Visit Us - Lions Tigers & Bears

Lions Tigers & Bears is a wonderful place to visit. In addition to being home to 17 species, the ranch has a rich history for you to explore. Lions Tigers & Bears is located on what was once a stage coach stop, and on your visit you can see the historical adobe structure that still exists today. Click here to learn more about our ranch. All visits to Lions Tigers & Bears are by appointment only.

We have several ways for you to be our guest:

Book your “Member-for-a-Day,” “Feed-a-Cat or Bear,” and “Behind-the-Scenes” visit with  or call Zerve toll-free at (800) 979-3370.
Call the LTB office at (619) 659-8078 for more details on all of the other options listed above.


Click here to fill out your Waiver of Release. Required to be filled out before you begin your visit.

Please call the office for directions, (619) 659-8078.

Rules, Regulations and Suggestions
Lions Tigers & Bears has developed these rules, regulations and suggestions to make your visit more enjoyable and for your safety and the safety of our animals.

All guests must sign-in at the office before beginning their adventure.

All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. No running is allowed at the ranch.

Lions Tigers & Bears is located in a high risk fire area, and smoking is not permitted.

We suggest that when you visit Lions Tigers & Bears, you wear layers of clothing for varying temperatures and comfortable shoes for walking on dirt pathways and grass. We also suggest bringing plenty of water for your visit.

You are welcome to bring your cameras. However, all photographs and video taken on LTB premises are for your personal use only and not to be used for commercial or financial gain. All photos taken by on-site staff and volunteers are the property of LTB and may be used on our website, Facebook, Twitter, and television, as well as in eNewsletters and printed marketing materials.

Please do not bring your pets. Pets are not allowed in the sanctuary – not even if you leave them in your car (which is not a good idea anyway!).

“Animal Encounters” offers an interactive experience with our domestic species where you are allowed to touch the animals. The bears and all of our big cats are wild and cannot be touched.

Any visitors who choose to not follow our rules will be asked to leave.