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Heritage Park Zoo

1403 Heritage Park Road, Prescott, AZ 86301
520 778-4242
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Ranked #11 of 28 Attractions in Prescott
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Prescott, Arizona
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

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
27 helpful votes 27 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I study veterinary medicine so I am always eager to visit any animals.. this place is hands down one of the best places to go to. We went today, and hour before they closed and still had time to check everything out. A few of the animals were sleeping, probably because we arrived so late but it's okay. The animals... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I study animal behaviour and welfare so I can tell these animals are very well looked after! I was very pleased to see all the enrichment provided - the mountain lion was playing with her toy when we visited! Lovely staff. Small but it's a good day out.

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

my grandsons liked this small zoo in Heritage park. Bonus: go to park after the visit to the small zoo. many rescued animals and several nice displays.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I love animals and love to visit zoo's. This zoo was very neat but small. I felt very sad for some of the very small enclosures the birds were kept in. It was a lazy cloudy day so most of the animals were in their homes sleeping so made viewing or taking pictures of them very difficult. I did like... More

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Phoenix Arizona
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is such a lovely zoo and can be done in an hour or half a day. There is a playground for kids and tables to sit at so you can take breaks. Heritage Park Zoo is a sanctuary zoo which means they take in orphaned animals, some animals from closing zoos, or wild animals which were kept as "pets".... More

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