Leesburg Animal Park | Kids Out and About DMV

Leesburg Animal Park

19246 James Monroe Highway
Leesburg , VA , 20175
Phone: (703)433-0002
39° 5' 2.9796" N, 77° 35' 35.2356" W
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The Leesburg Animal Park is a exciting way to have fun with the whole family! We have pony rides, wagon rides, barnyard babies, lemurs and much more on 21 acres of fun. Stop by our pond and feed the fish, or hand-feed our rainbow lory parrots! We welcome birthday parties and other group celebrations! Let us bring the animals to your event with our Zoo-to-You and Learning Safari programs!

Leesburg Animal Park is officially reopening on Thursday, June 18th. Our team has been carefully assessing & planning the reopening of our park since Governor Northam announced the beginning of Phase One the month, and will be following the guidelines provided by our state and local governments (specifically those for outdoor entertainment and public amusement sector). 

Following our reopening on Thursday, June 18th, the park will be open Wednesday-Sunday from 10am-5pm and closed Monday & Tuesday.
Covid-19 Safety
  • No one with a fever or symptoms of Covid-19, or known exposure to a Covid-19 case in the last 14 days, is permitted in the park.
  • There with be signage at the entrance that states this and that provides public health reminders regarding physical distancing, gatherings, options for high risk individuals, and staying home if sick.
  • Masks must be worn by all guests age 10 and up inside the building and the barn, unless a medical condition prevents it.
  • Social distancing of 6 feet between guests is required and will be monitored and enforced in queue lines and throughout the park. 
  • Pony rides and camel rides will be available during Phase Two. Guests will be required to hand sanitize before their ride and saddles will be disinfected before each session. Parents will be required to load their child onto the pony or camel to limit contact with staff.
  • We will not be doing wagon rides, the indoor play structure and discovery room will be closed, feeding at the contact area will be over the fence only, no one can enter the contact area.
  • The building and barn will have capacity limitations that we will be monitoring and enforcing
  • Guests will enter through the outdoor admissions area and exit through the main building (or the parking lot gate next to the building if it’s busy).
Birthday Parties & Groups
Birthday parties are allowed to start booking! They must be 50 people or less. Parties will be held outside at the party tents only and must follow the parks covid-19 protocols. Their hostess will social distance, and they will have to follow the new pony ride protocols and they will not be able to touch the animal during the animal encounter. Groups can also book as long as they are 50 people or less and they follow Covid-19 protocols.
We are now booking for our Junior Zookeeper Summer Camp 2020. In response to COVID-19, we have updated our Camp Policies below to better protect campers, parents, and our staff.
Summer Camps
June camps are at capacity, but we are accepted campers for the following weeks:
  • July 13th-17th, ages 5-10, 9 am – 1 pm
  • July 20th-24th, ages 11-14, 9 am – 1 pm
  • August 3rd-7th, ages 5-10, 9 am – 1 pm
  • August 10th-14th, ages 11-14, 9 am – 1 pm

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Day Camp - Leesburg Animal Park

We’re excited to introduce a brand new day camp camp on Monday’s starting September 21st! This is a limited program; only 8 campers will be accepted per session, so register now!

Camp Dates/Times:
Our current offerings for day camp will be from 9:00am – 1:00pm on the following dates:

9/21: Conservation Day
9/28: Pollinator Day
10/5: Diversity Day
10/19: Rainforest Day
10/26: Reptile Day
11/2: Survival Strategies Day
11/9: Bird Day
11/16: Barnyard Day
11/23: Enrichment Day
11/30: Mammal Day
12/7 Sustainability Day
12/14: Training Day
12/21: Diet Day

$80 per child.

Please email booking@leesburganimalpark.com if there are questions about our refund/cancellation policy.

Camp Policies:
Campers must be ages 5-14. The child must have reached their 5th birthday by the day of camp.
Please pack a peanut-free snack and lunch each day. There are snacks and refreshments available for purchase in the gift shop.

To register, complete the Registration Form at the top of the page. Once your registration is received, we will send you an email confirmation.
Camp size is limited to 8 children, and will be cancelled if there are less than 5 children.
Please contact us at booking@leesburganimalpark.com if you have questions!

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