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Heritage Park Zoo

1403 Heritage Park Road, Prescott, AZ 86301
520 778-4242
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Ranked #9 of 18 Attractions in Prescott
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Dewey, Az
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

What a great place to stroll around to visit the animals in a relaxed, uncrowded setting. This zoo is really an animal sanctuary where injured or formerly privately owned wild beasts are cared for. Though the pathways can be a little uneven, with a little attention as you are waling through, this should not be an issue. Visitors can enjoy... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great little hidden sanctuary. Not big like your local zoo's, but this is more for animals that can't be returned to the wild. We went when Santa visited to bring presents for the animals and because of that there were zoo keepers that went along with to explain the stories behind some of the animals. The mountain lion who was... More 

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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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12 reviews 12 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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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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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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38 reviews 38 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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