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Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch

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Address: 11670 Massey Rd, Pilot Point, TX 76258
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Great place for kids

This is a wildlife sanctuary. It's not fancy and if it's been raining, prepare to get muddy. They do have stations with hand sanitizing gel, but you feel dirty still. They sell... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2017
JudgeTravel
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Dallas, TX
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Frisco, Texas
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10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My boys and I made a side trip to Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch after a Sunday Drive out to Gainesville. This place was a sweet surprise and the highlight of our day trip. The boys were excited by the capybara and other animals we could see just from the parking lot so the fact that it was starting to rain didn't... More 

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Thank Nickole T
Lawton, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited on last minute trip and loved it. It was very reasonably priced. All of our kids enjoyed seeing and feeding the animals. We will definitely go back!!!

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Thank Sue J
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Great for a preschool field trip! No walking around and around like the zoo and not crowded either. They have unusual animals such as kangaroos and camels. The tram ride to see the horses, zebras and camels was really fun. 2.5 hours for $8/person was a good price as well. This place is not as nice as the zoo, but... More 

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Thank Kinsey Drouet P
Princeton, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

All types of animals are seen here. Some of them are very unusual. There is also a restaurant attached to it called the Bears Den where they feed the bears in a compound just off of the patio of the restaurant.

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Thank MyLadybug-Princess
McKinney, Texas
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909 reviews
216 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

We had heard about this place so we decided to visit. It is a private animal sanctuary. They have a tram ride that takes you into three separate areas. The first is horses and cross bred animals. They have horses and donkeys cross bred with zebras making for some beautiful animals. The second stop features, zebras, emus, pot bellied pigs... More 

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Thank DDay1959
Denton, Texas
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

We love going to Sharkarosa - it's fun, educational, and entertaining. Great staff, great mission as an animal rescue, and yet also a great place to bring the kids for half a day.

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Thank MrBrandonL
Fort Worth, Texas
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50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Went with a friend, both of us adults and we had a great time. It is a small animal attraction, but a lot of fun. We loved riding in the wagon and feeding the pasture animals. Had a great time the petting zoo area feeding animals and hand feeding the small camels. The talks they do on the animals are... More 

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Thank countrytraveling
Grapevine, Texas
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

We took 3 grandkids to Sharkarosa....ages 3, 12, & 14 - all 3 loved it! There's an open air train which takes you out into pastures & when the train stops, the animals come running over to the train. There are food buckets for them on the side of the train. It's fun to see the animals so "up close... More 

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Thank Sandy L
Dallas, TX
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56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a wildlife sanctuary. It's not fancy and if it's been raining, prepare to get muddy. They do have stations with hand sanitizing gel, but you feel dirty still. They sell bags of feed for $3 to feed the animals. Beware of the petting zoo area, the goats will steal your whole bag of food! Overall, it's a good... More 

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1 Thank JudgeTravel
North Richland Hills, Texas
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155 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2017

This is an excellent way to spend an afternoon, learning about animals and petting them. It was fun to feed the animals and while the place initially seems small, we spent 4 hours here. The tram is great because you get to see zebras, horses, pigs, and camels. There are also kangaroos, wallabys, donkeys, a miniature cow, goats, lemurs, capuchin... More 

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