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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 51 Attractions in Reno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Itasca, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I went to Animal Ark with my boyfriend last Spring when I was in town and I had such a great time. It is so neat to see a place that only has injured, rehabbed/releasable animals. It was so neat to read each animal's story of how they came to Animal Ark. While there, some of the keepers did a... More 

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Sacramento
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It is a teriffic place to visit if you like wild animals. They save injured, wild animals kept as pets, animals that can't be returned to state of origin, etc. It is a lot of walking on mostly dirt and a large place so that the animals have a lot of room. There are resting places along the way and... More 

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Modesto, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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
48 helpful votes 48 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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