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Colorado Gators Reptile Park

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One of a kind place!

We were definitely not expecting to go to a gator farm while in Colorado! It is definitely off the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wichita, Kansas
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Nice little park

We spend a couple of hours at the reptile park and we really enjoyed our visit. The park is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Colorado Gators began in 1977 as a fish farm. The geothermal well is 2050 ft deep and 87 degrees. In 1987, the first alligators were brought in as 'garbage disposals' for dead fish. Some of these original gators are now 12 feet long. There are many...more
9162 County Road 9 North, Mosca, CO 81146
+1 719-378-2612
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was awesome! We got a bucket of gator chow at the beginning of the tour and fed the gators with it. It was a lot of fun and everyone working there is very knowledgeable. If you're in the area I would encourage you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our recent trip to the Sand Dunes area. We, along with our two young boys, thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Holding the baby alligator was thrilling, and it was nice that they let us take our own photo even though they...More

Thank mtnhappy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were definitely not expecting to go to a gator farm while in Colorado! It is definitely off the beaten path and I admired their work in rescuing gators. It was fun to feed them and walk through the gator park. The staff was very...More

Thank ginae75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were camping nearby (San Luis Valley Wildlife Area) and this attraction ‘popped up’ on our radar. My wife wasn’t interested, but I thought I would give it a look. Alligators? in Colorado? I know, right! :-). As it turns out, this...More

Thank zenflydad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in the area and stopped here kind of on a whim, and ended up enjoying it a lot more than we thought we would. They have a huge variety of animals to see, and it's very interactive. My kids loved feeding the alligators...More

Thank otmgoodale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spend a couple of hours at the reptile park and we really enjoyed our visit. The park is definitely worth a stop if you are in the area.

Thank new_world_travellers
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Gators in Colorado? Yep. This is a neat place to see if you happen to be in that part of Colorado. This family have put together and great place to view alligators and crocodiles and many other reptiles in a safe environment for the animals...More

Thank AmyC3785
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The grandkids have been here before so they wanted to go again and take me. It's not a pretty place, but it is a wonderful adventure for the day! You can get up close and personal with gators (baby), tortoises, Emu, fish....it was just plain...More

1  Thank PalmBeachFloridaGirl
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Stopped there on the recommendation of a stranger! The place evolved from a Tilapia farm to a Gator rescue operation. Not well organized but with lots of very interesting animals like lizards, snakes, geckos, tortoises, fish and of course all sizes of alligators. Our grand...More

Thank BestTravelerDenver
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Make sure you wear sneakers or tennis shoes, something comfortable. This place is not stroller/wagon suitable. Once outside it is, however inside it is not suitable, as there are wood blockings for the tortoise that rooms freely. Once you enter you'll be inside for a...More

Thank Anne V
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