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Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park

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Address: 4821 Hwy 84, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Phone Number: (970) 264-5546
1:00 pm - 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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Nice wildlife park

This wildlife park has a little bit of everything, a bear, mountain lion, elk, etc. It will only take about 2 to 3 hours to see everything and go through their education center... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
tita p
Durango, Colorado
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Durango, Colorado
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This wildlife park has a little bit of everything, a bear, mountain lion, elk, etc. It will only take about 2 to 3 hours to see everything and go through their education center and gift shop. It's a nice family experience.

Thank tita p
Wilmington, Ohio
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 8 visited on a Friday evening during feeding time (4pm) to ensure we would get to see all of the animals, since some only come out of hiding when it's time to eat. Our 11 year old liked feeding the ducks and bunnies. One of the ducks followed us almost the whole time we were walking around.... More 

1 Thank stephanieh31
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited for the 4pm tour/feeding time and I would highly recommend attending at the same time. (The tour is included in your ticket price) The staff walks in one big loop feeding each animal and educating the visitors about each one. The animals are all caged but close enough to the walking path you can see them at all... More 

2 Thank mrscustomersvc
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Our family of six, including our four children ages eight through 16, visited the wildlife park and trail rides on our most recent visit to Pagosa Springs. The staff is warm and friendly. The animals are all rescues or were brought to the facility because they were in a bad situation. It was obvious through observing the interaction between one... More 

Thank Susan L
Nashville, Kansas
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21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We went in the morning and the kids had fun feeding the ducks but the bigger animals you couldn't even see. they were either in the back of the cages or who knows where we never found them. If you have young children and they have never seen goats, turtles or ducks it is ok but we can do that... More 

Thank sjm7208
Athens, Georgia
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is interesting, especially if you go during feeding time, but it's kind of like visiting a hospital or orphanage for animals; it's kind of sad. We were the only group with no kids there, and the feeding would have been more enjoyable had the people behind me not been constantly talking while the tour guide was talking.

Thank Margaret G
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71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Got there around feeding time. This is not a zoo. The animals have been saved. Elk, Bears, coyotes, wolves look well cared for. There are some smaller animals as well pigs, turtles. Inside store is nice and reception was friendly. Good place for keeping the kids busy an hour or two.

Thank Susan D
Cleburne, Texas
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170 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

If you are traveling with 2-12 year olds, or are just an animal lover yourself, this is a wonderful up close opportunity for interaction with local animals. For the best experience go at feeding time (2:00 in winter, 4:00 during summer) as this is when the animals are guaranteed to be active. An Adopt-an-Animal program is available as this is... More 

1 Thank Tara K
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Truly enjoyed the sanctuary - the staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. The animals were well taken care of and we were able to feed several of them! Photo ops were awesome!

Thank Laurie C
Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

This was great fun. We arrived just at feeding time. We got to see each of the animals up real close. Princess stood up and scratched her back for like a minute on her fence. You could really get a feel of how big she is. Willow and Grace, the two cats, we're so beautiful. Even in a cage they... More 

1 Thank girlonmonkeyhill

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