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Address: N. 17020 Newport Hwy, Mead, WA 99021
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We went to this zoo to see white tigers. These are quite rare, and this zoo has two of them. The zoo itself is small, and is very 20th century: cages, square wooden huts for... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 4, 2016
Vitaly K
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Kirkland, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

While I am thankful that these cats (and one bear) have been "rescued" from poor conditions, and I whole-heartedly believe that they receive great medical care, I can't help but feel a bit heartbroken. Their fenced areas are much too small and their ability to roam and exercise is limited. I would love it if this were more of a... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

We went to this zoo to see white tigers. These are quite rare, and this zoo has two of them. The zoo itself is small, and is very 20th century: cages, square wooden huts for animals, not the way modern zoos are designed to produce an impression of animals living in the wild. Each animal has a story to it:... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

They have a good amount of tigers, even with couple of bears. It seems like they really care and take good care of the animals. Staff are all very friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about the animals.

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Bozeman, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is a zoo with mostly wild cats but they do have a bear. Mostly tigers that were used as photo pets. Rescues all. It is a little depressing to see them in cages but at least they have a home. The grounds are nice and lots of garden animals to see. The best thing for me was a green... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Maybe it was to hot, 89 degrees, on Saturday the 20th of October. It cost $26 for my husband and I to take our 2 grandchildren (under the age of 12) to see the cats. We were somewhat disappointed. The hype about this 'wonderful zoo' just didn't meet up to what we expected. It was small and thankfully the cats... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

We saw this small place on the side of the road as we were arriving in Spokane from Newport. It was very affordable. Our family of 3 were charged $25 as an entry fee. My daughter took park in the Bear Adventure for an additional $10 where she had the chance to feed a black bear with a great personality!... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

The cats look like they are well taken care of. They are very beautiful! The park has a nice gift shop as well as clean restrooms. I do suggest that you go in the cooler time of the day.

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Tacoma, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

These majestic creatures are housed in small cages. They have shade and water but these conditions are NOT proper for creatures of this size. I applaud the facility for rescuing animals but this should not be a long term home.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Park is small but offers a variety of Big cats and Bears. I did not feel it lived up to expectations based on what I had read. Nice looking cats, but park could use upgrades. In need of private donations. Grandson enjoyed it. Was nice to see some cats up close.

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Portland Oregon
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

I had been there before and loved it, I went back just a few days ago. I was very upset when I saw the Cats with dried POOP on them. I felt that Cat Tails had gone down hill. I know they depend on donations and perhaps that is what is wrong. The kids working were very nice and loved... More 

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