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Animal Ark

Features Animals
1265 Deerlodge Rd, Reno, NV 89508-7347
+1 775-970-3111
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Fun time at the Animal Ark!

Well maintained animal rescue center. Park workers were well informed and friendly. Back stories... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Georgena N
Lima, Ohio
Well maintained- Great mission!

We spent just under an hour roaming the excellent maintained trails. Each animal enclosure was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Davis, CA
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“bear feeding” (23 reviews)
“wild animals” (21 reviews)
“animal lovers” (10 reviews)
1265 Deerlodge Rd, Reno, NV 89508-7347
+1 775-970-3111
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Reviewed yesterday

Well maintained animal rescue center. Park workers were well informed and friendly. Back stories of the animals were given and made me glad the animals now have this home. There is a wide variety of animals, from tigers to bears. The feeding of the bears...More

Thank Georgena N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent just under an hour roaming the excellent maintained trails. Each animal enclosure was unique with a nice history of the animal. All animals are rescue for the most part. Bathrooms are well maintained and clean. I highly recommend a stop here and if...More

Thank mrsguinness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a visit to Reno at the end of September, we made plans to visit Animal Ark. I love animals and was very excited to see them in a place that indicates Animal Ark is a forever home for animals that cannot be returned to...More

1  Thank labonvoyer
Aaron H, General Manager at Animal Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your comments. We appreciate your taking the time to comment. Other things to consider other than the enclosure size are the health of the animals, their diet and what enrichment activities are offered to them. Our facility was started 36 years...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time. Loved the back stories of the animals. Loved watching the Bears eat. Was a nice walk around Reno's park like setting.

Thank Jill D
Aaron H, General Manager at Animal Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful places in Reno. The view of the mountains is incredible, and since I was seeking locations to take pictures, I was so very excited when I discovered the surroundings. More importantly, the animals are sweet and visitors can...More

Thank Rob6890
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Went first thing in the morning when the animals were more active, and rented the golf cart so we could 'make laps' several times which helped us see more active animals as they woke up from naps. A great place to spend several hours that...More

Thank robgriffith5365
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Animal Ark is a very nice clean animal sanctuary. It is non profit aimed at protecting injured or abandoned wild animals. You can easily spend a good half day just wandering the grounds. They have some nice picnic areas . The variety of animals is...More

Thank OFB47
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is a sanctuary for animals in the hopes that they can be reintroduced into the wild and if they can't, they have a forever home at Animal Ark. We rented a golf cart as I have mobility issue right now- super helpful. We got...More

Thank Ally G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Animal Ark is a well thought-out educational experience for people and a welcoming home for the rescued animals who call it home. Be prepared with walking shoes, unless you're going to rent a golf cart, to move along the paths between the enclosures. And bring...More

Thank WaverlyCat
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a wonderful place run by amazing people who must all love animals! A must for kids of all ages. There are many beautiful animals and birds and more to see. Worth the drive! (It can get warm in the Summer so we arrived...More

Thank tahoegngr
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28 June 2017|
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Response from FosterMT | Reviewed this property |
The picnic area does have some shade. Definitely bring a hat and some water. I believe there was air in the main building. The entire property is solar operated.
1 April 2017|
Response from Aaron H | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately Public Transportation does not come this far. Probably Uber may be your best bet. We have heard it is less expensive than a taxi....
20 March 2017|
Response from arhiibel | Property representative |
Yes, we are open now for the season. Everyday except Monday. Call ahead if weather looks bad.