May: We will be open Thursdays 9AM-1PM and Fridays-Sundays 9AM-5PM 
Last admission is an hour before close.

General Admission:  $18 Adults, Children (ages 4-11) $8, 3 and under receive free admission.

What to expect

The preserve is located on an Appalachian foothill named UNTAMED Mountain. Our location is nestled away and offers a picturesque ascent via a rustic dirt and gravel drive, leading you right to our parking area. Please go slow up the drive.  Most guests spend about 2 hours on a walkabout. The terrain is dirt and uneven at times, please watch your footing, as your admission to the preserve releases TFTWAP of all liability.  There are signs up directing to the paths of least resistance. If you need assistance call ahead of time or speak to someone in the admissions booth and we will decide the best way to make your walk on the wild side a great adventure. 

Your trek will begin at The Animal Contact Yard, that is home to our capybara Gretel, Tootles the camel, and many barnyard animals that are always eagerly waiting to see visitors. 

Make sure you stop and use the bathroom before you head into the preserve, it is a long walk back up. Just across from our new Education/Event Building are two magnificent stone Imperial Guardian Lion Statues. This is where the Untamed Pathway begins. Once on the Pathway to your right is our Big Cat Playground, a 2 acre plus fenced in wooded area that we rotate the animals to for enrichment and play. On your left are our farmyard animals and radical tire mountain for the goats to play on.

As you enter the preserve you will be greeted by some silly black bears and a pack of Timber Wolves. The habitats all have educational signage on them. Take a moment and get to know our ambassadors, they enjoy watching the guests and many of them will respond to their name. The preserve is home to 8 species of wild cats, the North American Black Bear and the Brown Bear, Wolves, Foxes and other small predatory animals. Most of the preserve is in the shade, during the summer months misters are on for the animals and our guest. We encourage sunscreen and you're welcome to bring your own beverages, (NO STRAWS) and pack a picnic and eat next to the Big Cat Playground. The preserve was planned so that visitors could see a working facility. The feed truck is often out on route when we are open. Guests are welcome to watch the process and ask questions, but please stay 10 foot back from the feed truck. 

On the weekends we offer Capybara Encounters. Enjoy the world's biggest rodent. Meet Gretel, our capybara in an up-close setting. Enjoy an educational encounter in the Capybara's new enclosure at the children's contact yard. 

Animal Contact Yard

Children of all ages love the animal contact yard. Especially Mr. Bojangles our Holstein Steer, he is a sweet as he is big! Feed is available for sale in the gift store.

Education/Event/Public Bathrooms

Our aim is that you are completely satisfied with your visit. When we asked what we needed you told us bathrooms and an event center. Let us customize your next special event.

The Predator Preserve

The  preserve is approximately 18 acres under fence. The pathways are Untamed, but can accommodate most strollers and wagons. Please take advantage of the signs that direct you to the path of least resistance, you will thank us later.

Our Imperial Guardian Lions Looking over the Untamed Pathway

The entrance to the preserve is watched over by Imperial Guardian Lions. Its a great stop for a photo opportunity also.

Capybara Encounters

Become friends with world's favorite rodent. Ask at our admission window about a Capybara Encounter. Encounters are $50 for 1-4 people and $12.50 for each additional person after. Encounters are limited each day and there are no reservations.

Private Tours with Tiger Feeding Experience

Experience the wild like never before with our exclusive private tours. Immerse yourself in a captivating one and a half hour guided journey, where the primal world of animal instincts unfolds before your eyes. Led by an expert guide renowned for their extraordinary rapport with wildlife, you will witness unique animal interactions unattainable with general admission. For those seeking an even closer encounter, we offer the optional thrill of safely feeding a tiger. This remarkable experience takes place across a secure public safety barrier, using a specialized feeding pole, ensuring an unforgettable moment of connection with these majestic creatures.

Embark on this unparalleled adventure for $240, accommodating groups of one to four individuals. Additional guests can join for $60 per person. Opting for the tiger feeding experience adds a special touch to your tour at an additional cost of $10 per person feeding. Our tours, available by reservation only, provide an intimate glimpse into the untamed heart of nature. 

To secure your spot or for more inquiries, please reach out to Susan at or send a text to 256-364-0143. Availability is limited, so we encourage you to book your adventure promptly. Private tours are offered throughout the week, ensuring flexibility for your schedule.

Tiger feeding is only available with Private Tours and Special Events

Paws and Claws Expeditions for Summer Camps

Make Your Camp Roar with a Visit to Tigers for Tomorrow!

Unleash a world of adventure this summer with our Paws & Claws Expedition, designed exclusively for summer camps seeking a thrilling, educational experience. 

At a special rate of $7.50 per participant. This rate applies equally to campers and their accompanying adults, including camp counselors and any other supervisory staff. 

Your group will embark on a guided tour through the heart of Untamed Mountain. Discover the fascinating behaviors and instincts of tigers, lions, bears, foxes, and many other amazing creatures.

This expedition is more than just a walk on the wild side; it's a day of immersive learning and fun:

Guided Tour: Led by knowledgeable guides, learn about each animal’s traits and habitats in a safe, engaging environment.

Barnyard Feeding: Get up close with our friendlier barnyard inhabitants, with opportunities to feed and interact.

Lunch at the Pavilion: Located next to the Big Cat Playground, the pavilion is the perfect spot for your group to refuel and relax. Remember to pack a lunch and enjoy the views!

The tour is available with a minimum spend of $300 to accommodate even the smaller groups. This ensures that every group, regardless of size, receives the full, undivided attention of our staff, guaranteeing a personal and memorable experience.

