Come and visit the Children’s Zoo in Forney Texas. In addition to our petting zoo we have a playground, picnic area, indoor party room, classroom, train ride, giant maze and more! We also offer seasonal events like our Pumpkin Patch and Holiday Magic. Call us and plan your birthday parties, playgroups, school field trips, company and church events. The Gentle Zoo is the perfect place to spend a fun-filled day. We now offer a sensory tour tailored for those on the autism spectrum! With the help of an Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist, the zoo can now provide a therapeutic environment by catering to the sensory needs to those who require extra stimulatory activities.
We also cater to Birthday Parties, School FIELD TRIPS, Playgroups, Church & Corporate Events
Our animals are healthy and conditioned to be handled and pet by children and adults alike. We are insured and licensed to provide our clients with extra peace of mind. Our knowledgeable staff has over a decade of experience working with a wide variety of animals in zoos and the entertainment industry, as well as working in the classroom with children.
Jump ON the GIANT Jumping Pillow during your visit
Animal Enrichment Tour Now Offered
To experience a personal encounter with one of our animal ambassadors you can now book an enrichment tour! We are now offering a personal experience for our guests to have the opportunity to get up close with one of our animal ambassadors in order to learn more about the species and our conservation efforts. You will have your choice of booking a tour with either a capybara or a coatimundi and spending 30 minutes with the animal ambassador and our trained staff member while giving this special exotic their daily enrichment! It is a special opportunity for you to learn more about the species, their individual stories and to ask questions in a more personal one on one setting. These tours are offered only twice per day for each animal and booking in advance is recommended. Tours are offered at 10am ,11am, 12pm and 1pm. The cost is $50 per person with a maximum of 6 people per group. There will be a photographer taking photos of your encounter and photos are available for purchase at the end of your enrichment tour. For more information or to book your tour, please contact our office at 469-834-2857.