Top 5 Animal Parks (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Animal Parks (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Animal Parks — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:


1500 E. Route 66,
Williams, AZ 86046
Experience animal wildlife the way it was meant to be, in a natural environment and all from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle. Your family will enjoy the wide variety of wildlife, from majestic bison and nimble bighorn sheep to stealthy mountain lions and adorable bear cubs.

Out Of Africa Wildlife Park

3505 W. Highway 260,
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
At Out of Africa, you get a different view of wildlife. Here, exotic animals roam in spacious habitats, so you can see their natural behavior up-close. And, with exciting shows like Tiger Splash and the Predator Feed, Out of Africa is like nothing you’ve ever seen.

Reid Park Zoo

1100 S. Randolph Way,
Tucson, AZ 85716
Meet more than 400 animals — rhinos, elephants, anteaters, polar bears, lions and many more. Venture into the African, Asian and South American regions. Explore the Flight Connection — the full-flight, walkthrough aviary.

Phoenix Zoo

455 N. Galvin Pkwy.,
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Home to more than 1,300 animals, guests can take a walk through Monkey Village, have an up close encounter with a giraffe, ride a camel, hop aboard the Safari Train, learn about farm life at the petting zoo and enjoy several water play features during spring and summer months.

Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium

16501 W. Northern Ave., Litchfield Park,
AZ 85340 623-935-WILD (9453)
Wildlife World Zoo has been an integral part of the West Valley for more than two decades, and with the opening of a multimillion-dollar aquarium, it just keeps getting better and better. The Zoo is open 7 days a week, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (The aquarium is open to 9 p.m.) That means we are open every day and night of the year — even holidays.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012