Cache Valley’s Spring

Baby Animal Days

April 1-3

AND April 7-10

10 am – 5 pm

*Last tickets sold at 4:30pm 

 $9 Per Guest

Ages 2 and under FREE


Spring is around the corner and that means time to celebrate Baby Animal Days at American West Heritage Center. This event, which welcomes the coming of spring and the arrival of adorable baby animals, is welcoming more animals, more days, and more space for more family fun!  Visitors can pet baby lambs, goats, ducks, chicks, piglets, and calves.  There will also be demonstrations, pony and train rides, food vendors and MORE.  All of our living history sites will be open too! 

Daily admission is limited, so buy your tickets online starting February 1st!  

Guests are required to wear face masks while visiting.  

Limited tickets will be available at the door, but advanced ticket reservations are encouraged. 


    • Have fun, and enjoy this unique experience!
    • Masks are required for all who attend.
    • Social distancing between households will be required during your visit.
    • If you have any symptoms of CO-VID 19, the cold or flu you may not visit .
    • Hand sanitizing will be required before and after visiting each animal station. Hand sanitizer will be provided by the AWHC.


    Optional items to bring to enhance your Baby Animal Days experience:


    • Binoculars to get a closer view of the bison! 
    • Umbrellas are encouraged for shade and weather.
    • Food will be available or you are allowed to bring your own.
    • Strollers and pull behind wagons welcome. 
    • Sunscreen for those sunny spring days!


    1. BUY TICKETS ONLINE: To keep everyone safe and lines short all tickets must be purchased online beforehand. Admission is $9 per guest. 

    2. ARRIVE & CHECK IN AT YOUR ASSIGNED TIME: Arrive with the members of your household, follow signs & check in by showing your confirmation email with your QR code.

    3. SEE THE BABIES AND HAVE FUN: Follow our Baby Animals Day map.



    Q: Will you be selling food?

    A: Yes! At the end of the tour we will have concessions available which will include snacks, drinks and our famous kettle corn! Iron Gate Catering will also be here selling food, drinks & desserts! Picnic tables will be available. 

    Q: Can we bring our own food and/or drink?

    A: Yes, food and drink will be allowed at the end of the tour.

    Q: Can I purchase admission at the American West Heritage Center or pay with cash?

    A: We encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance online to reserve your time slot.

    Q: Can I get a discount on my ticket purchase by bringing in a can of food for the Food Pantry?

    A: We will be collecting food for the Food Pantry, but unfortunately we cannot offer discounts on your tickets this year.

    Q:  I purchased a membership to the American West Heritage Center, is this an event that is covered under our membership?

    A: Yes, if you have purchased or would like to purchase a membership, you will be admitted for free. For membership information please call 435-245-6050. ​

    Q: Can I pet the animals?

    A: Yes, under USDA guidelines many of our animals will be available for the hands-on experience. Please be sure to sanitize your hands before and after handling any animals- sanitization stations will be provided.

    Q: Will we be able to ride the train and ponies?

    A: Yes!  This year we are happy to announce that we will be running our train and pony rides as in previous years.  Face coverings will be required and sanitizing stations will be available before and after your ride.

    Q: Is there a limit to how many people can be in my household?

    A: Per government regulation, groups are limited to 20 people or less. 

    Q: Will restrooms be available?

    A: Both restroom and porta-potty facilities will be available. 

     Q: Will the gift shop be open?

    A: Yes, you are welcome to come to the gift shop. Please follow social distancing guidelines.

    Q: What if I have a question that isn’t answered by visiting

    A: You may call us at 435-245-6050 to visit with a representative of the AWHC during business hours.

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