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Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo

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847 Whittington Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3318
+1 501-623-6172
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Surprisingly entertaining for such a small location!

We stopped by here on our way out of town earlier this month. Most of the animals were indoors, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
They don't bite...Much

From baby to mommy and daddy they are all there...egads...lots of teeth!! Fun to watch but be nice!!

Reviewed 11 January 2018
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847 Whittington Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3318
+1 501-623-6172
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by here on our way out of town earlier this month. Most of the animals were indoors, but the guide was very helpful and informative. We had a blast feeding the goats and sheep, along with a few of the gators.. We will...More

Thank Arkie_2008
Reviewed 11 January 2018

From baby to mommy and daddy they are all there...egads...lots of teeth!! Fun to watch but be nice!!

Thank richardsN3815OO
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We had fun on our recent visit to the alligator farm and glad we stopped by to check it out. It was quite busy despite the cold weather. We were given bread to feed the goats and other animals within the petting zoo. We were...More

Thank kdwait
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I took our nieces here and it is a throw back to the old road side attractions that are mostly gone now. Very nice way to spend an hour or two.

Thank rwoods7734
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

After visiting over the holiday weekend, My husband and I have mixed feelings about this place. The entrance fee is not much and my daughter did have a great time. The first part is a section where there is an emu, two donkeys, some sheep,...More

Thank TabathaInDallasTX
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This place is small but it is informative. Definitely include this on your itinerary especially when you got young curious children. They have you hold and carry a baby alligator if you so wish to do this. They have a small petting zoo in the...More

Thank Adsoul
Reviewed 8 November 2017

You have to love something that has been around since our grandparents were children. It is actually interesting and especially fun for children. It is not expensive. Open hours are variable.

Thank moosekebear
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Not really. This was a nice slow paced walk through exhibit and petting zoo. You can see the gators being fed depending on what day of the week you show up. There are a number of goats in the petting zoo. All of the animals...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

$9 per person admission. We were in and out in less than 30 minutes. Terrible place. Probably 70 or more alligators in two large pens with pools of dirty water, and all gavel on the ground. Very little shade. Very sad to see animals in...More

1  Thank Dan A
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

They had a "petting zoo", the only thing you can pet is a handful of pigmy goats. Everything else is behind fencing which was only some more goats, 2 donkeys, and a single emu. The staff really didn't seem to care to come out of...More

1  Thank Levi B
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Sheila W
19 May 2016|
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Response from Dale S | Reviewed this property |
non group rates I think adults are like $8 or 9, less for kids and I think little kids 2 and under free, think they knock a little off each ticket for groups
DavidandBrigid C
27 November 2015|
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Response from Twolip29 | Reviewed this property |
In colder months they are kept inside and might not be much to see. Also see if they have any feeding times that is fun to watch. They alligators get real active at feeding times. In warmer months they are kept outside... More
6 September 2015|
Response from Sharmin A | Reviewed this property |
The hours of operation and phone numbers are listed on their website. It may change from season to season, so I would check there for most recent information.