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Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park

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Address: 4821 Highway 84, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-7895
Phone Number: (970) 264-5546
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Very Interesting Place! No frills!

Went with our 12 yr of old grandson and he REALLY enjoyed it! We arrived early enough to walk around by ourselves then got the "dinner time" tour. We were entertained! It is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Elk River, Minnesota
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the difference between typical zoo and this one is the typical zoo usually has "exotic" animals of other continents whereas here they house animals of that region. You get see up close bobcat, cougar, elk, fox... We happen to be there when they were doing morning feed which caused the animals to stir as well as the keeper... More 

Thank wjmay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a whim and are glad we did. We got there just around 4:00 pm in October and were able to see Tammy, the tour guide feed most of the animals. Because it was so laid-back, we just enjoyed our time walking around and weren't too worried about time. The info bulletins next to the animals were... More 

Thank Brynne G
Elk River, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with our 12 yr of old grandson and he REALLY enjoyed it! We arrived early enough to walk around by ourselves then got the "dinner time" tour. We were entertained! It is a simple, no frills place but friendly people. Be sure to check what time they will feed the animals as it changes with different seasons! There are... More 

Thank NanaQuinn8
Durango, Colorado
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is good if you are taking children and don't want huge crowds Wear walking shoes and be prepared to walk up hill not on level.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is a facility where rescued animals are on display. This is not a "high dollar" zoo, but is a much smaller facility. Each of the animals is in an enclosure and there is a display on each one describing the species and then provides info about how that particular animal happened to be there. All looked well cared for... More 

Thank RodNShirle
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We got there at 3 and had the place mostly to ourselves until the Feeding Time crowds arrived at 4. Watching the feeding was informative and fun. My daughters loved feeding the goats, bunnies and goats. If you have an animal lover this is definitely worth the time and money.

Thank ElizabethBH01
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

When I think of a "wildlife park" I think of a drive-through experience where the animals are roaming around. Here, the animals are in large enclosures and you walk a large loop. All the animals had been rescued and seemed quite well cared for.

Thank Kelly S
Austin, Texas
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Make sure you visit here during feeding time. These animals are all rescues so it's neat to hear their back stories. The kids always like to watch animals eat too. Not sure why. But the food is guaranteed to bring the animals out of their hiding spots! Grizzly bear, coyote, wolves, fox, porcupine, bobcat, elk, yak, emu and a few... More 

Thank ChicadelaPlaya
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Stopped off here when we had some family come by. Rather smal park, with limited animals, but feeding time (4PM) gave the kids some insight into animal life.

Thank John L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I had to say that on my heading because someone below complained about it not being like a large zoo. Well thank goodness it's not a ZOO. This is a place for injured wildlife that cannot be reintroduced into the wild. From what I could see these animals are all very loved and taken care of. How awesome is it... More 

Thank Amanda A

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