United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Trip Report Colorado - Wild Animal Sanctuary

Jump to last reply

I have written several times in the past about my visits to the Wild Animal Sanctuary located outside Denver.
www.fodors.com/community/united-states/lions-and-tigers-and-bears-oh-my.cfm

I made another trip today and the improvements since my trip last thanksgiving are amazing. The 'Mile into the Wild Walkway' is almost complete. The most recent extension opened 3 weeks ago and the last of the current project will open in a couple of weeks.

When we first went in 2009, you could only really observe the lions and tigers well. Now the bears, wolves, and smaller animals (fox,lynx,bobcat) are easy to observe.

We went on a Saturday morning when the animals were being fed so most were very active as they saw the 'chuck wagon' coming.

The bears were very active - saw two grizzlies 'sumo wrestling' for quite a while. The tigers were very active and vocal.

Admission is still only $10 for adults while I would say the value is at least twice what it was.
We spent about 2 hours. I could have stayed longer but 'the Stomach' - a.k.a. my son - needed to be fed.

The website was updated a few months ago and is very well designed.
www.wildanimalsanctuary.org/

4 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Where can I best see Orca whales in the wild?
  2. 2 Cab Cost from McCarren to Venetian Hotel?
  3. 3 Roadtrip Across the Country
  4. 4 Brooklyn why?
  5. 5 Yellowstone Lodging in October
  6. 6 NYC over Memorial Day Weekend 2014
  7. 7 WEst Coast WINTER holiday - 5 weeks driving.
  8. 8 Hotel recommendation for San Francisco
  9. 9 Florida--single woman seeks best beaches for swimming and
  10. 10 Seeking advice from year round Tucson residents
  11. 11 Trip Report My Boston weekend...killing time near MGH
  12. 12 NYC apartments through CitySonnet.com
  13. 13 Kennedy Space Center
  14. 14 Alexandria or Georgetown
  15. 15 Should we stop for a Saturday night in Baltimore?
  16. 16 Lunch with little girls UWS?
  17. 17 Metro from airport to hotel?
  18. 18 5 week in US/Mexico
  19. 19 AK-Glacier Bay, Wrangel Elias, Lake Clark, Matanuska glacier, Valdez?
  20. 20 Trip Report John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
  21. 21 recommended cheaper hotels around thanksgiving
  22. 22 RIP Rizzoli, J&R Music, Pearl Paint
  23. 23 Book ahead for weekends this spring in Asheville, NC
  24. 24 Best non-chic, non-strip Hotel choices in Las Vegas??
  25. 25 Colorado Trip in Late May 2014
View next 25 » Back to the top