Mission: Animal Ark Wildlife Sanctuary, a non-profit 501(c)(3), since 1986 is located twenty-eight 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 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 consists of educators, biologists, veterinary students, and college students in addition to retired individuals. All share a love of wildlife and sharing what they know!
Programs: Programs include outreach programs, educational tours, wildlife demonstrations, special events such as high speed cheetah runs, wolf howls, night tours and animal enrichment programs happen monthly.