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Up-Close and Personal Animal Encounters

Spend 30 minutes with your favorite animal

You will enjoy up-close and personal interaction with these beautiful creatures and learn all about them from our experienced animal keepers.

Pick your favorite animal enclosure from Barnyard Alley, Tortoise Landing, Mini Farm, Big Farm, Mini Trio, Two Besties and Camel Oasis and experience a unique and positive connection with our animals from inside the enclosure.

Admission price not included in the up-close and personal experience price.

Price per enclosure $35/person.

Neighborhood: East County

Children's Nature Retreat
5178 Japatul Spur
Alpine, CA 91901

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Contact Info

619-320-4942
reservations@childrensnaturereretreat.org

Date & Time

Sep 23, 2019 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Recurs every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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Ticket Price: $19 advanced / $21 day of show

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