Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo

Come Be A Part Of Our Family

When we moved our family to Canon City in 2018, we had no idea that a year later we would be running a petting zoo out of our backyard. We started adding animals to our space and inviting friends, family and neighbors over to watch them play. When we saw the happiness, joy and giggles our animals brought others, we knew we had to expand these good feelings to the rest of the community. 

Our goal is to provide people with a better understanding of the animals with hands on animal education and knowledge on how to better care for animals. But most of all, we want Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo to be a place where you can relax and soak in all the love that our animals truly love to receive and give. 

Curious about what kind of animals you can interact with on your visit? Check out our animals to see just a few of the furry friends we have here at Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo.

In our 3 years in this wonderful town, we have gone from owning no animals to having our own Ol' MacDonald farm on our property. And we consider each of our animals to be part of our family. But by visiting our farm, engaging with our animals and choosing to spend your time here, that makes you part of our family, too.

We hope you leave here with a little more knowledge about animals than you came in with. We hope you take with you the refreshed and happy feelings from spending time making memories with our animals.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide and promote a place of peace, love and care for the human-animal bond, through education and interaction. 

A Day At The Petting Zoo

Meet Our Furry Friends

All of our animals love to be pet, scratched and loved on by our visitors to the farm. We are proud to have over 100 animals at our petting zoo for your family to enjoy. All of our animals are taken care of and loved every day. We have wallabies, chickens, goats, alpacas, rabbits, donkeys, ponies, ducks, pigs and more. During your time here, feel free to pet, scratch and love on all of the animals who call this farm home.

Animals can provide great comfort and relaxation, so we hope your soul feels refreshed after visiting Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo in Cañon City, Colorado.

In addition to a petting zoo with hundreds of animals, Shepperly Farm is also happy to host your child's birthday party. We have a party room with vintage, coin-operated arcade games, concessions, additional yard games and more. You provide the cake and snacks- we provide the fun! Spend your party time petting animals and enjoying the outdoors and then close it out with some good, old-fashioned arcade fun.


Perfect family owned farm that is fun for everyone. Lots of animals to love on and take pictures of. So glad we got to visit and would definitely go again.

Sarah P Cañon City, Colorado

I absolutely love this place! Everyone is so friendly and knowledgeable! The animals are all so sweet and well loved. I love that the kids can volunteer here for community service !! Definitely will be back!

Sam K Cañon City, Colorado

Lots of different animals to see and they all are so sweet. Great for little ones. My daughter had an amazing time, especially with the wallabies! The owner is very friendly and knowledgeable. You can tell they really love all their animals. Will be back soon, thank you for the amazing time!

Deanna W Cañon City, Colorado

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