Barnyard Adventures & Family Fun!

Visitor Information

Lucky Ladd Farms strives to create a safe and enjoyable experience for all our guest as well as our animals, so we ask that you respect the following rules and regulations:

Lucky Ladd Farms reserves the right to refuse or revoke admission to anyone engaging in or appears to be engaging in inappropriate or offensive conduct, as determined by the Farm staff. The Farm is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items and is not required to issue refunds or exchanges for inclement weather.

Readmission Policy

Guests wishing to leave the farm and return the same day need to leave their admissions band on for re-entry.

Area Closings

Due to mechanical, health, weather or safety conditions, we may close certain areas or attractions. We will do everything we can to re-open as soon as safely possible.

Food

Guests are welcome to bring a packed lunch to enjoy at the picnic area located in front of the farm gates. Complimentary tables are provided on a first come first serve basis. This area may not be reserved for birthday parties and/or for extended periods of time. Grills are prohibited on our property. Glass containers are also not allowed.

Upon entering the farm, guests can bring in one unopened bottle drink per person. Other outside food, beverages and coolers are not allowed anywhere inside the Farm gates. We do offer a wide array of affordable food in our concession stands including: fresh salads, pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs, hand-dipped Blue Bell ice cream and more.

Guests with infants and/or those with special dietary needs may ask the cashier upon checking in for approval to bring in special foods.

Refunds

Lucky Ladd farms does not offer refunds for ticket purchases.

Rain

Lucky Ladd Farms is not a rain or shine venue. Safety of our guests, staff and animals is our primary consideration. If traveling a far distance and rain is in our forecast then you may want to consider rescheduling your visit. Inclement weather notifications and announcements of unexpected closings are posted on the wall of our Facebook page.

Lucky Ladd Farms, will generaly remain open during periods of light rain. However, operations are suspended if there is any threat of lightning or terrential downpours in the area.

During periods of inclement weather, some and/or all activities, attractions, rides and slides may be shut down temporarily for your safety. Rain checks will be issued only when Lucky Ladd Farms closes for the day. Absolutely NO REFUNDS will be issued. By paying admission you have agreed to this policy and NO EXCEPTIONS will be made.

Dress Code

Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times. We recommend only wearing closed-toe shoes and discourage sandals and flip-flops for your health and safety.

Guests with Disabilities

Please be aware walking paths are uneven and can be difficult to navigate. Motorized wheelchairs or chairs with larger wheels fair best on the terrain. Charging stations and rentals are currently not available. Please let our staff know if you need assistance.

NO Glass, Confetti, Silly String, Streamers, Whistles or Piñatas

The above items can be hazardous to animals. Please help keep the Farm beautiful by placing trash and recyclables in designated receptacles.

NO Smoking

The Farm is a smoke-free environment for the health of our guests, staff and animals. Visitors are required to extinguish all smoking materials before entering the Farm grounds.

NO Alcohol or Illegal Drugs

Guests appearing to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be asked to leave.

Photography

You are welcome to take your own photos and/or video for personal use only; but all commercial photography, including lifestyle and family session photography requires written permission from Lucky Ladd Farms at least seven days in advance, payment of a facility use fee and/or commercial release of up to 25 images for future promotional/educational uses. On occasion we will photograph or take video of visitors for educational or promotional purposes. Entry to the Farm grants full permission for the use of these images.

Pets

Dogs or other animals of any kind are prohibited on farm grounds with the exception of certified service dogs. Please be mindful of the danger of leaving pets in your vehicle while visiting our farm.

Do Not Damage Landscaping or Vegetation

Do not pick or damage any flowers, leaves, vegetables, natural vegetation or other plant materials. Do not walk-through, climb-on or otherwise damage landscaped areas, including stacked rock walls.

Stay on Mulched, Gravel or Public Pathways

Fencing, rocks, ropes and other barriers between you and the animals or non-public areas are there to protect you from harm. Please do not lift children over fences, let them play with rocks, or rest them on fencing or rails. Do not enter non-public areas.

Respect the Animals

Do not chase, ride, hit, flail your arms at, harass or tease the animals. Do not throw objects at the animals or into exhibits. Do not make loud sounds that might scare or spook the animals. Anyone found doing any of the above will be asked to leave the Farm.

Animal Feeding

All Farm animals are on a carefully structured diet. Introducing outside food can cause illness and even death to the animal. Approved animal feed is available for purchase from the Farm. Do not feed animals plastic bags or foreign objects. For good health and hygiene always properly wash your hands after feeding.

Use a flat hand when feeding the animals. Animals approved for hand-feeding include goats, sheep, ducks, llamas and alpacas. Do NOT feed horses, donkeys, pigs or rabbits from your hand as these animals will bite.

Handwashing and Sanitation

Animals and bugs may naturally carry diseases that can may you sick. These are known as zoonotic diseases. Some of the most common zoontic diseases to about include:

  • Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which you can get from a tick bite.
  • West Nile virus, which you can get from a mosquito bite.
  • Salmonella infection, which you can get after handling a baby chick, chicken, duck, turtle or snake.
  • E. coli infection, which you can catch if you touch areas in a petting zoo or animal exhibit where some of the animals are infected.

Thankfully, there are things you can do to protect yourself and your children from zoonotic diseases.

  • Always wash your hands for 20 seconds after being around animals.
    Handwashing stations can be found at the entrance/exitways of Lucky's Barnyard and at nearby restroom facilities. Additionally, hand-santizing stations can be located throughout the farm.
  • Protect yourself from bug bites by using repellent on skin not covered by clothes or shoes.
  • Check for ticks after you've been outdoors.

Legal & Liability Disclosures

Please review our the following legal and liability disclosures that apply to our farm.

Tennessee Agritourism Liability Act

WARNING. Under Tennessee law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a participant in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location or by this agritourism professional if such injury or death results from the inherent risks of the agritourism activity. Inherent risks of Agritourism activities include among others, risks of injury inherent to lands, equipment, and animals, as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death. You are assuming the risk of participating in this agritourism activity.

Tennessee Equine Activity Act

WARNING. Under Tennessee law, an equine professional is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities, pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, title 44, chapter 20.

Tennessee Bovine Liability Act

WARNING. Under Tennessee law, a bovine owner is not liable for any injury, loss, damage, or death of a person resulting from the inherent risks of bovine activities, pursuant to Tennessee code Annotated, Title 44, Chapter 21.

USDA Licensure

As required by the United States Department of Agriculture, Marketing and Regulatory Programs, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for Animal Care, under the Animal Welfare Act - Lucky Ladd Farms is a licensed and inspected facility as a Class C Exhibitor. License #63-C-0198

Thank you for your cooperation and we hope you enjoy your visit to Lucky Ladd Farms. For comments and questions, please call (615) 274-3786 or email farmerladd@luckyladdfarms.com