The Gentle Barn, Santa Clarita

#4 of 10 in Things to do in Santa Clarita
The Gentle Barn Foundation is home to 170 animals rescued from abuse.

The Gentle Barn is host to abused children, kids recovering from substance abuse, kids on probation, foster kids, and children and adults with mental, emotional, and physical challenges.

Through the interaction with animals, the kids learn forgiveness, courage, strength, leadership skills, trust, empathy, and kindness. The healing that takes place when the kids get together with the animals is miraculous.
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  • Went there for their Thanksgiving to celebrate living. I love having been a long time supporter snd so very thrilled to finally visit with them. To visit with & meet many Friends both Animal & Human. ...  more »
  • I enjoyed visiting The Gentle Barn, hugging a turkey or grooming a cow is not something I get to do very often. The animals all have had abuse or neglect from previous owners or were used as performer...  more »
  • If you haven't yet been to gentle barn cancel your Sunday plans and get your tickets. This rescue and education organization really does great work on the farm and truly cares for both their animals as well as animals across the globe. It is a magical experience to be so close to these animals that we are so far removed from in our day to day lives. Go and hug a cow, you won't regret it.
  • Great place for kids and adults. Good date spot and good place to find healing in nature. Lovely staff and services that provide great education and learning experience. We recommend this outing for just about anyone

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