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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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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