Ardenwood Historic Farm
Ardenwood Historic Farm
4.5
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Jaspreet K
Newark, CA48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Family
Excellent for walking and they could see farm animals such as: sheep, chickens, peacock,pig and cows. They could also pet
Written 14 April 2023
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io media
Newark, CA213 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Family
A wonderful preservation of an ancestral family farm of Patterson including: corn granary, animal free roaming and sheds, tractor barn, blacksmith shed and laundry shed. Also a white family house and gazebo with train station nearby. Beautiful blue peacocks on site among domesticated sheep and goats and rabbits with wild squirrels.
Written 9 February 2022
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Christie I
Fremont, CA13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Family
This is a working farm in the Fremont area. There is a small fee to enter on most days with a higher fee for days when the train runs, and also for special events. There is an historic Patterson House that has weekend tours for a fee.
We’ve spent years at Ardenwood with our youngest son, his friends and fellow homeschoolers. They offer many educational classes along with the spring arrival of the farm animals and toddler story time. My friend who returned to Germany asked if we could go here once again for the day because they missed it so much. I highly recommend this attraction, especially if you have children.
Written 11 February 2020
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gabrielino88
San Gabriel, CA9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
Nice outdoor venue, warm during the afternoon in July but as evening came it got a bit chilly and mosquitos started to attack.
Written 9 September 2019
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Kaitlyn K
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Family
My niece and nephew go to the summer camps here and love it so much they always want to have their birthdays here. It is very affordable with docents that are incredibly educated, friendly and helpful. They have taught us how to shear sheep, brew beer (without the kids) and milk a cow! If you have time and kids and want to get hands on with some animals, you cannot miss ardenwood. They also have a train that is open during the summer and is a huge hit with kids and kids-at-heart alike.
Written 3 September 2019
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Jose Lejin P J
Bengaluru, India1,847 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Solo
Good place to visit with family. It is is a working farm producing grain and vegetables. You will find many farm animals like sheep, goats, pigs, peacocks etc. Enjoyed the train ride in the farm. There is a snacks shop in the location. Good number of great events takes place here. There is a mansion in the farm, know as Patterson House. Ardenwood Historic Farm is managed by the East Bay Regional Park District. Parking space available.
Written 24 July 2019
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kmdukes
Fremont, CA11 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Friends
The best time to visit is around any holiday. They really go out of their way to have things for the kids.
Written 2 July 2019
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zakolkaFC
Pleasant Hill, CA62 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Family
The area is clean, nice, welcoming. There were kids activities. There is lots of shade and grounds to walk around.
Written 2 July 2019
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Venkat V
Fremont, CA10 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019
Free entry and parking (Except on special events), Train Ride is less than 2 mins , i think just a one time thing..You can pet see quiet a few farm animals Pigs, Goats, Hens, rabbits,If you really want to see peacocks up close roaming around this is the place, Get some pics for sure... small little place get in and out less than 2-3 hours.
You can take a tour of 150 years old Patterson home.Check Website

Special events are fun, have been to Halloween couple of times
Written 4 June 2019
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L L
Sunnyvale, CA7 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Family
Good for maybe children 5 and up. My 3 yo was bored and running all over. It may be that he doesn't have the attention span to look at any animal for any period of time. I wouldn't come back until he is older. On top of that, I had to pay a toll to get there. Not worth it!
Written 1 May 2019
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