You’ll Never Forget A Visit To This One Of A Kind Elephant Ranch In Oklahoma

The Endangered Ark Foundation is a one-of-a-kind elephant ranch in Oklahoma that is home to the second largest herd of Asian elephants in America. If you’ve always wanted a closer look at these endangered species, head to Hugo in southern Oklahoma for an unforgettable experience.

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Have you been to this elephant ranch in Oklahoma yet? Share your experiences with us in the comments.

For more information, visit the Endangered Ark Foundation website and Facebook page. If you are looking for other animal encounters, read our coverage on Extreme Animals of Oklahoma City which offers encounters with several different exotic animals.

Address: 2657 E 2070 Rd, Hugo, OK 74743
The OIYS Visitor Center

Elephant Ranch In Oklahoma

July 16, 2021

What are the best zoos to visit in Oklahoma?

Nomad’s Animal Encounter in Seminole is a unique zoo that offers encounters with plenty of exotic animals for an experience to remember. If you love petting zoos, Hochatown Petting Zoo is worth a visit. Located in the southeastern part of the state, this petting zoo has everything from guinea pigs to lizards, birds, and plenty of farm animals for visitors to interact with. In the city of Davis, you can find a drive-through safari called Arbuckle Wilderness which has hundreds of exotic animals roaming around. 

What wildlife can I find in Oklahoma?

In Oklahoma, you can find quite a variety of wildlife. Hundreds of mammal species like the Indiana bat, Mexican free-tailed bat, porcupines, black-tailed jackrabbit, and nine-banded armadillo are some of the more common animals found here. Bird species like the Bewick’s wren, brown creeper, eastern towhee, purple martin, and ruby-throated hummingbird can be spotted around the state as well as several species of amphibians and reptiles.

Are there any ranches I can stay on in Oklahoma?

Oklahoma is filled with numerous farms and ranches, and there are several that have accommodations for an overnight stay. Rebel Hill Guest Ranch is a working horse ranch with 500 acres, cabins, and a vintage train car that’s been transformed into a guest house that you can stay in. It’s also a beautiful ranch to explore and go fishing or hiking. Island Guest Ranch, a working horse and cattle ranch in Ames, is like stepping back in time to the old west and it’s one of the oldest guest ranches in the state. 

 

 

 

Address: 2657 E 2070 Rd, Hugo, OK 74743