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Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary

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8103 Racel St, Las Vegas, NV 89131-1401
+1 702-645-4224
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A very clean and well maintained sanctuary for a wide variety of animals with an emphasis on birds... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2015
tk4456
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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More than I expected

I wish I had visited sooner. The animals are well cared for and there is plenty of space for pygmy... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2015
Jason P
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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We are a lifetime care facility for all sorts of animals from domestic to exotic. Our mission is to provide an enriched, healthy living environment for our animals and to provide for educational opportunities for people to learn about the amazing species that inhabit our planet.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“exotic birds” (5 reviews)
“emus” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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8103 Racel St, Las Vegas, NV 89131-1401
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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

A very clean and well maintained sanctuary for a wide variety of animals with an emphasis on birds. Roosters, chickens and ducks roam the grounds while exotic birds and other animals are housed in well-kept enclosures. The number of animals they have taken in and...More

2  Thank tk4456
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I wish I had visited sooner. The animals are well cared for and there is plenty of space for pygmy goats to play and run. I loved the aviaries. I would recommend that you go through the whole place before you visit their little bird...More

1  Thank Jason P
Reviewed 14 May 2015

I have been coming here for so many years. My original visit was to pick our pumpkins off the vines to now coming to get carrots, potatoes, apples, apricots, honey, cider, onions, kale etc. I would advise to sign up for their newsletter so you...More

1  Thank Casi702
Reviewed 2 November 2014

It's not like the orchards I'm use to back home, but we still had a lot of fun. It's very late in the season, so everything was pretty picked over. The workers were very nice and helpful, but it was still a little confusing on...More

Thank Tiff M
Reviewed 16 October 2014

We visited this sanctuary just to get away from the casinos for a day. They take in any abandoned animals and/or birds. The work they do is amazing, some of the birds and animals are in such a poor way when they arrive there. The...More

6  Thank vegas227
Reviewed 5 October 2014

We picked our own pumpkins, apples, carrots, and sweet potatoes. We also purchased apple and pear cider, Carmel apples and got the best ever fresh made apple cider doughnuts ever!!!! We plan on coming back just for the doughnuts. They are open sat and Sunday...More

Thank 1955mickeyfans
Reviewed 4 April 2014

On a positive note I could see that the animals were being fed well. The facility is run down, dirty and the animals are in very crowded conditions. We went on April 2nd, the Christmas decorations were still up. I felt so sorry for the...More

4  Thank Jean S
Reviewed 23 February 2014

These animals are rescues and they are very fortunate to be here, with the owners, workers, and volunteers. We were amazed at the variety of food they were being fed. When the turtle lunch cart went past us, I swear, it looked like a gourmet...More

3  Thank Nevada112013
Reviewed 21 March 2013

I cannot say enough about this family owned and run sanctuary! Our teenage daughter had a wonderful time talking to and feeding the macaws. We were given a wonderful tour by a nice young man that explained the animals to us and allowed us to...More

3  Thank averyfamily3
Reviewed 9 July 2012

This not only has recued exotic birds,but other animals as well.There is a pen where the children as well as adults can enter to pet the goats.There are cows,donkeys,llama, emu,ostrchist,so many things to veiw.During the summer The Birdman has shows with other exotic birds. Truly...More

3  Thank dixie1948
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