Alpaca Farms Near Jersey City

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Alpaca Farms Near Jersey City

Are you tired of reliving the same weekend, like Phil in the movie, Groundhog Day? If so, you and your family might be in need of a trip to an alpaca farm.

If you are searching for a new, fun activity that can truly inspire your entire family, consider visiting an alpaca farm. These adorable, furry creatures are sure to provide your kids (and you!) with many hours of entertainment and joy.

There is no doubt that Jersey City (and our surrounding area) provides us with many options for outdoor activity – from biking, to hiking, to visiting parks and more. However, it certainly wouldn’t hurt to leave town for the day to explore other unique activities that New Jersey has to offer.

Many alpaca farms near Jersey City offer demonstrations on how to care for animals, bond with them, and experience farm life. So what are you waiting for? Lace up your shoes and get ready to enjoy an overabundance of cuteness!

(Note: We highly recommend calling these farms before visiting to make sure they are open, as daily schedules may vary)

44 Willow Avenue, Peapack 
Bluebird alpaca farm near Jersey City

Bluebird Farm Alpacas sits among the rolling Somerset Hills in Peapack, New Jersey. Their animals enjoy a bucolic 15-acre farm that snugs up against 175+ acres of adjacent farmlands. The hayfields blowing in the wind, along with the sight of the alpacas, are a must-see.

You can visit Bluebird Farm Alpacas to meet, interact with, photograph, or even adopt one of these cuddly creatures. Visit Bluebird Farms Alpacas’ website to make a reservation for farm tours, alpaca walking, and more. Reservations are now open.

Jersey Shore Alpacas

521 South Route 47, Cape May

Jersey Shore Alpaca New Jersey

Jersey Shore Alpacas is a farm located in Green Creek, a small town near historic Cape May, NJ and is situated about 2 hours away from Jersey City.

The farm is owned and operated by Jim and Tish Carpinelli. The Carpinellis take pride in ensuring that their alpacas are cared for with the utmost attention to their health and happiness.

It’s important to note that this farm’s visiting options are by appointment only, in an effort to control the number of people on the farm. Unfortunately, they are not able to accommodate drop-ins. They are also closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Private Mingling Tours & Fence Line Feeding Tour reservations can be made on the Jersey Shore Alpacas website.

Windy Farm Alpacas

61 White Pine Road, Chesterfield

Windy Farm Alpacas near Jersey City

Windy Farm Alpacas is a small farm conveniently located just 3 miles off the NJ Turnpike (Exit 7) in historic Chesterfield Township. Not only does the farm offer pasture visits and private farm tours, visitors are also able to purchase a variety of alpaca products – from socks, to hats, to gloves.. and even actual alpacas!

According to their website, private farm tours at Windy Farm Alpacas are offered daily by appointment, as weather and time permit.

To make reservations and to learn more about the farm & its offerings, check out the Windy Farm Alpacas website. 

Humor Me Farm

128 Anthony Rd. Glen Gardner, NJ

Humor Me Farm is a small family farm located in Glen Gardner, NJ. Not only does this farm raise alpacas, but it is also raises chickens, ducks and Angora rabbits.

The farm currently offers farm tours on an appointment-only basis; according to their website, guests looking to take a farm tour at Humor Me Farm should be prepared to immerse themselves in every day farm work – from skirting and washing fleece, carding, finishing yarn, and weaving, to feeding the livestock, tending various structures, and helping in the gardens.

To book a tour at Humor Me Farm, visit the farm’s Facebook page. 

Out Of Sight Alpacas

416 Wells Mills Rd, Waretown, NJ

Alpaca Breeder | Out Of Sight Alpacas | United States

Out of Sight Alpacas is a family-run alpaca farm located about an hour away from downtown Jersey City. The owners of this farm first purchased just eight alpacas back in 2010. These days, however, the farm boasts a beautiful herd of approximately 30 Huacaya alpacas.

This farm currently offers farm tours (which are suited for those of all ages) and alpaca hikes. Farm tours are said to be very educational and interactive; those who take part in a farm tour will be able to meet and touch alpacas and more throughout the 45 minute tour.

Alpaca hikes are guided, 1-hour hikes that are typically offered 1-2x a week. Those participating in an alpaca hike must be at least 10 years old.

Reservations are required to participate in farm tours and alpaca hikes at Out of Sight Alpacas. Visit the farm’s website to book your reservation and to learn more about the farm & these activities.

Stone Mountain Farms

149 Old Beaver Run Rd, Lafayette, NJ

Stone Mountain Farms is situated right in the middle of Sussex County. This region is located in the Northernmost part of New Jersey, an area that boasts beautiful rolling hills and green pastures.

You can visit this 22-acre farm to learn about alpacas and alpaca products, goats, chickens, hops, bees, cider apples (and other fruit), and more.

To learn more about the Stone Mountain Farms, visit their website here. 

Edel Haus Alpaca Farm (Temporarily Closed)

2660 Allaire Road, Wall Township

Edel Haus Alpaca Farm Jersey City

(Please Note: the Edel Haus Farm is closed until further notice, as the property has been sold to new owners. The farm is expected to reopen in Fall 2024.) 

Edel Haus Farm provides a place for people to come and find peace with the animals and take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Open from 11 am to 4 pm every Saturday year-round, they invite all public members to visit, spend time with their friendly herd of alpacas, and enjoy their beautiful 14 acres of land. They are located just two miles from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in Monmouth County.

You can schedule a visit to meet and feed the alpacas ahead of time by calling 732-890-1024.

Cedar Lane Alpacas (Temporarily Closed)

67 Victory Road, Howell, NJ

Cedar Lane Alpacas New Jersey

(Please Note: Cedar Lane Alpacas is only open to the public on certain dates in October, November, and part of December.) 

In 2005, Cedar Lane Alpacas was born. During their open season, the farm offers open farm days, as well as farm tours.

For more information about Cedar Lane Alpacas and making a reservation to visit the farm, visit their website. 

Emelise Alpacas (Temporarily Closed)

73 MacKenzie Road, Hampton, NJ

(Please Note: Emelise Alpacas is temporarily closed but is expected to reopen for tours sometime during Spring 2024.) 

Emelise Alpacas, a farm located just about an hour away from downtown Jersey City, first began in 1993. The Emelise Alpacas herd began with two male and two female alpacas in 2002. Over two decades later, the farm has grown to be the home of, give or take, 35 alpacas.

During the farm’s open season, Emelise Alpacas offers educational group tours; these can be arranged on the farm’s website. 

Visiting an alpaca farm might just become your child’s new favorite activity. For more information about Alpaca Farms near Jersey City – or for more ideas about other fun things to do in our area this spring, visit

Updated April 12th, 2024

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