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Keepers of the Wild Nature Park

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13441 E Hwy 66, Valentine, AZ 86437-1109
+1 928-769-1800
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Lovely Place

I absolutely loved my visit to Keepers of the Wild. Please remember this is a sanctuary for... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Lucy C
via mobile
A Santuary --- Not a Zoo

Keepers of Wild rescues all sorts of animals from situations ranging from horrible to unfortunate... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Richard M
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Keepers of the Wild is home to over 150 exotic and wild animals that were rescued from lives of neglect or abuse including a grizzly bear, tigers, leopards, cougars, monkeys, birds, reptiles, wallabies, hoof stock, and a variety of indigenous wildlife. Animals placed at Keepers of the Wild can depend on a safe and life-long home. Our scenic nature park is nestled on 175 acres in Valentine, AZ on Historic Route 66. Whether you opt to walk the park or take a guided safari tour, all visitors will experience an up-close look at animals in their spacious natural habitats. Keepers of the Wild is very popular with residents, visitors and tourists and is ideal for school field trips for children and family outings. Guided tours of the animal park are exciting, enlightening and educational. Handicap Accessible Tour Tram Covered Patio & Picnic Areas Gift Shop: Gifts, Apparel, Snacks and Drinks Group, Senior & Military Discounts Free Parking
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
13441 E Hwy 66, Valentine, AZ 86437-1109
+1 928-769-1800
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved my visit to Keepers of the Wild. Please remember this is a sanctuary for animals, not a zoo!! It broke my heart hearing some of the stories of how the animals were mistreated, they do a really good job. If visiting make...More

1  Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Keepers of Wild rescues all sorts of animals from situations ranging from horrible to unfortunate happenings of life. If the animal can be released (not the lions and tigers) after regaining health, it is returned to the wild. If not, then the animal remains in...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We went on the weekend and I am so happy we went. It was so great to see all the different animals up close. They all look so cared for, this is a great place.

1  Thank june a
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We did the self guided tour, looking forward to doing the guided tour on our next visit. Call ahead to verify times for the guided tours to be sure you arrive in time. Definitely a highlight of our visit on Route 66.

1  Thank Dan A
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Loved the place!! The animals were so well cared for and the guide gave you the background on the animals. Recommend taking the guided tour.

1  Thank culpfamily249
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Beautifully kept land with scattered wild animals housed in their own fenced environments. Trails were easy to follow with shaded areas to relax. Signage with details for each species. Up close and personal experience never to be forgotten.

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I haven't been here in years and decided to take my grandson while he is visiting. They have been doing a lot of work to make it comfortable for the animals. I recommend taking the walking tour, not only do you get exercise, you get...More

1  Thank Manxmk
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Keepers of the Wild is a wild animal sanctuary -it is not a petting zoo, so you will not be touching/feeding the animals; the animals don't come out of their habitats to do tricks or put on a show for visitor. Many of the animals...More

1  Thank AJ110404
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Bless their hearts, the sanctuary takes in animals abandoned, rescued and abused. (I imagine that all the animals from Ringling Brothers Barnum Bailey traveling circus will closing down, animals will be wanting for places to go like this) The 4:30 feeding tour with April and...More

Thank SantaFeDiva
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the Keepers of the Wild Nature Park on a whim, after seeing a sign near Kingman. There are 3 guided tours a day or you can just walk around the park at your leisure. We decided on the later since the guided tours...More

1  Thank Jan B
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Bethany T
10 October 2017|
Response from june a | Reviewed this property |
One hour before feeding time should be good.
Wanda P
3 June 2016|
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Response from keepersofthewild | Property representative |
Hello Wanda, None of our animals are loose. We provide large spacious natural habitats for the animals. Each habitat is completely fenced to ensure the safety of the animals and the public.
30 May 2015|
Response from Grandmatoni | Reviewed this property |
I was able to get two adult tickets for $24.00 on Groupon. The tram tour was an additional $10.00 (well worth it). I would suggest checking out their web site for pricing and tour times.