Check out our fun Kiddie Rides at Southwick's Zoo in Mendon MA! Enjoy the Bear Affair, Rodeo, Frog Hopper, Live Pony Rides, and more!!NOTICE: The Fall Schedule for Rides will begin September 8


Spring & Fall Weekdays:  11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Weekends & Holidays*:  11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Summer (July & August) daily: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

All rides are weather permitting and are subject to change without notice.

*Southwick’s Zoo is open on ALL Holidays during the Zoo Season.


Tickets & Wristbands  can be purchased at the Ride Ticket Booth, Train Station, Skyfari, & Show Stopper.

SINGLE TICKET $2.75 each

*Children who are under 3 years of age and meet the height requirements for the kiddie rides must purchase tickets/wristband at the ride ticket booth ride the rides.


Great Savings for Families with multiple children!

4 Tickets
18 Tickets
(4 Tix = $2.50 ea, 18 Tix = $2.23 ea, 24 Tix = $2.09 ea)
Unlimited Mechanical Ride Wristband $15.00 pp

Didn’t purchase the Combo Ticket at the time of entrance? Don’t worry, you can
purchase a Wristband for the rides at any of our Ride Ticket Sales locations
for unlimited mechanical rides. The wristband is limited to one per person, per day
and must be worn at all times and visible to the operator in charge of the rides.


Mechanical Ride Pricing

Click HERE to see height requirements for each mechanical ride.

  • Kiddie Rides – 1 Ticket  (Cars, Rodeo, Rocket, Circle Bear, Carousel, Frog Hopper, & Jungle Boat)
  • Woodland Express (Tire Train) children 2 yrs & under are free – 2 Tickets or $5 per person at ride
  • SkyFari Sky Rides (cash & credit) ride is 15 min round trip – 2 Tickets or $5 per person at ride
    (Skyfari – Must be at least 42″ tall to ride & children must ride with a person 13 years and older)

Animal Ride Pricing

camel pony rides fixed

Elkhorn Livery Stable & Pony Rides at Southwick's Zoo in Mendon, MA

Pony Rides have moved next to the Elkhorn Mining Company!

  • PONY RIDES at the Elkhorn Livery Stable – 2 Tickets
    (closed weekdays Sept/Oct)
    Pony Ride Weight Limit 90lbs
  • CAMEL RIDES – 2 Tickets
    Camel Ride Weight Limit 180 lbs pp – Closes at 1:30 weekdays in Sept/Oct

Rides and shows may be canceled in the event of inclement weather and are subject to change.


Click HERE to see height requirements for each mechanical ride.

Height, age, size, & safety requirements must be followed for the safety of the rider and staff. Please obey all posted signs. All rides are at the discretion of the ride operator and ride operators reserve the right to refuse rides for the purpose of health and safety of the riders, animals, and staff. Minimum Height for most kiddie rides is 32 – 36″. Height requirements are posted at ride.

If you would like to print our 2014 Zoo Pricing sheet, Click here zoo info 2014