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Frying Pan Farm Park

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2709 West Ox Road, Herndon, VA 20171-3807
+1 703-437-9101
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Great for families

Great little spot, FREE parking and activities. Really great for young children to see the animals... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Corey L
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Frying Pan Farm Park

Very educational. Great for kids and family. Park has picnic areas also. Good for sightseeing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Herndon, Virginia
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Working farm, live farm animals, playground, Country Store, wagon rides($), antique carousel rides ($), Kidwell farmhouse tours (select days, call), children's concerts (10am, Wednesdays, June - August, Visitor Center Pavilion), family concerts (7pm, Thursdays, June - August, farmyard), bluegrass concerts (select Sundays, September - April, Visitor Center), farm stand (May-Sept, Wednesdays 8am-12:30pm)
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“working farm” (26 reviews)
“country store” (20 reviews)
“baby animals” (17 reviews)
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2709 West Ox Road, Herndon, VA 20171-3807
+1 703-437-9101
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great little spot, FREE parking and activities. Really great for young children to see the animals and tractors. Big enough for a day without being exhausting.

Thank Corey L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very educational. Great for kids and family. Park has picnic areas also. Good for sightseeing for out-of-towners.

Thank H B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting had a lovely time enjoyed the exhibits and toured the farm house Tour leaders were excellent also enjoyed the exhibits Dog course was amazing

Thank thomassC3119IP
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I cam here in the spring with my family and friends to see all the baby animals. It was really fun and everyone enjoyed themselves because afterwards, they would just run and play football in the fields. Definitely recommend coming here with young children so...More

Thank SaraiM456
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We used to bring our kids there when they were little. Seeing that Frying Pan Farm Park is still thriving makes me happy. Have great memories going in the past.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

So many activities here: farm animals, wagon rides, playground, carousel, classes held here, concerts, horse facility, country store. Have been here many times for many different reasons. They also have a new building off to the side which has indoor rental space or concerts and...More

1  Thank cindy r
Reviewed July 19, 2017

The park includes hiking trails in the woods but the small collection of barnyard animals is the primary attraction. It is free with a few fee bearing extras like a carousel and hayride. It is also dog friendly.

Thank pkg12200
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this restaurant good menu and food choices good service restaurant was busy had to wait

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We bring our kids to this farm whenever we visit with our Herndon relatives because the whole family enjoys walking around and seeing the farm animals up close. The property is just big enough that you can walk and see everything without feeling exhausted afterwards,...More

Thank FlyDog33
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a very good example of the dairy farms which once surrounded Herndon, Virginia And vicinity. The grounds are well taken care of and the park management and crew are very friendly and informative.

Thank Dave L
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July 6, 2017|
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Response from bonniebutler | Property representative |
A nearby stream is still called Frying Pan; the small area around it took on the name as well. The origin of the name of the stream is unknown, although it may relate to the copper mining that went on in the area.