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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Rescuing Exotic Cats Nationwide

TCWR’s goal is to provide a lifetime refuge for all rescued animals with the care, safety, and well being of the animals being the number one priority. All animals are treated with the dignity and compassion they deserve. TCWR has developed a reputation for this compassionate care across the country with law enforcement, universities, and others sharing a commitment to the Big Cats and other animals. This reputation has, unfortunately, made a waiting list a necessity.

Of the many refuges in the United States, TCWR is one of the largest facilities of its kind open to the public anywhere in the world. Big Cats have been rescued from many states across the country including Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma, New York, Kansas, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Montana, and Tennessee and are provided a home in a caring and nurturing environment.

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Art With An Altitude March 19, 2018 It’s kite-flying time, and what better way to share in the fun with…

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Upcoming Events

9 am - 6 pm
FREE FAMILY EVENT - Enjoy high flying fun for the family! Bring your own kite or make one on-site with the experts at KaleidoKites of Eureka Springs. Enjoy food vendors, contests, music and fun activities for parents and children alike. It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Kite Festival! Entry to Kite Fest is FREE Entry into the refuge to see the animals is normal pricing at $20 for adults, $15 for teens (13-19), $10 for children (4-12)/Seniors (65+)/Military, children under 3 are free. Learn More

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Okavango Safari Lodge

The Okavango is designed in a blue and metal combination that gives you a cool modern feeling...…

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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is with Hannah Corbin and 3 others.

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An official T.C. coloring book is only one of the tiger-ific pieces of TCWR merch that your child wi...

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We are excited to report that H.R. 1818: The Big Cat Public Safety Act recently gained four more cos...

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Duke is looking to recruit new members for our Cub Club! This annual kid’s subscription is the cat...

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Aurora hopes to see you at our 28th Annual "Art with an Altitude" Kite Festival next Saturday, Marc...

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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is asking for donations.

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Flip hopes to see you at the Refuge this weekend! In addition to our regular tour schedule, our educ...

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