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Estes Ark

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Take Time to be a Kid Again

Such a cute little store filled with unique gifts, antiques, puzzles, games, and of course stuffed... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Jennifer L
Large Store in a Big Boat

This was very neat to visit. This store was very full of many animals and it was very fascinating... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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“stuffed animals”(26 reviews)
“race track”(3 reviews)
“attractions”(4 reviews)
New Owners as of August 2015. ESTES ARK is an amazing must see experience: Noah's Attic which has many ark novelty items and books and activities. Our Rainbow Curve Raceway nostalgic slot car race track a flashback in time (There are rental fees...more
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521 Lone Pine Dr, Hwy 34 East - across from Lake Estes, Estes Park, CO 80517-9407
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Just over the road from the best restaurant in Estes Park, shout out to the Antonio’s massive! The shop is incredibly designed, it is worth the visit just to see the design. Inside there are a magnitude of stuffed animals and toys great place for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travellingjacko
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

We went looking for an attraction we saw on several reviews (a racetrack in the lower level) but was informed it was gone now. My daughter was so upset :( they have a huge variety of gifts and such for a bit of a price....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sjlngn13
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Such a cute little store filled with unique gifts, antiques, puzzles, games, and of course stuffed animals!! My son and I enjoyed looking at the unique animals and found some silly gift ideas, including a raccoon hat. Kim, the new owner, also had excellent suggestions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

From the sign and the look I expected to walk in and see nothing but wall to wall of stuffed animals. There were some upstairs and the vast downstairs area was just yard sale junk. Seems like a pattern around here for gift shops. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank UncleTravlingMatt
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a great stuffed animal store - if you are looking for a stuffed animal. They have loads of stuffed animals and small antiques. They also sell some souvenirs.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lulabell2014
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The kids enjoyed panning for gems, but other than that, it’s just a stuffed animal and Knick knack store.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This was very neat to visit. This store was very full of many animals and it was very fascinating to see this big boat

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank LewisB78
Penny D, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for your visit to the Ark. It is very much a unique experience and fun to visit and see all the unique items we carry. We hope you stop by and see us again, we always enjoy meeting new people.

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We must have 1000 stuffed animals and I threaten to "re home" three for every 1 new one brought home. HOWEVER, Estes Arc is a tradition that casts all of my threats aside. This year, used as bribery for my 11-year-old's attempt at a 10+mile...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Midlomom4d
Penny D, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you so much for visiting our store and making it a tradition. We love seeing return families and being apart of your vacation. We look forward to your return. Penny

Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you like stuffed animals you will like Estes Ark. If not, you might be a bit disappointed. It was near our hotel, so without looking it up, we stopped in assuming it was a souvenir place with a couple of attractions. It was heavy...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JTrice77
Penny D, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit the Ark and writing a review. We are continuously changing the Ark and adding new inventory weekly. It is a process when you first buy a business. We also have lots of home decor, man...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a great shop for families, the kids will love it. The owners are so friendly and informative and you can tell they really love what they do. Great place to pick up gifts.More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mary Beth V
Penny L, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thank you for the awesome review Mary Beth! We do LOVE what we do and this amazing place. We always hope folks feel good about being here and come back for the fun they have with the slot cars or mining. We love meeting new...More

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