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Animal Ark

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Address: 1265 Deerlodge Rd, Reno, NV 89508-7347
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The Sanctuary in the High Desert

The care and knowledge of their animals is apparent in your first moments at the sanctuary.Truly an educational experience and I would happily go visit again.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Diane L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The care and knowledge of their animals is apparent in your first moments at the sanctuary.Truly an educational experience and I would happily go visit again.

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Thank Diane L
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a great way to spend the day, get a nice walk in the outdoors and see some fantastic animals

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Thank Jody C
Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never heard about the Animal Ark until by daughter in law in Las Vegas said she would like to go there the next time she was in Reno. It's a ways out of town, but for animal lovers and those who are into rescued animals it's a great place. Especially good to take kids.

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Thank jude475
Reno
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very limited group of animals, but, a nice activity for families. No crowds, easy to get around. Gold carts available for those who can't make the walk.

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Elko, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We absolutely loved it here. We lucked out on the day we went and got to see Lily, their new tiger cub. So cute. It was very muddy and quite windy so wear boots and dress in layers. Staff was super friendly and helpful. So glad we made the trip!

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Thank Lala1275
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience with the family. You can get so close to the animals and really feel up close to cheetahs, wolves, mountain lions, and foxes. There are super friendly, knowledgeable workers ready to share the stories of all the rescue animals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place is great for kids. Really cool work they do and amazing animals. Way better than a zoo since they rescue animals.

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1 Thank Peter F
Susanville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We enjoy visiting the Animal Ark, and also hearing from them in newsletters. We are animal lovers and glad to know that folks still provide this type of shelter and care.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

They were closed when we went out there. The drive is long and the web site didn't have any dates for being closed. Lots of people working there but still closed.

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3 Thank Robert T
Aaron H, Manager at Animal Ark, responded to this review

Hi Robert, sorry you made the drive to find we were closed :-) We are seasonal (April - October) because of the sometimes heavy winters and road conditions here. Although all of our media including our web-site, has our hours of operation the Google Map site says we are open. We have been unable to get them to change it.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My fiancée and I came based previous reviews. I love animals and was surprised to see they were open on Friday and Saturday after thanksgiving. It was not too far and way better than going to the mall. Loved the animals, their stories and the caretakers were wonderful. They took the time to explain the animals stories of how they... More 

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