The Wild Animal Sanctuary


A 10,473-acre refuge with more than 500 rescued Lions, Tigers, Bears, Wolves and other large carnivores roaming freely. New 48,000 sq. ft. Welcome Center Complex with numerous spaces for weddings, meetings, conferences and other events. Restaurant, Ice Cream Shop and Catering Commissary available. Facility can accommodate up to 1,000 guests.


Green Practices
  • Hours: Open Daily: 9am-Sunset
  • Miles to airport: 31
  • Miles to CCC: 37.2
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 4500
  • Onsite Parking Spaces: 1200
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  • Group Activities Description: The Sanctuary has activities/tours available for adult or student groups, including guided and unguided facility tours, behind the scenes tours and volunteer activities, educational speaker/presentations, demonstrations, and other educational or volunteering activities for groups. Special events range from 1-2 hour tours, to half and full day activities. Facility and tours are handicap accessible, as is the Sanctuary’s “Mile Into The Wild” elevated walkway and observation decks.
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Green Practices
  • Green Practice Desc: The facility is designed with both active and passive solar heating and energy systems. We incorporate recycling in many aspects from composting to food share programs and waste management.

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Total Sq. Ft. 48000
  • Catering Any licensed caterer, In-house, In-house or preferred list, Preferred list
  • Type of Venue Parks & Gardens, Special Events Venue
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet, Tradeshow/Expo, Meeting Classroom
  • Number of Rooms 1
  • Reception Capacity: 4500

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