Warm Weather Affects Hibernating Animals

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Prairie Dog's Response to Groundhog Day

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Where are the Bears?

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Discounted Admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Junior Day at HPZS

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary will be offering a discounted admission fee on Monday, January 19, 2015. All visitors ages 3 and up will have a reduced admission of $5. Children under 3 and HPZS members receive free admission.

For more information call 778-4242 ext. 16 or


Become a Heritage Park Zoo Docent!

Do you enjoy learning and teaching about animals and wildlife? Consider becoming a Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary Docent! Docent Training Classes will be offered beginning this February.

Trained docents lead guided tours, educate the public on the animals and the Sanctuary, represent the Sanctuary at off-site events, and have the opportunity to do animal presentations. Docents play a key role in the Sanctuary’s effort to educate the public about wildlife and conservation.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a docent, visit or to enroll in the program, call the Education Coordinator at (928)778-4242 ext 18, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or stop by the HPZS Gift Shop for an application.