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Heritage Park Zoo

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Address: 1403 Heritage Park Rd, Prescott, AZ 86301-6001
Phone Number:
+1 928-778-4242
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary is a non-profit wildlife sanctuary,...

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.

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Great little zoo

I enjoy coming here more than the Phoenix zoo. Lots of great animals to see and it's not over crowded with people like the Phoenix zoo is.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2016
Dustin F
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoy coming here more than the Phoenix zoo. Lots of great animals to see and it's not over crowded with people like the Phoenix zoo is.

Thank Dustin F
Arkdale, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

A nice little family attraction. For it's small size it displays a wide variety of animals many of them rescued from the wild do to injury and rehabilitated. Attractive grounds and friendly staff. Great place for young families to visit.

1 Thank Dan C
Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

One of the best times in a zoo ever.I have never been so close to a Tiger in my life so the visit was worth my time and money just to have this thrill.Smal folksy fun zoo.Loved the bear and the Little Wallaby walk about.take the 2 hours or less to do it all

Thank Edd V
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Visited while we were in town staying with family. I was very surprised at how close you can get to the animals. We have been to zoo's all over the world and there is nothing worse than only being able to see a handful of the animals because they're not on display or they are in their dens or whatever.... More 

Thank Mark J
Chicago Il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Small but really nice. Took my parents and they liked it too we will go back for a picnic. They do not sell food just pop and water in vending machines.

Thank Keekeechicagoil
Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We've been a few times, the animals stay mostly the same, still fun and interesting to vierw them. Signage on cages is quite good, lots of useful info. We take our time, read a lot, and average about an hour per visit.

Thank tim h
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a great location to start with, right on top of a hill giving you agreat view all around as well as a cooling breeze. The zoo itself will take about an hour or two depending on your pace. Th e difference here is this is a rescue zoo. The animals have been rescued frome around the are with... More 

Thank Bigiron383
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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204 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had our grand kids (3 and 1.5) for a week and decided the zoo for an outing and were very happy. Enough animals to see and a nice walk up and down the hills. The playground was also a big hit with the kids.

Thank Greg P
Chino Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This zoo is a sanctuary for animals that have no where else to go due to injury, homelessness and other reasons. It is great for the whole family. There is a play area for children and picnic pavillion so you can bring a picnic for the zoo. The animals have great enclosures and are well cared for. My grandsons loved... More 

Thank ssiegfried2016
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The kids enjoyed this zoo in Prescott. They have quite a variety of animals to see. My children especially enjoyed watching them feed the black bear and playing on the playground after our visit.

1 Thank Heidi R

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