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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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Fun and Educational

We had a great time at this Zoo/Sanctuary. They give you a little map and you take a self guided... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
KatliFitora
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Phoenix, Arizona
Exceeded Expectations

Now, 5 is saying something coming from me. We spent about 3 hours here. Saw the animals lovingly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chari A
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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.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mountain lion” (20 reviews)
“rescued animals” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1403 Heritage Park Rd, Prescott, AZ 86301-6001
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+1 928-778-4242
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"rescued animals"
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"black beans"
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"bengal tiger"
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"love animals"
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"great animals"
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"big cats"
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"non profit"
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"local wildlife"
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"wide variety of animals"
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"behind the scenes"
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"feeding times"
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"a small gift shop"
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"perfect size"
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"playground for kids"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time at this Zoo/Sanctuary. They give you a little map and you take a self guided tour. We came on a weekday on a day trip to Prescott, so some of the attractions like the lemur walk were closed. We still...More

Thank KatliFitora
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now, 5 is saying something coming from me. We spent about 3 hours here. Saw the animals lovingly cared for. We enjoyed the numerous places to picnic and enjoy the beauty around. Favorites were tiger, bear, eagle, and roaming peacocks. *If you feels zoo’s are...More

Thank Chari A
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Get a deal on groupon or living social and you can use it the same day. Animals are fed at set times so check the website. We saw the tiger and bear being fed and the handlers are very knowledgeable and answer any questions you...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Found a Groupon for a visit to The Heritage Park Zoo, located in Prescott, Arizona. Wife and I decided to go on a week day as the traffic from the Phoenix area on the weekends is out of control. It took us about an hour...More

2  Thank avie8tor
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Super fun to visit, lots of cool animals, definitely fun for the kids! Make sure you wear sunscreen and comfortable shoes!

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

If I was an animal in this tiny zoo, I would petition to be left where I was "rescued". The poor tiger and most other animals have a tiny hut to hang out in and a pen that it all rocks, dirt with no water...More

1  Thank Brad H
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

We went here on Tuesday Morning with our two boys and had a great time. The staff and volunteers are very friendly and encourage the kids to interact and ask questions. We got to see them feed the Bengal tiger and that was pretty fun!...More

Thank LasVegas92
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

This is a small zoo showcasing rescued animals. The admission is only $8 and there is plenty of free parking. They have a wide variety of animals and it was not crowded on the day we visited. We love to support animal sanctuaries, so if...More

Thank Tom-WCT
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

The Heritage Park Zoo is a small park outside of Prescott near Watson Lake. Easily accessible right off the highway with free and convenient parking. There is an entrance fee for adults $10 ($8 for seniors). It is a relatively small zoo with grounds that...More

Thank ReadRibbet
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

While visiting Prescott, we took the family to the Heritage Park Zoo. Good variety of animals, exotic and local wildlife species. They’re a sanctuary for some, like a bald eagle with a permanently injured wing. Price was reasonable. And they have a covered area with...More

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ArizonaTraveler00
March 8, 2018|
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Response from travelwriter52 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any.
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Mandi L
June 7, 2017|
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Response from Anne T | 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!
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Bruce F
December 7, 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
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