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Heritage Park Zoo

1403 Heritage Park Road, Prescott, AZ 86301
520 778-4242
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Ranked #8 of 18 Attractions in Prescott
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sedona, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

never crowded, rescued animals, you can get pretty close and have the experience to yourself, picnic and water-cool down area

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Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was a total surprise as I did not know what to expect. I am not usually a fan of zoos. Too overwhelming. This 'rescue' zoo is very small-but well set out and what struck me is that the zoo keepers really have an attachment to the animals they care for. The staff were very knowledgeable and kind. My 4... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

You cannot expect this to compare to the likes of the San Diego Zoo or Brookfield zoo. But what you will find is a great place to bring the kids and learn something while you're there. This is a small zoo in a small town. It is based more on animal rescue and education than an actual zoo. There are... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Four stars instead of five because there is only one bathroom in the whole park. LOTS of great animals to see! Well taken care of too! Park for kids. no water fountains though and the machine cost $2 for a bottle water.

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Prescott, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a small zoo and it has nothing on San Diego (for example), but we love it! You get such personal interactions with the animals. It is a wonderful place to go for a few hours to explore. Check Groupon - there are often deals!

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Prescott, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

For a small zoo, this is a great cross section of animals to see. Our favorite was Cassie the Tiger. She is fed at 11 a.m. and it is a must to see her in all her 325 lbs. Magnificent. There are also 2 bears to see. We loved this place.

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Prescott, Arizona
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I visited this zoo today and I was shocked at the smell, and the small cages these beautiful animals are in. A huge beautiful Bald Eagle in a cage so small he can do nothing but sit on a limb. A tiger in a very small pen, a black bear COVERED in flies. So pathetic and so depressing. I left... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

For a small zoo hidden on the outskirts of town, Heritage Park Zoo (recently renamed Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary has an impressive number of animals. The zoo is a sanctuary for "non-releasable wildlife", which in and of itself is reason enough for a visit. You should check their website before visiting as they have a number of interesting special events... More

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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We saw all of the great reviews on here and thought that this might be a nice, inexpensive day trip to cooler weather from our home in Phoenix. Wrong. This place was depressing. The enclosures are terribly small, chain link pens. For example, the eagles are in small pens no larger than 10x10 with signs that proclaim they can how... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Great, fun little place for the whole family. Great pricing, great staff and very informative. My son and nice had an amazing time.

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