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Estes Ark

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Take Time to be a Kid Again

Such a cute little store filled with unique gifts, antiques, puzzles, games, and of course stuffed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer L
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Minnesota
Large Store in a Big Boat

This was very neat to visit. This store was very full of many animals and it was very fascinating... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
LewisB78
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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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  • Average13%
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New Owners as of August 2015. ESTES ARK is an amazing must see experience: Noah's Attic which has many ark novelty items and books and activities. Our Rainbow Curve Raceway nostalgic slot car race track a flashback in time (There are rental fees...more
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521 Lone Pine Dr, Hwy 34 East - across from Lake Estes, Estes Park, CO 80517-9407
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

My kids and I visited today as we always do when we come to Estes Park each year. I was shocked to see how low the inventory was- however, my kids had NO problem finding something they loved within the budget I had given them....More

3  Thank Midlomom4d
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 31, 2009

We were in Estes Park with my nieces and nephews. We thought it would be a great place to bring the kids for an outing. We couldn't have been more wrong. My sister almost refused to go in because they don't allow strollers. That was...More

11  Thank runnerpharmer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a cute little store filled with unique gifts, antiques, puzzles, games, and of course stuffed animals!! My son and I enjoyed looking at the unique animals and found some silly gift ideas, including a raccoon hat. Kim, the new owner, also had excellent suggestions...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

From the sign and the look I expected to walk in and see nothing but wall to wall of stuffed animals. There were some upstairs and the vast downstairs area was just yard sale junk. Seems like a pattern around here for gift shops. A...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2018

This is a great stuffed animal store - if you are looking for a stuffed animal. They have loads of stuffed animals and small antiques. They also sell some souvenirs.

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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The kids enjoyed panning for gems, but other than that, it’s just a stuffed animal and Knick knack store.

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed September 20, 2017

This was very neat to visit. This store was very full of many animals and it was very fascinating to see this big boat

Thank LewisB78
Penny D, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2017

Thank you for your visit to the Ark. It is very much a unique experience and fun to visit and see all the unique items we carry. We hope you stop by and see us again, we always enjoy meeting new people.

Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

We must have 1000 stuffed animals and I threaten to "re home" three for every 1 new one brought home. HOWEVER, Estes Arc is a tradition that casts all of my threats aside. This year, used as bribery for my 11-year-old's attempt at a 10+mile...More

Thank Midlomom4d
Penny D, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2017

Thank you so much for visiting our store and making it a tradition. We love seeing return families and being apart of your vacation. We look forward to your return. Penny

Reviewed July 30, 2017

If you like stuffed animals you will like Estes Ark. If not, you might be a bit disappointed. It was near our hotel, so without looking it up, we stopped in assuming it was a souvenir place with a couple of attractions. It was heavy...More

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Penny D, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit the Ark and writing a review. We are continuously changing the Ark and adding new inventory weekly. It is a process when you first buy a business. We also have lots of home decor, man...More

Reviewed June 9, 2017

This is a great shop for families, the kids will love it. The owners are so friendly and informative and you can tell they really love what they do. Great place to pick up gifts.More

Thank Mary Beth V
Penny L, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2017

Thank you for the awesome review Mary Beth! We do LOVE what we do and this amazing place. We always hope folks feel good about being here and come back for the fun they have with the slot cars or mining. We love meeting new...More

Reviewed May 22, 2017

We saw lots of items that were lower in price here than other shops in Estes ,lots of really cool toys and tons of stuffed animals !!!More

Thank ttowntriper
Penny L, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you for coming by our store, we try very hard to keep prices down so that people can enjoy more items. We stock new items often so come back and visit us again. We have loads of Home Decor coming and don't forget the...More

Reviewed March 28, 2017

We recently traveled to Estes Park with Grandparents, 3 kids under 6 and 3 teenagers. As the teenagers were on a horseback ride, we needed something fun for the little kids. We went to Estes Ark as an 'only option' since arcades and other items...More

Thank Kristen R
Penny L, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Thank you for the awesome review Kristen! We do enjoy children and the faces they have when they enter the Ark. This is an amazing place and we LOVE sharing it. Thank you again and please come visit us again soon!

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