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Animal Ark

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1265 Deerlodge Rd, Reno, NV 89508-7347
+1 775-970-3111
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Great for families

Great place! We had 2 children, ages 3 and 8, with us, and they had a great time! The only thing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kara L
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Roeland Park, Kansas
Such a great park

Come see and support the animals. They seem treated very well and are doing good work. Took the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew C
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Greenville, California
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bear feeding” (23 reviews)
“wild animals” (21 reviews)
“animal lovers” (10 reviews)
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1265 Deerlodge Rd, Reno, NV 89508-7347
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+1 775-970-3111
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"wild animals"
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"animal lovers"
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"cheetah run"
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"mountain lion"
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"amazing animals"
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"love animals"
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"big cats"
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"rent a golf cart"
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"forever home"
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"baby tiger"
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"animal rescue center"
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"their natural habitat"
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"non profit"
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"black beans"
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"gravel road"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place! We had 2 children, ages 3 and 8, with us, and they had a great time! The only thing that I think could be improved is their signage. They had moved a couple animals to another habitat and the signs were in both...More

Thank Kara L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come see and support the animals. They seem treated very well and are doing good work. Took the grandkids and he loved being pulled around in the little red wagon

Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

They only ask for donations to visit the animals such as a tiger, panther, bear etc that can't support themselves in the wild because they come from zoos and private owners who don't want then anymore. The arc is very nice..

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

I really had a great day spending time here in this place. I always love animals and it is so delighted to see how the animals here are treated and preserved. It took us about 2 hrs drive from South Lake Tahoe and the way...More

Thank satya s
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Well maintained animal rescue center. Park workers were well informed and friendly. Back stories of the animals were given and made me glad the animals now have this home. There is a wide variety of animals, from tigers to bears. The feeding of the bears...More

Thank Georgena N
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We spent just under an hour roaming the excellent maintained trails. Each animal enclosure was unique with a nice history of the animal. All animals are rescue for the most part. Bathrooms are well maintained and clean. I highly recommend a stop here and if...More

Thank mrsguinness
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

During a visit to Reno at the end of September, we made plans to visit Animal Ark. I love animals and was very excited to see them in a place that indicates Animal Ark is a forever home for animals that cannot be returned to...More

1  Thank labonvoyer
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Aaron H, General Manager at Animal Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Hello, thank you for your comments. We appreciate your taking the time to comment. Other things to consider other than the enclosure size are the health of the animals, their diet and what enrichment activities are offered to them. Our facility was started 36 years...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Had a great time. Loved the back stories of the animals. Loved watching the Bears eat. Was a nice walk around Reno's park like setting.

Thank Jill D
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Aaron H, General Manager at Animal Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Thank you for the great review!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is one of the most beautiful places in Reno. The view of the mountains is incredible, and since I was seeking locations to take pictures, I was so very excited when I discovered the surroundings. More importantly, the animals are sweet and visitors can...More

Thank Rob6890
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Went first thing in the morning when the animals were more active, and rented the golf cart so we could 'make laps' several times which helped us see more active animals as they woke up from naps. A great place to spend several hours that...More

Thank robgriffith5365
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Paige R
23 December 2017|
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Response from tahoegngr | Reviewed this property |
Not that I remember at the Animal Ark but there is a petting zoo just off highway 80 at the same exit on the West side of the highway.
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Teriko
28 June 2017|
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Response from FosterMT | Reviewed this property |
The picnic area does have some shade. Definitely bring a hat and some water. I believe there was air in the main building. The entire property is solar operated.
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popeye576
31 March 2017|
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Response from Aaron H | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately Public Transportation does not come this far. Probably Uber may be your best bet. We have heard it is less expensive than a taxi....
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