beginner friendly while two are slightly harder. The final and hardest side to our Silo Climbing wall is available for anyone looking for the ultimate challenge!
The Obstacle Course is an on-the-ground alternative to our Aerial Adventure course for those who prefer to be safe on the ground. Just like the Silo Climbing Wall, our Obstacle Course includes six different courses with three different challenge levels. Guests can challenge themselves individually or compete with a friend in a head-to-head race through 10 different obstacles.
Treetop Adventures Guests 7+
For thrill-seekers ages seven and up, our Aerial Adventure is a must-try. Our aerial ropes course takes place 30 feet in the air and includes 9 ziplines, 21 crossing elements, and an optional 30-foot free-fall leap. There’s truly no other place where parents and kids can experience simultaneous ziplining in PA.
Goat Yoga in Bucks County, PA
Yes, you read that correctly. Hellerick’s Family Farm offers Goat Yoga classes right here in Bucks County, PA. Goat Yoga is a fun and unique experience where certified yoga instructors guide you through a yoga flow while goats help you out. Our friendly goats will offer emotional support and cuddles while you go with the flow. If you’re lucky, your four-legged yoga partner might even jump on your back during the class!
How to Find Hellerick’s Family Farm & Book Your Family Day Trip
If you’re wondering how you will find Hellerick’s Family Farm, don’t worry! We’re conveniently located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, right off Route 611. We’re about an hour’s drive from Philadelphia and New Hope, PA, and a half-hour drive from Trenton, NJ.
Bookings for visits after we open for the season on March 25th are now available! You can book your family day trip online or by calling 215-766-8388. All activities are a la carte, but discounted pricing may apply to certain activities when booked together.
Hellerick’s Family Farm is the perfect place for families to spend time together outdoors and have fun.
Our farm is the ideal place for a family day trip this Spring. We have activities that will keep everyone busy, including meet-and-greets with baby animals and exciting natural play opportunities. You can’t go wrong with Hellerick’s Family Farm this Spring, and we can’t wait to meet you.