image image image image

For the REST of their lives.

We invite you to explore our website and appreciate your support!

Our Mission

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary exists to give rescued and retired exotic animals a safe haven, to educate people and enhance their knowledge of exotic and endangered species, and to encourage responsible pet ownership.

On any given day, we care for over 100 big and small cats, bears, canines, primates, birds, reptiles and other former pets and retired performers.

Lessons Shared

We want to plant a seed of awareness that can positively impact the conservation and preservation of exotic and endangered species.
We believe that when you experience these animals' personal stories, you can become better informed about how you will share this world with animals.

Visit Us

Black Pine is a "true sanctuary," so the animals' needs always come first.

Tours of the sanctuary bring visitors, students, educators, and others up close and personal with members of our knowledgeable, friendly staff to learn about the animals and our mission.  Your experience is sure to be extraordinary and memorable!

2nd annual St. Catty's Day

Join us on Saturday, March 14 while we celebrate the good fortune that enables us to give refuge to over 100 displaced, captive-raised animals for the REST of their lives!  St. Catty's Day, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., features the carnivores and a first-look at the spring awakening of the black bears from hibernation!  Visit the reptiles, and weather permitting, the primates, too.  Read more...

Now Booking Private Tours

Private ToursWe are now booking appointments for Private Tours for ages 10 and up.   Private tours offer the opportunity to see the animals during the "off-season".  Private Tours will be available by appointment, weather and staff levels permitting, now until the 2015 season begins on May 2.  More information...

Latest YouTube

Hours, Rates & More!

Planning a visit? Need to know our hours? Tour schedule? Admission rates?

Subscribe to E-Bulletins

Sign up to get e-Bulletins!

* required



Email Marketing by VerticalResponse