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Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo

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Address: 847 Whittington Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3318
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+1 501-623-6172
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Trip with the Grandchildren

I had visited this Alligator farm over 15 years ago and I wanted to come back with my grandchildren this time and my husband. I knew my grandchildren would enjoy it and they did... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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Dallas, Texas
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Seminole, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stopped here just as we had gotten into Hot Springs. It was a neat little petting zoo. They have several different animals that have good habitats. The goats are fun to pet but beware entering with little children that have bread because they will do anything for the bread. Also, it was very fun to hold... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice family exhibit. The owner gives you bread to feed the little goats. I liked that. The gators were hibernating but still awesome to see in real life, and close up.

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Thank gwilli716
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't wait to go back this summer. We will be taking our nephews and God kids. It is so cool. The animals are great and the people are very knowledgeable. Plus you get to hold an alligator!!!!

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Thank kahenderson
Gibsonburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shared experience with family of 3generations and it was very much fun. Can't believe I held a gator. Show was awesome and very informative.

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Thank LuAnn W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The kids loved getting to pet the aligator. They were all inside and very still, but the employee got in the enclosure and made them move around. The kids also enjoyed feeding the baby goats and petting the other animals. They have monkeys, and wolves and cute little racoons. Kids loved it! Ages 2 and 4.

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Thank Jean F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Not quite sure we received our return on our investment for the price of admission. Fortunately this was not the only attraction on our list for this area because we drove a bit out of our way. Our kids enjoyed holding a tiny gator, then you walk around and see tons of Alligators sleeping in a big fenced in area.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

folks that work here are fantastic, got to hold an alligator, and they told me of the area with the baseball history.

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Thank garyamiller53
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This was a total hit with our family! We enjoyed feeding the petting zoo animals bread, and when the bread ran out we started picking up acorns off the ground and feeding them to the deer. The staff was very friendly, and the facility was very clean. Our 5 year old daughter loved getting to hold a small alligator. You... More 

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1 Thank Class_act97
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I use to come here when I was younger with my momma and daddy. And I'm making those same fun memories with my family. My children were able to feed the goats and hold a baby alligator. Which she loved so much very awesome. Plan on taking another trip in a couple weeks and this place is on our to... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had visited this Alligator farm over 15 years ago and I wanted to come back with my grandchildren this time and my husband. I knew my grandchildren would enjoy it and they did, but I was sure my husband was just going along with it for their sake and not expecting much, but he seemed to really be pleasantly... More 

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