Craft & Curiosity Challenge (Optional):

Join us for a special addition to our Paws & Claws Expedition this summer. We're inviting all summer camp groups to participate in our Craft & Curiosity Challenge! Here’s how your group can join in: 

Bring Two Decorated Boxes for Animal Enrichments: Each group is asked to bring two decorated cardboard boxes, ranging in size from large to extra-large.

Team Decorating at your camp: Work together as a group to decorate these boxes with non-toxic paints or markers. Creativity can spark curiosity, so feel free to explore colorful patterns and designs (You can use non-toxic paints/markers, masking tape, non-toxic Elmer's glue and paper without coatings)

Observe & Learn: During your visit, we’ll place the two decorated boxes you bring, in the animal enclosures. It’s a unique chance to see our animals engage with these new and intriguing objects, displaying their natural instincts and behaviors.

This group activity not only enhances your visit but also provides enriching stimuli for our animals, encouraging natural exploration.

Let’s get crafting and add a dash of wild creativity to your summer camp experience

Reserve your Paws & Claws Expedition today and make your camp roar with excitement! Call or email Susan at or call 256-364-0143. Please make sure to provide Susan with your organization name, contact name, number, and email, as well as how many people you estimate for your Expedition.

Our Environmental Education Field Trips

An Educational Outdoor Adventure!

Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain is an Exotic Animal Park and Rescue Preserve, home to over 80 large predators, including tigers, leopards, cougars, wolves, bears and more. An animal contact barnyard full of farm animals and now students can visit The Legacy Living Classroom and Untamed Gift Store. WE NOW HAVE PUBLIC BATHROOMS! NO MORE PORTA JOHNS!

During your class visit, we cover grade-specific learning objectives in life science and agriscience, as well as the 4 primary instincts all animals including us humans have and listen to. Our environmental education center will provide your group with walking trails through the habitat areas in our preserve, a picnic pavilion, clean restrooms, and professional staff. Tigers for Tomorrow is licensed by the USDA and Alabama State Wildlife agencies and has a 20-year history of successful education programs with school and community groups.  

These grade-specific tours are available year-round, with morning and afternoon appointments on Tuesday, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The tour lasts approximately 1 1/2-2 hours. Please DO NOT wear open toed shoes or flip flops. We strongly advise children and adults wear sneakers or hiking boots, the pathways are not paved, and you will be going up and down small hills. Tigers for Tomorrow can accommodate 160 students per appointment. Inclement weather reservations will be rescheduled. Admission prices booked before September 1st, 2023, are discounted at $10.00 per student and $20.00 per adult with minimum of $220. Field Trips booked after September 1st, 2023, are $12.00 per student and $22.50 per adult with a minimum of $250.

Tigers for Tomorrow does allow cameras for tours however parents are advised to please stay with the group and not wander the preserve. Please put your cell phones on silent. Cell phones rings are not allowed in the preserve and parents please remember that Untamed Mountain is a smoke free facility.

Tigers for Tomorrow is now booking through fall 2023 and taking reservations for home school groups and school field trips. The Preserves educational philosophy is based on the belief that the earlier children are exposed to nature, the earlier they can develop an understanding and appreciation for the world’s wildlife. Recreational, educational and social activities give children the opportunity to learn and master skills, pursue their interests and talents and broaden their social and cultural experiences. Growing up with this understanding will help them to make informed decisions as adults on issues relating to wildlife conservation and renewable resources. That is why the Preserve’s education programs begin with preschool aged children. This belief is broad based in that it applies not only to children, but adults, too, as you are never too old to learn about conservation. Preserve Educators empower both children and adults to make decisions and take action for the good of the planet.

To make a reservation please call Sue direct at 256-364-0143 or email


Visit the preserve for a walkabout.
Located at 708 Co. Rd. 345 
Attalla, AL 35954

Open Saturday and Sunday all year long! 
See additional Hours for Spring-Fall 

Preserve Hours No Reservation Needed.

December, January & February 

 Saturday and Sunday 


March - May 



June -August

Wed and Thurs 9AM-1PM

Fri - Sun 9AM- 5PM

September- November

Friday-Sunday 9AM-5PM



Last Admission is an Hour before close.

Photo Policy

We have a strict no harassment photo policy.

The preserve was created for the animals, you are a guest in their home. While you are visiting you are expected to respect the animals that live at the preserve. We want you to have a great time, take some wonderful pictures and make a bunch of memories. However, we do not allow YELLING, CELL PHONE RINGERS, CALPPING OR WHISTLING TO GET AN ANIMAL'S ATTENTION! PLEASE do not stand children on any perimeter fences or picnic tables (feet don't belong where we eat). At NO time may you throw any type of food, wood, rocks or any other items towards or in any enclosure or animals. No running to get an animal's attention. Children under 12 are expected to be chaperoned by parents. Management has the right to remove any individual from the preserve at any time.

Preserve Info

Are pets allowed at the preserve?

No Pets: Trained service animals are permitted. Guests with these animals should notify the Preserve in advance of their visit by calling 256-524-4150. Also, please notify Admissions when arriving at the Preserve.

We discourage guests from bringing pets and leaving them in parked vehicles. 911 will be called for any pet left in a hot car. Distressed pets will be removed from vehicles.

Did you need ticket donations for your charity or an event?

If you need ticket donations from Tigers for Tomorrow for a charity or an event, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to 

Tigers for Tomorrow

Attn: Susan

708 County Rd. 345

Attalla, AL 35954

Please make sure to provide your name, contact information, how many tickets you are requesting, and what charity or event that the tickets are going towards.




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