Arkansas April 12, 2018
Have A Real Life Adventure At This Arkansas Alligator Farm
From big cats to even elephants, Arkansas is an unexpected haven for a number of creatures. The Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo in Hot Springs has been thrilling families since 1902. Let’s take a tour of this city’s oldest attraction.
The Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo is one of those places that every family needs to visit at least once.
It's located at
847 Whittington Ave. in Hot Springs.
It's actually one of the oldest attractions in the state.
It was originally was founded in 1902 by Mr. H.L. Campbell. The Bridges family purchased the zoo in 1947 and its now managed by second generation Bridges.
You can finally learn the difference between a crocodile and an alligator.
One you'll see in a while, the other later.
That's the only bad joke in this article, we promise.
Feeding time has always been the most popular attraction of the farm.
Beginning in May, the public feedings will be held every Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday at noon.
During your visit, you'll also have the chance to hold a young alligator.
Conquer your fear in a safe setting and take advantage of this perfect photo opportunity.
You can also visit friendlier critters in the petting zoo.
They have sheep, goat, emu and donkeys.
The farm really has quite the menagerie.
You'll spot small primates, Arkansas mountain lions, wild ducks, wolves, turkeys, and peacocks.
It's also home to one of the most bizarre displays you'll ever come across.
The "merman" has been a resident to the farm since it opened.
No matter which animal is your favorite, the Arkansas Alligator Farm makes for one fun-family trip.
Tickets are $9.00 for adults and $7.00 for ages 2-12. For more details, you can visit their website right
If you’re hungry for more, feel free to watch a clip of the feeding frenzy that takes place every Thurs, Sat, and Sun:
Do you know if your grandparents visited the farm back in the day? Share with us in the comments below!
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