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School Tours

Our farm, nestled at the bottom of the picturesque Tehachapi mountains.

Our farm, nestled at the bottom of the picturesque Tehachapi mountains.

Murray Family Farms offers a unique experience as one of the leading locations for educational and agricultural field trips in Kern County and beyond. Children of all ages are RIPE to enjoy an outdoor learning environment filled with fun, information, and new discoveries. Learn about the life cycle of a butterfly in our beautiful butterfly house or the everyday life of an ant in the Animal Garden, a playground/petting zoo that merges fun with learning in the best ways. The right food choices and the love of outdoor activities are the foundation for healthy living. Our educational hayride will foster a love of the outdoors, and teach students how to pick fruit that’s healthy AND delicious! All tour groups receive their own personal farm docent as well as a chance to pick right from our fields as a gift to take home for all paid admissions! For a complete list of our activities and availability please visit our FARM FUN page. School tours also receive educational discounts. Minimum tour size is 20 persons. If you wish to have lunch in our picnic area, you can reserve a spot at no extra charge. Please call Kristen Lawson to reserve at (661)-330-0100, or RESERVE ONLINE!

*** Reserving online does not book your tour, someone will be in contact with you within 24 hours to confirm your reservation.***  

 

School Tour Prices

Fun on the Farm   (Spring Tour)

  • $8.00 per person (K-12 students and parents)
  • $6.00 for toddlers (Ages 1-4)
  • For every ten (10) students on the tour, you receive one (1) free teacher admission
  • Includes hay ride, u-pick, bounce pillow, and animal garden as time permits.
  • Duration: 1.5 hours

Fall Family Fun Fest   (Fall Tour)

  • $8.00 per person (K-12 students and parents)
  • $6.00 for toddlers (Ages 1-4)
  • For every ten (10) students on the tour, you receive one (1) free teacher admission
  • Includes: Corn maze, hay ride, u-pick pumpkin, bounce pillow, and animal garden as time permits.
  • Duration: 1.5 hours

MG_8926Enjoy a day in the country by visiting our farm located at the main crossroads of Central California. Discover the secret to our garden-fresh flavors. Relax to the panoramic view with a backdrop of the Southern Sierra and Tehachapi mountain ranges overlooking the great San Joaquin Valley. It couldn’t be more scenic.

Memorable Learning Experiences

Presently, all school tours begin at our “Big Red Barn” Farm Direct Market, located approximately 18 miles east of Bakersfield on Highway 58 at the General Beale Road exit. You’ll enjoy easy parking and turn around for buses, RVs and trucks.