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Lions Tigers & Bears is a wonderful place to visit. In addition to being home to 19 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.


Become a member of Lions, Tigers & BearsBecome a Member of Lions Tigers & Bears

Being a member of Lions Tigers & Bears is one of the best ways to help the 60+ rescued animals that call our sanctuary home. In exchange for your generous support, as a member, you are able to schedule unlimited visits to the sanctuary for a year. You also will receive exclusive “members only” discounts for special events and other exclusive members only deals and promotions.To become a member click here!

Member for a Day visit‘Member-for-a-Day’ Visits

You can become a member-for-a-day by booking an appointment to visit Lions Tigers & Bears. Visits take place on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday @ 10:15 am and on Saturday @ 10:30 am. It is a $30 donation for adults, $15 donation for children (12 years of age and younger. Visits are by appointment only! You can arrange your visit by clicking below or calling (619) 659-8078 option 2.

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Feed a Wild One Experience

Feed a ‘Wild One’ Experience

There’s nothing like feeding a 585 pound lion a yummy snack with a giant barbecue fork! Come experience a moment that will last you a lifetime, by booking a visit and feeding one of our rescued big cats or bears here at Lions Tigers & Bears! Not only is it an experience to cross off your bucket list, but it is also an opportunity to make a great difference in the lives of our rescued animals. Arrange your Feeding Experience by clicking below or call (619) 659-8078 option 2

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Behind the Scenes Exclusive ‘Behind the Scenes’ Experience

If you thought feeding one of our big cats or bears would be the ultimate experience, why not take it a step further and book an exclusive Behind the Scenes Experience at Lions Tigers & Bears? This exclusive opportunity includes a private guided visit by one of our super knowledgeable keepers, during which you will be given the opportunity to feed each and every rescued Big Cat and Bear at our sanctuary! Arrange your exclusive Behind the Scenes Experience by clicking below or call (619) 659-8078 option 2. Behind the Scenes take place Tuesday-Saturday at three designated times.

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Keeper for a DayNEW!!! Keeper for a Day Experience

Now you can shadow an LTB Keeper for the day and learn what it takes to care for the 60+ rescued animals that call our sanctuary home. This is a unique experience like no other! Your day starts at 7:30 am where you will be greeted by an LTB Keeper for orientation. Then the fun begins as you work alongside your experienced keeper to care for the rescued animals at our sanctuary. Learn how to prepare each animal’s diet, feed, water and much, much more! Your experience concludes at 12:30 with lunch on the pavilion. Take pride in knowing that you made a difference in these rescued animals lives. For more info please call (619) 659-8078 option 2.

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Useful Information for your Visit:


All guests must sign a waiver. Save time at check-in by printing and completing your waiver in advance! Click here to print your Waiver of Release.

Please call the office for directions, (619) 659-8078 option 2.

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

All guests must check-in with a staff member at the check-in area 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 drinking 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!).

Lions Tigers & Bears is a “No Contact” sanctuary. For your safety and that of the animals, we enforce a strict no-touch policy.  All of our habitats have a secondary perimeter fence which prevents anyone from coming into direct contact  with the animals.

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