A Wildlife Sanctuary

Dedicated to saving wild animals


Cheetah Runs, Raptor Adventures, and Wolf Howl Nights are just some of our family friendly events.


Plan a day trip to Animal Ark with your friends and family. About thirty minute drive North of Reno.


Watch our growing collection of videos highlighting our wild animals and behind the scenes.


Animal Ark offers year-round educational programs for educators and students of all ages.

Meet The Animals

Come and Meet
  • Whiston
  • Ivan
  • Rayna
  • Piper
  • Milo
  • Kalvin
  • Mr. Peabody
  • Jonni






Dollars Donation Goal

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  • Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day

Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day

This is tremendous news for us – please, consider shopping at Whole Foods on Wednesday. You get great food, and Animal Ark gets a wonderful donation to keep our animals happy and well-fed this winter. 

Press Release Below:


Whole Foods Market Community Giving […]

  • Care4Bears Raffle

Care4Bears Raffle

Baby Bear Update: the four orphan bear cubs are all doing well, other than eating us out of house and home. They weigh about 60 pounds each now, and the four of them are consuming over 50 pounds of […]

  • Paws and Claws

Paws and Claws

Our annual fundraising event, Paws and Claws, was an outstanding success this year. After several years of bad weather: rain, wind, snow and freezing temps, the weather for the event on Sunday, Sept. 25 was absolutely perfect! The event […]