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Heritage Park Zoo

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1403 Heritage Park Rd, Prescott, AZ 86301-6001
+1 928-778-4242
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Small but entertaining

This location is small compared to big city zoo's, but it's great because it doesn't take all day... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Phoenix, Arizona
via mobile
A Great Place to Take the Family

Heritage Park Zoo is not a large zoo like many you might visit, but it has a really good diversity... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Prescott, Arizona
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Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary is a non-profit wildlife sanctuary, dedicated to the conservation and protection of native and exotic animals. Located in scenic Prescott, Arizona, the sanctuary provides a source of recreation, education and entertainment for all ages. With the mission of "Conservation through Education," Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary provides a unique and up-close experience with animals visitors may see nowhere else. Animals at Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary all have a story to tell and lesson to teach. We currently house more than 200 animals on our grounds - among them a Bengal Tiger, two Black Bears, two Clouded Leopard siblings, Mexican Gray Wolves, Bobcats, Lynx, Lemurs, various reptiles, and one of the largest tarantula displays in the Southwest.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1403 Heritage Park Rd, Prescott, AZ 86301-6001
+1 928-778-4242

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This location is small compared to big city zoo's, but it's great because it doesn't take all day. You can easily spend a couple of hours. There is a petting zoo, a pretty good variety of animals, reptiles and birds and a play area for...More

1  Thank MW007
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Heritage Park Zoo is not a large zoo like many you might visit, but it has a really good diversity of animals. Most can be found in this region in the wild. The area is kept up nicely and the walk thru is not strenuous...More

1  Thank shelbyman2016
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this zoo/sanctuary! Actually became members even if we only get up there once a year. A hidden gem and an amazing ability to see these saved animals up close during rehab or for their final safe haven. Staff very friendly and interactive as...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a non profit, the staff was friendly you get a map and its free walking to what you want to see. They have tigers, bears, wallabies, lemurs, and lots of reptiles. Its about $10 for adults, lots of kids around the park, I...More

Thank Keri D
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Main attraction was the tiger feeding at 11am. Otherwise most of the animals were local rescues, so you get a good feel for the fauna of the region. The whole zoo can be walked in less than 2 hours. We enjoyed it but did not...More

Thank Joel A
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Heritage provides sanctuary for animals so I don't mind the reasonable entrance fee. It's not a big city zoo and can be covered in an hour or more if you take your time. It wasn't crowded at all - not sure if it was because...More

Thank marijane t
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

All the animals have names. They are so cute. Jenni the zookeeper is so smart and funny. And she's the mommy to all the animals.

Thank Mrsbaran
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Everyone in our party found this to be a very pleasant zoo that wasn't crowded and easy to get around. It will only take you an hour or maybe less to walk around as this is a fairly small scale zoo. The black bears were...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This quaint zoo was a great escape from the Phoenix heat. Only $10 to get in and I look at it more as a donation to help animals than anything else. We zipped around the zoo in less than an hour and viewed several animals...More

Thank bsilly
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This was the second time that I have brought my grandchildren to the park when we have stayed in Prescott. In just a year's time, I have seen such improvement in the park. They were definitely more people attending than last time. It is such...More

Thank donner34
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Mandi L
8 June 2017|
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Response from ALT44 | Reviewed this property |
We spent about an hour there. As others have noted, it is a very small zoo, and no food is available. And definitely go in the morning during the summer!
Bruce F
8 December 2016|
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Response from HPZS_86301 | Property representative |
Hi Bruce, Thank you for inquiring. Our current policy is that only service animals are allowed on grounds. We are HUGE animal lovers here, and in a perfect world we'd all be able to take our dogs everywhere, but because we... More
6 February 2016|
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Response from AZnewbe | Reviewed this property |
Here is the Contact source for the Heritage Zoo. You might try searching the "Heritage Zoo" with one of the search engines. They have a Contact site. Policy won't let me send you the HTML or website link?