SPECIAL HOURS: The Visitor Center hours are 4:30p.m.-9:00p.m. on Oct 27 & 28 and 2:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. on Oct 29 for Haunted Hayloft. The Visitor Center will be closed during the day Oct 27-29.
Directions & Hours

500 William Danforth Way
Gray Summit, MO  63039

Lambert – Saint Louis International Airport (STL)

General directions from Lambert Airport to Purina Farms: 
70W > 270S > I-44W > MO-100N > MO-MMW

Located just 10 minutes west of Six Flags St. Louis on Highway 44. Take the Gray Summit exit #253 and head North on Highway 100 for 1/2 miles. Take a left and head West on MM for approx. one mile until you reach the Purina Farms entrance on the left-hand side of the road.


Reservations to come to the Visitor Center are strongly encouraged*, so we can stagger the arrival times of guests for a more enjoyable experience. It’s easy to make them.

Just call (314) 982-3232 or 888-688-PETS (7387)
Monday-Friday from 9:30AM – 3:30PM CST

Admission is FREE and parking is FREE unless when noted for special events.

*Certain special annual events including Springtime Village and Haunted Hayloft are RESERVATIONS ONLY. Walk-ups won't be accepted.

Contact Us

Mon-Fri between 9:30am – 3:30pm

[email protected]

If you're planning to stay in the Purina Farms area with your dogs, there are plenty of options nearby. For more information, see our list of hotels and campgrounds that allow dogs

There are also lots of dining choices in the immediate area, including restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops. Check out our list of area restaurants for more information. 


Visitor Center:
Open Tuesday – Sunday
Closed on Mondays
Closed on Tuesdays in the Spring & Fall

2017 Visitor Center Hours:

  • March 18 – May 28
    Open Wednesday – Sunday
    9:30am – 3:30pm
  • March 30 – Sept. 3
    Open Tuesday – Sunday
    9:30am – 3:30pm
  • Sept. 6 – Nov. 12
    Open Wednesday – Sunday
    9:30am – 3:30pm

Note: Haunted Hayloft runs Oct 20-22 and 27-29 and the hours are 4:30p.m.-9p.m. on Fridays/Saturdays and 2:30p.m.-7:30p.m. on Sundays. The Visitor Center will be closed during the day Oct 20-22 and Oct 27-29. Registrations required for Haunted Hayloft.

Check the daily schedule of activities for more information.

Note: Purina Farms will be closed on all major holidays, including the 4th of July, and on August 26, 2017 for a private event.

Purina Event Center:
Open year-round for shows and spectators. Check the event calendar for more information.

Are you planning to attend an event as a spectator? Download this helpful guide to help prepare you for your visit.