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Address: 1265 Deerlodge Road, Reno, NV 89508
Phone Number: 775-970-3111
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Activities: Viewing wildlife

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I've been interested in visiting Animal Ark and I'm glad I finally made a point to go. I thought that it was very well run and my impression of the people working there was that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Reno, Nevada, United States
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Reno, Nevada, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I've been interested in visiting Animal Ark and I'm glad I finally made a point to go. I thought that it was very well run and my impression of the people working there was that they were very dedicated to the welfare of the animals which all were the result of rescue. LG (Eli) the bear that was rescued off... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I recently visited animal Ark for the first time with my son, daughter in law and grandchildren. We are going back. The enclosures are well kept, clean and spacious. The animals are obviously healthy and have shade, sun and room to roam. Sadly, when we visited the tiger and wolf had just died due to some bad food that had... More 

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Reno, NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Animal Ark is a well regarded non-profit wild animal rescue facility. They take wild animals which, for various reasons, cannot be returned to the wild, and provide them with lifetime care. The facility is very clean and well laid out. Animals have large enclosures which attempt to approximate some of their original habitat. They have many local animals as well... More 

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Ashland, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Personally, I don't feel the animals have enough space. They seem depressed. Just my opinion. I wouldn't go again. A lot of the exhibits were empty. I understand that the Ark is to be a permanent home for animals that will not survive on their own, I just feel that they need more.

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

When I heard "Zoo" I think of elephants, giraffes and sea lions but instead, this place has regional animals on display. There were a few random animals like a jaguar and tortoise but otherwise it was great to see a "zoo" that features local animals. My favorite was the mountain lion which walked back and forth right up against the... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This park only keeps animals who are being rehabilitated, who have been rescued, or can not be released into the wild. I have taken many school classes to this park and they have always been very professional and have given us a very good tour. Yes, it is located a distance from Reno, but the drive is worth it.

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Wheatland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My husband and I were in Reno for the weekend and wanted to visit the Animal Ark before leaving town. We visited in the afternoon. It wasn't too hot or too sunny, but at the time we visited a lot of the animals were sleeping or hiding in the shade out of view. That's too be expected and can't be... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We could have watched the black bear for a long time; such a beautiful animal. But then there is the cheetah and jaguar, that are simply stunning to see. The Artic Fox was so cute and charming. The coyotes were fun to watch. There are more animals and all were amazing. The setting is also wonderful. It is about a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The Animal Ark is a wonderful place to visit. Many trails to walk around way out in the Nevada desert, and a fun place to spend a few hours. The bad part is the drive out from Reno. Very dangerous one lane each way road, narrow and you must be very careful driving on this roadway. It is not something... More 

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Richmond, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

From my first call to make sure about the hours for the day, I was so impressed with the very polite and nice stuff at ANIMAL ARK! We use to come to Reno, NV at least twice a year, but just recently found out about this place, so this trip was especially to visit it! It is about 40 minutes... More 

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Address: 1265 Deerlodge Road, Reno, NV 89508
Phone Number: 775-970-3111
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno

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