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Heritage Park Zoo

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Address: 1403 Heritage Park Road, Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone Number: +1 928-778-4242
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuaryis a non-profit wildlife sanctuary...
Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuaryis a non-profit wildlife sanctuary, dedicated to the conservation and protection of native and exotic animals. Located in scenic Prescott, Arizona, the sanctuary provides a source of recreation, education and entertainment for all ages. With the mission of "Conservation through Education," Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary provides a unique and up-close experience with animals visitors may see nowhere else. Animals at Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary all have a story and lesson to teach.
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Great little zoo!

To be more precise this is actually an animal sanctuary where they take in animals looking for a good home. So no - you won't find the same variety of animals you'd find at large... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Montrose, Colorado
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92 reviews 92 reviews
33 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The first thing I want to say is this little zoo passionately loves their animals and the people who visit. The docents are wonderful. And for a city the size of Prescott to have a zoo is pretty remarkable. I'm sure the tenants are rescued and not able to live independently any more and that is why they are there... More 

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Chicago, IL
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We went during the middle of the day and many of the animals were in their dens, however towards the end of our visit they were feeding the bears, which was pretty interesting with the narration of how they get him to eat his vitamins. Also just watching the safety precautions the staff went through to get the bear fed... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews 74 reviews
7 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

To be more precise this is actually an animal sanctuary where they take in animals looking for a good home. So no - you won't find the same variety of animals you'd find at large city zoos, nor should you expect to. What you will find is 50+ species of animals being very well cared for and super friendly staff... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is a non-profit animal sanctuary that rescues mostly orphaned animals and provides them with a forever home. It only cost $8/adult. It was a beautiful day for a walk, and we were there in time for the Bengal tiger, Cassie's feeding. Educational and enjoyable. The staff was friendly and ready to explain everything.

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detroit
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

we visit prescott about once or twice a year and we always stop by the zoo! our 20 month old and 5 year old love it! I love it when they take the animals for walks around the zoo.

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Heather B, Public Relations Manager at Heritage Park Zoo, responded to this review

Missromainia2, We are so glad that you have made Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary a family tradition! More 

Reisterstown
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This intimate park is a real asset to the Prescott community, and well worth adding to the itinerary of anyone visiting town. The whole zoo and its diverse inhabitants can be seen in a leisurely stroll, making it perfect for families with children of all ages. I don't know another place where my 2 yr. old son could get so... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

i'm from St. Louis where we have one of the best FREE zoo's one can visit. It covers acres and has it all, any animal you can think of to reptiles, birds, sting ray cove to sea lion shows. WIth place to eat and get a drink. So this one was a little disappointing for me.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This zoo is a nice place to stop for families and kids. This is a zoo that take animals that can not survive in the wild or would be otherwise euthanized. There is a small park just off to the right as you enter as well as a picnic area. They have reptiles, birds, a tiger, a bear, petting area,... More 

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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Full disclosure...I was a Docent there for a couple of years, years ago. I go back, when I can, just to see how things are going, like this visit. And a lot has continued to happen. It's small, and you will be closer to most of the animals, safely, than you will be at a big zoo. Since Heritage Park... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews 105 reviews
21 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A very interesting place (although a bit tough to find). It's not so much a zoo as an animal reclamation center. They have a number of very interesting animals and they tell you what happened to them and how they got to the rehabilitation facility. Make sure to be there at 2 PM so you can see Sasha the bear... More 

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