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Anne Springs Close Greenway - Crandall Bowles Children's Farm

  • Address:
  • 1046 Horse Road , Fort Mill, SC 29715
  • about

    The Crandall Bowles Children’s Farm serves as an educational destination for families, field trips and animal lovers of all ages. Come see the chickens, ducks, rabbits, alpacas, goats, cattle, horses and more while learning about South Carolina farming. Named in honor of Crandall Close Bowles, former CEO of Springs Industries and daughter of Anne Springs Close, this new flagship destination offers a unique blend of education and exploration for visitors of all ages. Integrating the former petting zoo and adding a pastoral habitat, observation areas for various animals, a half-mile loop trail, gathering lawn, educational garden, and open-air learning center, the Children's Farm aims to provide daily interpretation and demonstrations on a variety of topics in an immersive learning environment. Tours of the Children's Farm are self-guided. Animal Care Volunteers may be on-site at the following times for animal interactions.* Chickens, ducks and rabbits: Saturday and Sunday | 9:30am-10:30am, 11:00am-12:00pm, 12:30pm-1:00p, 1:30-2:30pm Goats and pigs: Saturday and Sunday | 10:30am-11:30am, 12:00pm-12:30pm, 1:00pm-2:00pm *Hours subject to change based on animal well-being, volunteer availability and events. Admission to the Crandall Bowles Children’s Farm is included in the cost of a Greenway membership and is also accessible to guests with a daily admission fee. Looking to get up close and personal with the residents of the Children's Farm? Learn more about volunteer opportunities. Dogs, horses and other pets are not allowed at the Children's Farm. Do not feed horses at anytime.

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