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Animal Ark

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1265 Deerlodge Rd, Reno, NV 89508-7347
+1 775-970-3111
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Worth the trip

For a break from the slot machines in Reno, this is a very fun, interesting, and informative trip... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barbara H
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Tracy, CA
better than a zoo

our daughter took us here cause we love animals and what a super experience we had. the exotic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sumair D
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Las Vegas, United States
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bear feeding” (23 reviews)
“wild animals” (22 reviews)
“animal lovers” (10 reviews)
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1265 Deerlodge Rd, Reno, NV 89508-7347
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+1 775-970-3111
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"bear feeding"
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"wild animals"
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"animal lovers"
in 10 reviews
"mountain lion"
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"amazing animals"
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"love animals"
in 8 reviews
"big cats"
in 7 reviews
"rent a golf cart"
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"forever home"
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"baby tiger"
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"animal rescue center"
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"non profit"
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"black beans"
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"gravel road"
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"answer questions"
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"high desert"
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Reviewed yesterday

For a break from the slot machines in Reno, this is a very fun, interesting, and informative trip. Visit in the morning before 10:30, to see the bears being fed. Then, on to the jaguar, lynx, and various other rescue animals. Volunteers along the mile...More

Thank Barbara H
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Reviewed yesterday

our daughter took us here cause we love animals and what a super experience we had. the exotic cats, jaguars, lynx, tigers, cheetahs just to name a few.the bear feeding was very entertaining. i recommend all ages to visit this place

Thank Sumair D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My four year old daughter loved Animal Ark! It was a bit cold, so not all of the animals were out, yet some thrived in the chilly afternoon. Even though it was a holiday weekend, it was not overly crowded at all. Great interaction with...More

3  Thank 98kristyr
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to visit the Animal Ark with my daughter several years ago. It is a great place to learn about wild animals and appreciate their beauty.

Thank hollyandmom
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

It was nice to read the history of the animals they are caring for and reasons they are there. All of the animals were out on our visit, which was great. The best part was watching a black bear play with an object to get...More

Thank Msadrbl
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Great place! We had 2 children, ages 3 and 8, with us, and they had a great time! The only thing that I think could be improved is their signage. They had moved a couple animals to another habitat and the signs were in both...More

Thank Kara L
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Come see and support the animals. They seem treated very well and are doing good work. Took the grandkids and he loved being pulled around in the little red wagon

Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

They only ask for donations to visit the animals such as a tiger, panther, bear etc that can't support themselves in the wild because they come from zoos and private owners who don't want then anymore. The arc is very nice..

7  Thank Jacqueline G
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

I really had a great day spending time here in this place. I always love animals and it is so delighted to see how the animals here are treated and preserved. It took us about 2 hrs drive from South Lake Tahoe and the way...More

1  Thank satya s
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Well maintained animal rescue center. Park workers were well informed and friendly. Back stories of the animals were given and made me glad the animals now have this home. There is a wide variety of animals, from tigers to bears. The feeding of the bears...More

1  Thank Georgena N
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Paige R
December 22, 2017|
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Response from tahoegngr | Reviewed this property |
Not that I remember at the Animal Ark but there is a petting zoo just off highway 80 at the same exit on the West side of the highway.
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Teriko
June 27, 2017|
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Response from FosterMT | Reviewed this property |
The picnic area does have some shade. Definitely bring a hat and some water. I believe there was air in the main building. The entire property is solar operated.
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popeye576
March 31, 2017|
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Response from Aaron H | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately Public Transportation does not come this far. Probably Uber may be your best bet. We have heard it is less expensive than a taxi....
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