Purina Farms

200 Checkerboard Dr.
Gray Summit, MO 63039- Map It
(314) 982-3232

AAA Editor Notes

Purina Farms is at 200 Checkerboard Dr. The complex offers a variety of educational displays along with a hands-on experience with pets and farm animals, and agility and obedience shows in the Incredible Dog Arena. Young visitors can romp in the hayloft, learn how many people equal the weight of one hog and attend a multimedia presentation about man's relationships with domestic animals. The Purina Event Center hosts major dog and cat shows.
Visitor center admission free. Advance reservations are strongly recommended for shows and activities. Parking: A small fee may be charged for special events.
Hours: Visitor center open Tues.-Sun. 9:30-3:30, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Wed.-Sun. 9:30-3:30, mid-Mar. through day before Memorial Day and day after Labor Day to mid-Nov. During days of operation, wagon rides are available 11-2; cow-milking demonstrations are given at 10:30 and 12:30. Canine performances take place daily at 11, 1 and 3, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Sat.-Sun. at 11 and 1, mid-Mar. through day before Memorial Day and day after Labor Day to mid-Nov. Closed major holidays.