Mancos, Colorado: Reptile Reserve (Gone)

A reptile petting zoo along a tourist route. Reported closed.

Hwy 160, .5 miles west of the Giant Arrows, on the south side of the road.
Oct. 2008: Reported closed.

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Reptile Reserve

You feature this establishment on your tip-site, as well you should have; however, a call to their listed phone number reveals they have gone out of business. Too bad, we really enjoyed our last visit, and we called this morning to verify their hours for a return trip.

[Jeff Hunter, 10/01/2008]

Girl with a snake.

Reptile Reserve

The Reptile Reserve is a great stop along highway 160 just west of Durango. Your kids can hold a snake, pet and feed a tortoise or just watch and learn. When we were there the owner and keeper held an impromptu rattler roundup! What a treat!

[Jason Huber, 07/02/2006]

An "impromptu rattler roundup" sounds interesting -- we assume this was separate from the spot where "your kids can hold a snake"....

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