Cracker Box Palace at Historic Alasa Farms | Kids Out and About Rochester

Cracker Box Palace at Historic Alasa Farms

6450 Shaker Road
Alton , NY , 14413
Phone: (315) 483-2493
43° 13' 58.0548" N, 76° 58' 21.0036" W
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Sara Buys
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A unique destination for nature lovers, history enthusiasts and especially kids who love our farm animals. We are the county's only shelter for farm animals in need of sanctuary but have a lot more to offer: historic buildings dating back to the Shakers, trails for hiking and riding and events for the community.

Cracker Box Palace at Historic Alasa Farms is a unique destination that has something for everyone.  We are most proud of the role we play as the county's shelter for large and farm animals, many of whom have been brought back to health having suffered from neglect and cruelty.  Horses, cows, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, geese, rabbits and a couple of farm cats to keep things in line.  Kids of all ages love to visit and our animals love visitors.


But we offer a lot more on our 640 acres.  If you are a hiker, rider, birder or just a forest bather looking for the healing power or nature we have miles of trails through forest and fields, and down to Second Creek as it enters Sodus Bay.   Our farm "village" has a long history dating back to the Shakers and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  We have several hundred acres under cultivation in fruit and vegetables.  

We welcome visitors and hope to see you soon!



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