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17552 Fm 14 Tyler TX 75706

Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge

17552 Fm 14 Tyler TX 75706

(903) 858-4023

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Adventure is waiting just down the road at Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge in Tyler! See tigers, lions, leopards and other big cats. It's fun for the whole family! "It's not a zoo; it's a mission: saving tigers one by one!"Welcome to Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge, international home to over 50 rescued big cats. Come meet these majestic animals, learn about the feline species known as Panthera Tigris and find out how you can help to ensure their future in the United States and worldwide. We started Tiger Creek for a very specific purpose: "To provide rescue and rehabilitation of big cats that have been abused, neglected or displaced." It continues to be our guiding mission, and as we continue to expand, we are working to establish large natural settings for the big cats. We are also working in an outreach program for the tigers in the wild, as well as genetic research, and we have a strong educational program that includes internship opportunities. We opened Tiger Creek to the public for the purpose of promoting stewardship through educational opportunities for people of all ages. With a mission like ours, we sometimes feel overwhelmed but thanks to financial supporters like you, we are Saving Tigers One By One... We're glad that you're here, so have a good time and please don't forget to stop in for a personal visit and watch your investment continue to grow.
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  • Mon: 10am-5pm
  • Tue: 10am-5pm
  • Wed: 10am-5pm
  • Thu: 10am-5pm
  • Fri: 10am-5pm
  • Sat: 10am-5pm
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based on 12 Reviews
02/19/2014 Noor H.
Although we did have a guided tour with admission fees, it was a pretty big letdown to see the condition of the big cats. Cramped into tiny quarters, and most of the cats barely have enough room...
09/24/2012 Candice M.
I absolutely love what these folks do for the animals in their care. Unfortunately, my friend and I decided to go on one of the hottest days of the year. There is pretty much no shade during the...
04/11/2012 Christine A.
Driving towards our destination north of Tyler, we saw the sign, "Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge". I quickly found it on Yelp and read Chris M's fantastic review. Returning the next morning with our...
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