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Animal Ark

Address: 1265 Deerlodge Road, Reno, NV 89508
Phone Number: 775-970-3111
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Ranked #2 of 45 Attractions in Reno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Modesto, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

A fantastic place that has a true heart for wild animal rescue. We adopted two animals and continue to support their efforts.

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Reno, Nevada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Animal Ark is north of Reno. The founders of Animal Ark has build a first class sanctuary for animals that are either endangered or cannot be returned to the wild. It is very educational and interesting. The setting is beautiful. They have a "cheetah run" several times a year that I would still like to see. It is a... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Its a nice place to go and see wild animals. It's not like a zoo in a big city but still worth checking out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The animal arch is pretty cool.I brought my family and they loved it. the animals are very cool. we all enjoyed it very much.

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Reno, Nevada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It IS a longish drive and some on dirt road but the journey is worth it. We went for my Grandson's 4th Birthday, all first time visitors a bit unsure what to expect. It is quite a complex, besides the animals, there is a playground with shaded picnic areas and demonstrations on solar and wind power. The animals were somewhat... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Not very far from downtown Reno and probably the only facility in local neighborhood. We visited on a Harvest Festival day (Oct 18th) and the animals were given their favorite treats hidden in pumpkins. Was great to see them open their gifts and enjoy the food :) A gift shop and slides for children are also good plus

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Stockton, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
30 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is an animal sanctuary northwest of downtown Reno off of Highway 395. The staff there is extremely well versed and friendly and dedicated to the well being of the animals. This is not a zoo, but an animal sanctuary where many of the inhabitants will live out their lives as they cannot survive in the wild. If you care... More 

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Lake Almanor Peninsula, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We really enjoyed our day. It was wonderful to see all the animals. I would recommended anyone to got there. If you can see the cheetah's run.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is not a zoo but a sanctuary for animals with nowhere else to go. Situated on a hillside the layout is spacious with good views in addition to seeing some animals actual zoos rarely have. personal favorite were the cheetahs who were active. Best to come at opening time before heat gets to animals and you. Many smiles and... More 

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daly city, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Be sure to plan your visit at this place when they feed the bears. You get to see up close what and how the bear eats it's food. Besides the bears, there are many animals and birds that are in well kept cages and pens. This is a self guided animal farm and it's worth the price of admission which... More 

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