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Sierra Safari Zoo

#66 of 125 things to do in Reno Features Animals
10200 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89506-9203
+1 775-677-1101
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Sad little zoo

We were disappointed at this zoo. The animals are all in cages and they are small. I felt saddened... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winnsboro, South Carolina
via mobile
Not A Fan

We have gone here several times and have chosen not to go back, there are much better zoos in the... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good22%
  • Average27%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
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10200 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89506-9203
+1 775-677-1101
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were disappointed at this zoo. The animals are all in cages and they are small. I felt saddened by this experience. Please look into this place before you visit. It maybe normal experience but I have never experienced animals kept in such small habitats...More

Thank luvnlife6267
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We have gone here several times and have chosen not to go back, there are much better zoos in the area that take much better care of their animals. The facility is often dirty and the animals live in exceptionally small cages, my dog's run...More

Thank AloeWater
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I agree with most of the reviews ... kind of a run down establishment, but in the absence of anything else like this in Reno, it's worth a visit! Brought my toddler daughter and she loved it. The deer pen is a little overwhelming for...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I felt guilty just being there. Poor animals in tiny spaces. Sick looking, over weight, lonely and bored. 32.00 for our family to enter and left after 30 mins. I hope our money goes to getting some space for the animals. Not even 50 types...More

1  Thank E6655VMmelissam
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A sad little animal collection out of the city to the west. It simply is not worth the trip unless one hasn't any other opportunity to see a few exotic animals.

Thank stephenbW6996VK
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I highly recommend this small zoo just north of Reno. They have a variety of interesting animals but even better, the staff has great stories about the animal personalities as well as standard zoo animal information. Interesting ones include hyenas (extraordinarily strange looking animals with...More

Thank juliesU5320FF
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

You know I enjoyed seeing the animals at this zoo but at the same time I wanted to free them all. They were all hot and looked dirty. I think they need to make different arrangements to keep the animals cool. I don't think laying...More

2  Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a great zoo just 20-30 miles north of Reno where non native animals have been brought to live. Great for the whole family.

1  Thank waquinton
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We were in the area and heard that there was a little zoo. We love animals so we were naturally excited. It took about 10 minutes inside to figure out that this place should be shut down. Such a small space for all the animals...More

8  Thank mary_spoehr
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This is a cute park and the staff is very friendly. Peacocks run around and able to see up close. Lots of different animals to see up close.

Thank Hopefull1995
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What is the cost for the zoo?
27 October 2015|
Response from Harvey L | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $5 per entry. Not expensive.