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Serenity Springs Wildlife Center - CLOSED

24615 Scott Rd, Calhan, CO 80808-9229
+1 719-347-9200
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What a great experiece!

Loved out visit to the wildlife centerf, so many beautiful animals, in their forever homes, safe... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Paula U
Monument, Colorado

I had read the reviews & was in the area, so tried to stop by SSWC. Couldn't find much info on... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Crissy H
via mobile
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Opened in 1993, Serenity Springs Wildlife Center is home to over 120 big cats, including lions, tigers, cougars, leopards, genets, servals, caracals, coatimundi, bears and even Ligers! We are the largest federal and state licensed placement facility in Colorado.Over the years, with dedication and determination we've become Colorado's premiere big cat facility. We are proud to be the only facility in the state, including government funded zoological parks, to qualify for and be granted, a State of Colorado Zoological License.It is with joy that we provide care and love to the exotic cats in our care. See all of the opportunities you have to spend time with these majestic animals.
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  • Terrible4%
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“big cat” (11 reviews)
“forever home” (3 reviews)
“wild cats” (3 reviews)
24615 Scott Rd, Calhan, CO 80808-9229
+1 719-347-9200

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Loved out visit to the wildlife centerf, so many beautiful animals, in their forever homes, safe, protected, feed, and handled with care., There tigers are huge, and so amazing, the little guys, are so cute, and there are certain times when u can pet the...More

3  Thank Paula U
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I had read the reviews & was in the area, so tried to stop by SSWC. Couldn't find much info on their website, but upon returning home, found the place had been sold and animals redistributed to other sanctuaries as the owner had health problems....More

2  Thank Crissy H
SSWC, Manager at Serenity Springs Wildlife Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

So sorry you made the trip only to find we were closed. We sold to a facility who lied to us and poor Nick who built it with his own hands. Serenity Springs was an amazing facility. Its sad they lied to him and used...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Serenity Springs in Calhan, Colorado not only brings peace for the animals but for the visitors and volunteers as well. This is a special place that I fell in love with immediately. I knew I wanted to sponsor an animal and I did. I knew...More

2  Thank Sydney M
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I'm grateful for the work this organization does to rescue wild cats who may otherwise be put down. Although it's hard to see these wild animals in cages, they seem quite content, unlike some places I've been where the animals do nothing but pace their...More

1  Thank Catherinefrmcolorado
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Touring this sanctuary is a great way to spend some time, see beautiful animals and put your money towards a good cause. The tour lasts about an hour and you get a well informed guide who tells you interesting stories about the animals in their...More

3  Thank Alex G
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Good guided tour with descriptions of each animal. Retirement environment for many of their large cats. Well-kept facility.

2  Thank John H
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We went for the tiger cub encounter and it was an experience of a lifetime! We had three adorable white Bengal tiger cubs roaming around, playing, and climbing on us. We will go back one Saturday or Sunday for a full tour.

3  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I went last night (7/7/16) for my first visit to Serenity Springs Wildlife Center and I can't wait to go back for another visit. We went for the Tiger Cub experience and it was unlike anything I have experienced. We got to play with 3...More

4  Thank Desiree G
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Went to play with the tiger cubs. Not only did we get to play with them, but we got to bottle feed them, take as many pictures as we wanted, and learned a lot from the employees. They have so many tours to chose from....something...More

4  Thank Starbucksone
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This place is fantastic! Lions and tigers and even bears. They have cats here that I have never even heard of. The tour guide was so friendly and helpful. She worked great with both the adults and the kids. The cat handlers were knowledgeable, careful...More

1  Thank justify1
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