Animal Ark

1265 Deerlodge Rd
Reno NV  89508

Phone: (775) 970-3111

Animal Ark

Animal Ark Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature Center since 1986, is located 28 miles north of Reno and is a safe haven for injured, abandoned and otherwise non-releasable wild animals who act as ambassadors for their species. Animal Ark Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature Center offers a recreational educational experience for people of all ages. It conducts outreach programs in the local schools and wildlife/environmental tours for children and adults alike at its 38 acre facility. Interpretive signs and Docents give visitors the opportunity to learn about the world around them. Our staff and volunteers consist of educators, biologists, and college students in addition to retired individuals. All share a love of wildlife and sharing what they know!



Animal Ark in Reno, NV A Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature Center http://www.animalark.org Visit Us Today!

Animal Ark, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) Nevada Corporation since 1986, is located 28 miles north of Reno and is a safe haven for injured, abandoned and otherwise non-releasable wild animals who act as ambassadors for their species. Animal Ark Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature Center offers a recreational educational experience for people of all ages. It conducts outreach programs in the local schools and wildlife/environmental tours for children and adults alike at its 38 acre facility. Interpretive signs and Docents give visitors the opportunity to learn about the world around them. Our staff and volunteers consist of educators, biologists, and college students in addition to retired individuals. All share a love of wildlife and sharing what they know!

Donations may be tax-deductible pursuant to the provisions of Section 170 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986

Operating Hours:
Open 10:00am - 4:30pm, Tuesday – Sunday
April 1 to October 31

Regular Admission Prices:
$10 Adults
$9.50 Seniors - Ages 60 and above
$6.50 children age 3-12
2 and under are free
$75 Passport Tour - Up to 9 people


Animal Ark, a wildlife sanctuary, inspires environmental stewardship through wildlife education

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Founded: 1981

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Non-Profit Organization, Tourist Attraction, Wildlife Sanctuary

Hours

Tue: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm



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Past Events

Animal Ark Stampede (5K Trail Run and Kid's Mile)

Animal Ark Stampede (5K Trail Run and Kid's Mile)
09:00 am - 05/19/2018

At Animal Ark

It’s the sixth annual Animal Ark Stampede! Run through the beauty of nature at Animal Ark on this challenging 5K course or enjoy a brisk morning walk. A fun, one-mile...

Sponsor's Night - Spring

Sponsor's Night - Spring
04:30 pm - 04/14/2018

At Animal Ark

This is a special event for Members and Adoptive Parents! Bring a treat for your animal and watch keepers feeding treats. You can talk to the animal keepers and...

Opening Day

Opening Day
10:00 am - 03/24/2018

At Animal Ark

February Wild Winter Weekend

February Wild Winter Weekend
11:00 am - 02/17/2018

At Animal Ark

Join us on President's Day Weekend for our second Wild Winter Weekend! Our residents are sporting their full winter coats and are very active. We don't have a lot...

January Wild Winter Weekend

January Wild Winter Weekend
11:00 am - 01/13/2018

At Animal Ark

See the Animal Ark residents in their winter coats! Animal Ark will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11-3, weather permitting. Enjoy watching animals play in their...

Sponsor's Night

Sponsor's Night
04:30 pm - 08/26/2017

At Animal Ark

Animal Ark Members and Adoptive Parents are invited to this Invitation-Only event! Bring a treat for your animal; talk to the animal keepers; and hear behind-the-scenes...

Animal Ark Insect Adventures!

Animal Ark Insect Adventures!
10:00 am - 06/13/2017

At Animal Ark

Nevada Bugs and Butterflies is excited to partner with Animal Ark to highlight small creatures along with the big ones! We’ll have a number of native insects and...

Nevada Bugs and Butterflies

Nevada Bugs and Butterflies
10:00 am - 06/13/2017

At Animal Ark

Animal Ark is excited to partner with Nevada Bugs and Butterflies to highlight the small creatures as well as the big ones. We will have a number of native insects...

Raptor Adventures

Raptor Adventures
11:15 am - 05/29/2017

At Animal Ark

Raptor Adventures is returning to Animal Ark with a special demonstration of raptors in flight. Join Jim and Kathleen Tigan and their birds of prey for an educationaly...

Animal Ark Cheetah 500

Animal Ark Cheetah 500
05:30 pm - 05/28/2017

At Animal Ark

This is Animal Ark's version of the Indy 500! Watch the world's fastest land animal in action as our cheetahs run at top speeds, completely off leash, on Animal...

Animal Ark Stampede 5K Fun Run

Animal Ark Stampede 5K Fun Run
08:30 am - 05/20/2017

At Animal Ark

Run through the beauty of nature at Animal Ark on this challengine 5K course or enjoy a brisk morning walk. There will be kid's runs as well as face painting, vendors...

Pinatas and Predators

Pinatas and Predators
10:15 am - 05/06/2017

At Animal Ark

Animal Ark invites you to celebrate the Cinco de Mayo weekend by watching our predators open their treat-filled pinatas. Be sure to bring your camera for some great...

Sponsor's Night

Sponsor's Night
04:30 pm - 04/15/2017

At Animal Ark

This is an invitation-only event for Members and Adoptive Parents! Bring a treat for your animal; talk to the animal keepers; and hear behind-the-scenes stories....

Opening Day

Opening Day
10:00 am - 03/18/2017

At Animal Ark

It's sneaking up on us right now! This year, we are opening two weeks early for our summer season. We will be open Tuesday through Sunday (closed Mondays) from 10:00...

February Wild Winter Weekend

February Wild Winter Weekend
11:00 am - 02/18/2017

At Animal Ark

Join us for our second Wild Winter Weekend on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19. We will be open from 11-3 on both days. Our animals are active and sporting...

Wild Winter Weekends

Wild Winter Weekends
11:00 am - 01/14/2017

At Animal Ark

See the Animal Ark residents in their winter coats! Animal Ark will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11-3, weather permitting. Enjoy watching animals play in their...

Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving Weekend
11:00 am - 11/25/2016

At Animal Ark

Tired of Thanksgiving turkey? Don't want to join the stampede at the mall? Come visit Animal Ark this Friday and Saturday - come see the animals, enjoy the outdoors,...

Last Chance Cheetah Dash

Last Chance Cheetah Dash
04:45 pm - 10/22/2016

At Animal Ark

Join us for our Last Chance Cheetah Dash this Saturday October 22, at 4:45 pm. This will be our last public cheetah run of the 2016 season. We have spaces available...

Zumba for the Ark

Zumba for the Ark
12:00 pm - 08/13/2016

At Animal Ark

Discover the Wild Side! Join us for Zumba for the Ark at Baldini's Ballroom, located on the second floor of Baldini's. This will be a Master Class instructed by...

All American Cheetah Dash

All American Cheetah Dash
06:30 pm - 07/30/2016

At Animal Ark

Celebrate America's birthday month at the Animal Ark and enjoy an incredible experience - watch these magnificent cats running at extraordinary speed, off leash,...

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