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Estes Ark

521 Lone Pine Dr, Hwy 34 East - across from Lake Estes, Estes Park, CO 80517-9407
+1 970-586-6483
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An ark full of stuffed animals.

This is a great stuffed animal store - if you are looking for a stuffed animal. They have loads of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lulabell2014
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Chicago, Illinois
Stuffed Animals

The kids enjoyed panning for gems, but other than that, it’s just a stuffed animal and Knick knack... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Valerie S
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New Owners as of August 2015. ESTES ARK is an amazing must see experience: Noah's Attic which has many ark novelty items and books and activities. Our Rainbow Curve Raceway nostalgic slot car race track a flashback in time (There are rental fees that include the car and control racing 1/24 scale cars). Business was established in Estes Park, CO in 1984 offering an adventure in shopping and fun on 3 levels. Over 10,000 stuffed animals featuring collectibles, antiques and many stuffed animals of all species, nostalgic games, candy and just plain fun items. Animals range from miniature to life size and exotic to National Park species. Newly added Sluice Mining on the deck. You get to pan for gems, fossils and arrowheads to bring home in a bag. Sluicing is open only in spring, summer and fall when weather permits. We are a National award winning store. Stop in for a visit, we would love to meet you! Visit website for store hours
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“stuffed animals” (23 reviews)
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“panning” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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521 Lone Pine Dr, Hwy 34 East - across from Lake Estes, Estes Park, CO 80517-9407
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+1 970-586-6483
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great stuffed animal store - if you are looking for a stuffed animal. They have loads of stuffed animals and small antiques. They also sell some souvenirs.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kids enjoyed panning for gems, but other than that, it’s just a stuffed animal and Knick knack store.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This was very neat to visit. This store was very full of many animals and it was very fascinating to see this big boat

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Penny D, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for your visit to the Ark. It is very much a unique experience and fun to visit and see all the unique items we carry. We hope you stop by and see us again, we always enjoy meeting new people.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We must have 1000 stuffed animals and I threaten to "re home" three for every 1 new one brought home. HOWEVER, Estes Arc is a tradition that casts all of my threats aside. This year, used as bribery for my 11-year-old's attempt at a 10+mile...More

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Penny D, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you so much for visiting our store and making it a tradition. We love seeing return families and being apart of your vacation. We look forward to your return. Penny

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you like stuffed animals you will like Estes Ark. If not, you might be a bit disappointed. It was near our hotel, so without looking it up, we stopped in assuming it was a souvenir place with a couple of attractions. It was heavy...More

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Penny D, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit the Ark and writing a review. We are continuously changing the Ark and adding new inventory weekly. It is a process when you first buy a business. We also have lots of home decor, man...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a great shop for families, the kids will love it. The owners are so friendly and informative and you can tell they really love what they do. Great place to pick up gifts.More

Thank Mary Beth V
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Penny L, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thank you for the awesome review Mary Beth! We do LOVE what we do and this amazing place. We always hope folks feel good about being here and come back for the fun they have with the slot cars or mining. We love meeting new...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

We saw lots of items that were lower in price here than other shops in Estes ,lots of really cool toys and tons of stuffed animals !!!More

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Penny L, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for coming by our store, we try very hard to keep prices down so that people can enjoy more items. We stock new items often so come back and visit us again. We have loads of Home Decor coming and don't forget the...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We recently traveled to Estes Park with Grandparents, 3 kids under 6 and 3 teenagers. As the teenagers were on a horseback ride, we needed something fun for the little kids. We went to Estes Ark as an 'only option' since arcades and other items...More

Thank Kristen R
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Penny L, Owner at Estes Ark, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you for the awesome review Kristen! We do enjoy children and the faces they have when they enter the Ark. This is an amazing place and we LOVE sharing it. Thank you again and please come visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

There are bears and stuffed animals galore in this store. There are also other great gifts and finds to bring back home

Thank Lynn C
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

There are new owners, and they plan to have more variety in the future. For now, there are still a lot of stuffed animals. The basement has a neat slot car track. And, of course, it's neat to see the building from the outside, as...More

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