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Heritage Park Zoo

#8 of 70 things to do in Prescott Features Animals
1403 Heritage Park Rd, Prescott, AZ 86301-6001
+1 928-778-4242
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Heritage Park Zoo

Great place visit with kids of any age. Very inexpensive and I love that these are rescue animals... read more

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Perfect Size for a Local Animal Sanctuary

Sanctuary for Injured / Orphaned Animals. Have been going each year for 20 years. Not too big that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1403 Heritage Park Rd, Prescott, AZ 86301-6001
+1 928-778-4242
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place visit with kids of any age. Very inexpensive and I love that these are rescue animals. The peacocks roam free which the kids just loved! Pack a lunch and bring a cooler as there are several picnic tables as you enter to your...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sanctuary for Injured / Orphaned Animals. Have been going each year for 20 years. Not too big that kids or grand parents to get exhausted. But, lots of animals, snakes, spiders, for an easy 1 -2 hour stroll. Amazing location near the Dells ! Worth...More

Thank AlaskaSun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this local zoo with such friendly staff and animals. We went to a birthday party last week for a friend's kid and had a blast! Love the water area and hopefully they have the jungle gym fixed soon.

Thank happyhippychick24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful zoo and people! Affordable and the perfect amount of attractions-not overwhelming! And right next Willow Lake in the boulders, beautiful setting! They are also a rescue only, so by visiting you're helping animals.

Thank rausgu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the animals at this zoo are here because they cannot be returned to the wild. They have ample space and plenty of interaction with the caretakers.

Thank lmmarley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this small zoo hidden in the hills of granite mountain by the lake. Its a small zoo but who maintained and you can generally are most of the animals. This last trip we couldn't spy the mountain lion or the wolves but the...More

Thank Sosilly6
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Animals were well kept and looked healthy. Everyone was friendly. We got there by 11am. Most of the big cats were asleep, but walk around their areas and see them from different views. Only vending machines and snacks in gift shop. About 1-2 hours to...More

Thank Mandi L
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We visited mid-afternoon and the animals were either sleeping or not visible. It was getting warmer out and they may have been looking for shade - as we were also. We did appreciate the concept of the rescue of these animals and the written explanation...More

Thank jshj72
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Taking this zoo in context, said excellent. It is run mostly by volunteers, not super big , all rescue animals in one way or another. Just the right size for a morning out with a 2 year old. The feeding times are varied, allowing us...More

Thank Shack2_05
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.

Thank selizabet
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Mandi L
8 June 2017|
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Response from ALT44 | Reviewed this property |
We spent about an hour there. As others have noted, it is a very small zoo, and no food is available. And definitely go in the morning during the summer!
Bruce F
8 December 2016|
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Response from HPZS_86301 | Property representative |
Hi Bruce, Thank you for inquiring. Our current policy is that only service animals are allowed on grounds. We are HUGE animal lovers here, and in a perfect world we'd all be able to take our dogs everywhere, but because we... More
6 February 2016|
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Response from AZnewbe | Reviewed this property |
Here is the Contact source for the Heritage Zoo. You might try searching the "Heritage Zoo" with one of the search engines. They have a Contact site. Policy won't let me send you the HTML or website link?