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Ponca Elk Education Center

Main St, Ponca, AR 72670
+1 870-861-2432
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Must see especially if you have kids

Great place to visit. Lots of displays with sound and things to touch! Very informative with a nice... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Jasper, Arkansas
Nice Stop....

Nice education center that kids would find interesting and helpful. Nice simple hands on exhibits... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
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Main St, Ponca, AR 72670
+1 870-861-2432
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Great place to visit. Lots of displays with sound and things to touch! Very informative with a nice gift shop that has lots of educational things for sale. They also provide information about the area.

Thank 178cookie21
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Nice education center that kids would find interesting and helpful. Nice simple hands on exhibits that peak your interest in the wildlife of the area.

Thank Hoach
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The people assisting here are so informative and friendly offering all kinds of tips on where to see the Elk, and the different sights to see in the area. They have a very nice gift shop with some outstanding wildlife and scenery books! Lots of...More

Thank Kayece
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Can see elk almost everyday close to the road. So watch for cars to be parked along the road and sometimes stopped in the road as people get out to take pictures.

1  Thank Jeri C
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We came away refreshed with a few sticks of elk jerky, and other items, plus, valuable information about the natural surroundings and Elk relocation, and some local history of Ponca. Interactive kids and adult exhibits. Moderate space packed with lots of resources, and nice gift...More

Thank DebaL620
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is a very well maintained center. Lots of history of the area, animals that live in the area, maps, guides, gifts.

Thank 85Mick007
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Lots of "stuffed" animals. Good information on the local elk and where to see them. We did go back to where they said in the evening and saw several elk. Definitely worth the stop.

Thank Kelli M
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Very nicely done education center. There are many displays and quite a few displays encourage you to handle them. There's a collection of plaster cast of tracks and pelts from the local wild life among other things.

Thank lorangerhoney
Reviewed 8 April 2016

A free center to stop in and see what is in the area. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Provided good tips and maps.

Thank intoreality
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Interesting place for basis education on elk and other local wildlife. Unfortunately, when we were there, the female on duty was more interested in flirting with a park ranger than answering our questions. Her comments were curt and tone did not invite further inquiries. This...More

Thank Cheryl R
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