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Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary

Features Animals
8103 Racel St, Las Vegas, NV 89131-1401
+1 702-645-4224
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May GOD help you if you wish to work here.

May GOD be with you if you wish to work here I’m going to start off with the horrendous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alice A
Nature Sanctuary is a boon to many birds and animals

Too many people buy exotic animals not realizing how long they can live - decades! The Gilcrease... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Spokane, WA
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We are a lifetime care facility for all sorts of animals from domestic to exotic. Our mission is to provide an enriched, healthy living environment for our animals and to provide for educational opportunities for people to learn about the amazing species that inhabit our planet.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“exotic birds” (5 reviews)
“emus” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
8103 Racel St, Las Vegas, NV 89131-1401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

May GOD be with you if you wish to work here I’m going to start off with the horrendous Rat/mouse infestation they have. I used to walk in every morning to see the poor birds LITERALLY digging through a top layer of rodent feces to...More

Thank Alice A
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Too many people buy exotic animals not realizing how long they can live - decades! The Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary provides a good home for many, many parrots, cockatiels and other really cool birds. They are all extremely well cared for. There's also a large number...More

Thank RushCubFan
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is an animal sanctuary that has probably over 100 parrots and other exotic birds, farm animals, llamas, emus, deer and horses. It is run by volunteers who lovingly take care of animals abandoned and/or surrendered by their owners. The sanctuary is just a short...More

1  Thank Annette M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Gilcrease is a wonderful opportunity to be able to visit a working Farm. They always have something ripe and ready to pick. Take your kids to pick some fruit and vegetables. They will be begging you to go back!

Thank vcal2011
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I found out about this place on a website for things to do in Las Vegas. I noticed that they were having an arts fest on the Saturday that we would be vacationing in Vegas and so I thought we would see what they have...More

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

They have a lot of animals to see for a medium mom and pop sanctuary. But I loved it. You really get up and personal with the animals and see how they interact. If your visiting is about natura this is the place to go...More

3  Thank Shastri M
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Visit the Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary and take the whole family. They are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing safe-haven for animals of all types. They are serving the public Interest by preventing cruelty to animals that have been abandoned or neglected. As a nonprofit,...More

2  Thank Bigredmachine
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Was very disappointed at Gilcrease Orchards - was dirty, dusty, produce was damaged nothing like what the web sight showed or stated - was very disappointing

1  Thank Karl F
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is the second time we have visited here. Our young Grandson loved it especially when we got one of the cockatiel to say 'Hello Charlie' . You only pay a donation as an entrance fee, so I sincerely hope visitors do not abuse this....More

3  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Gilcrease Sanctuary is worth visiting is you are a local or a tourist. I couldn't be happier to pet little billy goats, admiring several llamas observe you from the lookout of a small hill. It's fun talking with very vocal and colorful macaws, cockatiels,...More

2  Thank Algorithm B
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