Give your teen the opportunity to act like a kid again – feed baby goats, hike some trails, learn about how milk goes from cow to store shelves and see what a prairie town might have looked in the mid-1800’s.
Before Your Visit:
- Don't forget a water bottle and some snacks for your visit.
- If you want to avoid the crowds of younger kids, visit in the late afternoon or evening.
- Need some volunteer hours? The Farmstead has opportunities for teens to volunteer during special events and during daily operations.
Explore Deanna Rose:
- NEW THIS YEAR: The Educational Pavilion (located near the General Store) will host FREE public programs at 11am, 1pm & 3 pm daily. Programs will highlight turn-of-the-century farmlife and be interactive for kids.
- Bottle-feed the baby goats ($).
- Go mining for gem stones ($).
- Tour the Dairy Barn to see calves, watch a movie about milk and quiz yourself at the video stations.
- Visit your favorite farm animal (piglets, bunnies, goats, horses, chickens, turkeys, etc.).
- Hike the nature trails.
- Explore the Kanza Indian Encampment and Schoolhouse.
- Visit the prairie dog exhibit – these guys are cute and crazy diggers!
- If the waterfall is running, cool off your feet a while.
- Take a wagon ride ($).
Looking for other places to explore history or native animals? Try these:
- Native Hoofed Animal Enclosure
- Mahaffie Stagecoach & Farm
View Deanna Rose Farmstead, 13800 Switzer Rd., Overland Park, KS 66221 in a larger map