Animal Encounters

This page lists places in the St. Louis, Missouri area where kids can interact with or observe animals including: pets, farm animals, zoo animals and animals in the wild.
Kids St. Louis: Animal Encounters - Fun 4 STL Kids
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Big Joel's Safari Petting Zoo & Educational Park

Big Joel's Safari Petting Zoo and Educational Park is the "zoo made for you" and is the premier anim ...

13187 State Hwy M, Wright City, MO, 63390
Critter Lane Petting Zoo

We have over 300 exotic animals on display! We are located in Valles Mines, MO. Come see us; our Cri ...

Open Season: Open spring, summer, & fall
9100 Critter Lane, Valles Mines, MO, 63087
Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary

Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary is a 501(c)3 non profit big cat rescue facility, licensed by USDA. We pr ...

19620 Crown Ridge Road, Sainte Genevieve, MO, 63670
Endangered Wolf Center

The Endangered Wolf Center has existed for more than 40 years, yet even in its hometown of St. Louis ...

6750 Tyson Valley Road, Eureka, MO, 63025
Grant’s Farm

Home to History, Wildlife and an Adventure for the Whole Family. Grant’s Farm celebrates America’ ...

10501 Gravois Road, St. Louis, MO, 63123
Lone Elk Park

Lone Elk Park is a wildlife management area, with bison, wild turkey, waterfowl, elk and deer. M ...

1 Lone Elk Park Rd, Valley Park, MO, 63088
Mauhaus Cat Cafe

WHAT IS A CAT CAFE? It’s simple. A cat cafe is a combination of all things good; cats, coffee, an ...

3101 Sutton Blvd, Maplewood, MO, 63143
Restrooms: Yes
Purina Farms

Admission to the Visitor Center is always free. Parking is free on most days, but there is sometimes ...

200 Checkerboard Drive, Gray Summit, MO, 63039
Riverside Wildlife Center

We offer two part tours and have a variety of animals ranging from big cats to small reptiles. Ou ...

275 Highway W, Stanton, MO, 63079
Saint Louis Aquarium at Union Station- Opening December 25, 2019

Timed admission tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4 at www.stlouisaquarium.co ...

201 S. 18th St., St Louis, MO
Saint Louis Zoo

Enjoying an adventure every time you visit. Knowing a discovery will be made around each corner. You ...

One Government Drive, St. Louis, MO, 63110
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

More than a thousand live tropical butterflies fly freely in the glass conservatory at the Sophia M. ...

15193 Olive Blvd, Chesterfield, MO, 63017
Suson Park Farm

Country living is just around the corner at the Suson Park animal farm display. Most breeds of farm ...

6073 Wells Road, St Louis, MO, 63128
Wildlife Rescue Center

In 2002, the Wildlife Rescue Center expanded its educational programming, which now reaches thousand ...

1128 New Ballwin Road, Ballwin, MO, 63021
Wonderlland- by reservation only

230 acres of pastures, food plots, woods and trails. Gorgeous lookout points where you can see for ...

World Bird Sanctuary

The World Bird Sanctuary rests peacefully on 305 acres of Missouri hardwood forest, next door to Lon ...

125 Bald Eagle Ridge Road, Valley Park, MO, 63088