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Animal Ark

1265 Deerlodge Road, Reno, NV 89508
775-970-3111
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Ranked #3 of 70 Attractions in Reno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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daly city, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

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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Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We arrived in the morning just in time to watch the 10:30 bear feeding, which I highly recommend if at all possible. The animals are fairly active when it is cool, but they obviously head for cooler areas as the temperatures rise. At each enclosure, is the name given to the critter, as well as the reason for being rescued.... More

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Olympia, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Animals are well fed and very content. The ark is about saving lives and not just keeping animals. Jessica helped us with a cart when my COPD got in the way of going uphill on the trails. Great prices in gift shop.

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Pendleton, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This place is an asset to Reno, saving lives of various animals. The animals look like they are kept in clean "homes" and are fed well. I would recommend this for any age group...it's a good learning opportunity.

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MIAMI
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803 reviews 803 reviews
259 attraction reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It is in the high desert, altitude 6000 feet (Reno is 4500'), about 30 minutes from downtown Sparks. It is a wildlife sanctuary that shelters animals who would not be able to survive in the wild. We saw jaguars, cheetahs, mountain lions, bobcats, badgers,wolf, foxes, Canada lynx, various types of owls, hawks, and bears. The best part was the bear... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Wonderful family atmosphere - great staff - easy walking trails or get a golf cart! Quaint store with lots of great gift & souvenir ideas - books, toys, earrings, ice cream, etc. Get there early, like opening - it's not as hot & animals are more active. Check out the bear feeding (Eli, aka LG,) & his tether ball play... More

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Susanville, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Love this place. Definitely worth checking out. Bring a picnic lunch for sure. Worth a visit, visit their website for more information.

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Sun Valley, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Large, natural areas for the critters. The bird area is especially nice as these are injured birds and well taken care of. The employees are knowledgeable and give excellent presentations. The running of the cheetahs is super.

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lake Tahoe
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Although it is remote, and not very big, located north of Reno it is worth a visit. The zoo is supported for the most part by private donations. On a hot day it is worth taking a golf cart available for a nominal donation. The exhibits are spread out and quite a long walk for young and old. Mostly North... More

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Sanctuary for injured animals and birds . All sorts from bears to birds of prey. Well worth a visit only spoilt by one fool hooting at birds.Nice touch was sale of soft drinks in grounds at relatively low price

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