We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Heritage Park Zoo

Certificate of Excellence
Features Animals
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 1403 Heritage Park Rd, Prescott, AZ 86301-6001
Phone Number:
+1 928-778-4242
Website
Today
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 213 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 108
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Nice small animal sanctuary

This was a nice find. There are bears, a lion, tiger, and s variety of rescue animals. Small mids would enjoy this. We adults had a nice relaxing time. The zoo reflects a lot of... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
selizabet
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

213 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 213: English reviews
Level Contributor
21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This was a nice find. There are bears, a lion, tiger, and s variety of rescue animals. Small mids would enjoy this. We adults had a nice relaxing time. The zoo reflects a lot of care.

Helpful?
Thank selizabet
Red Bluff, California
Level Contributor
141 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I can't say we really enjoyed our visit to this zoo... We have stopped in many over the years. Many of the exhibits really seemed neglected and honestly, some of the animals looked pretty cramped. You can tell many working in the park really care.

Helpful?
1 Thank Budlink
Dewey, Arizona
Level Contributor
63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Went to visit with family visiting from Syracuse. They have a 12 year old daughter who loves animals so we wanted to take her there. Very nice facility and clean. Just enough to look at too. Glad we went in the morning as it was warm today and the animals were lively. Read where they nap in the afternoon. Really... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cruiseaddict2
Clearwater, Florida
Level Contributor
881 reviews
326 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The price to enter the zoo is appropriate for this attraction. The place is not large. We went at 2 PM near the end of April. Most creatures were napping. The Bear was being fed. That was a treat. The zoo is well-maintained, has nice restrooms, great gift shop, and friendly staff.

Helpful?
Thank Bob19512014
Surprise, Arizona
Level Contributor
190 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

When we first arrived the volunteers told us to hurry up the hill to see Cassie (the Bengal tiger) getting fed. It happened to be "bone day" - a once a week occurrence. The bones are very important to Cassie - she was very protective of the bones, and made a lot of noise and seemed to be threatening us.... More 

Helpful?
Thank ALT44
Sun City, Arizona
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were in Prescott and visited the zoo. It is a small non-profit zoo with animals that have been rescued or are given by other zoos with not enough room for them. The enclosures are nice with room for the animals to roam. There are areas for reptiles and birds. The grounds are well kept and the staff are friendly.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Richard B
Prescott, Arizona, United States
Level Contributor
31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

What a fun an educational day trip for the family. Very friendly, clean and easy access to all of the park.

Helpful?
Thank Cathey S
Prescott, Arizona
Level Contributor
28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A very good selection of different animals. Also selection of different reptiles and a tarantula cave. The highlight for me and my family was the 1:15 feeding of Sach the black bear. He is adorable and it seemed like he enjoyed the crowd. That alone was worth the admission! Plan on spending a lot of time there. They have picnic... More 

Helpful?
Thank CARLA G
Covina, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Nice little zoo. You are pretty close to the animals. We Saw one of the Bears being fed. I loved the little red fox. So cute. We enjoyed our visit.

Helpful?
Thank GrandmaB62
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great little zoo right in your backyard. The staff is very knowledgeable and the animals are in great shape. The habitats are very clean.

Helpful?
Thank donnak123

Travellers who viewed Heritage Park Zoo also viewed

 

Been to Heritage Park Zoo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Heritage Park Zoo and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Heritage Park Zoo staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?