Come Visit Us!
Come visit us!
Ready to experience the magic of
Angel Canyon? Let us be your guide. Enjoy a guided tour led by one of our
knowledgeable Sanctuary Ambassadors.
Planning to be at the Sanctuary around September 19? Then join us for the third annual Strut Your Mutt event in Kanab! It’s a fundraising dog walk and dog-themed festival right here at the Sanctuary to raise money for Best Friends and other local animal welfare groups. Get 25 percent off your registration before September 5 with code VOLUNTEER.
Daily Sanctuary tours
General tours are two hours long and
start with a short video, followed by a 90-minute tour of the Sanctuary. You’ll
get to meet and greet some incredible cats and dogs, visit some areas of the
Sanctuary, and get a general sense of the work we do here with the animals.
Tours are offered at the following
- General Sanctuary tour – Daily at
8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
- Dogtown tour (stops at three
different areas) – 8:30 a.m., Monday through Friday
Click here to schedule your own Sanctuary or Dogtown tour.
Please note: If you have children
under the age of eight, are traveling with your own pets, or have a party of 10
or more people, please call our Welcome Center at 435-644-2001, ext. 4537 to arrange
Animal department tours
Click here to book your animal area tour in advance.
We encourage visitors to let us know
you are coming, but you also may simply drop by the animal area at the tour
times specified below.
- Horses and pigs – 9 a.m., Monday and
Wednesday, Horse Haven
- Wild Friends – 10:15 a.m. daily
- Parelli Natural Horsemanship
Training Demo – 10:30 a.m., Tuesday and Friday, Horse Haven
- Parrot Garden – 11 a.m. daily
- Bunny House – 2 p.m. daily
Cat World Headquarters – 1:45 to 3
p.m., Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Learn all about what goes into caring for
the fuzzy felines of Cat World.
Behind the scenes of the original
Dogtown – 1:30 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. Join us for a backstage
tour of the original Dogtown and its tail-wagging roots.
In addition to the tours listed above, each
day we offer special custom tours, led by our expert, enthusiastic Sanctuary Ambassadors.
For more information, visit the Welcome Center while you are here or call us at
435-644-2001, ext. 4537.
- Horses and pigs guided walking tour:
Take a stroll to Horse Haven and Marshall’s Piggy Paradise and learn about the fabulous farm animals
who inhabit the lower canyon.
- Coffee with the birds: Walk the
Sanctuary grounds as we look and listen for native birds who reside in Angel
- Angels Rest: Take a van ride to the
scenic final resting place for many beloved pets.
- Angels Landing: Movies, meetings and
marriages – Wander over to Angels Landing and learn the history behind this
stunning natural outdoor amphitheater.
- Rocks, ruins and dinosaurs: Explore
the fascinating history and geology of Angel Canyon.
- Faces of the Sanctuary: Photography
tour and tips – Take a walk and capture the canyon and its inhabitants through
the lens of your camera.
*Please note that all tours are
weather permitting and can be cancelled due to the weather or other circumstances beyond our control.