Parks! America, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, engages in acquiring, developing, and operating local and regional theme parks and attractions in the United States. The company owns and operates two regional theme parks. The company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries include Wild Animal, Inc., a Missouri corporation (Wild Animal - Missouri) and Wild Animal Safari, Inc., a Georgia corporation (Wild Animal - Georgia). Wild Animal - Georgia owns and operates the Wild Animal Safari theme park in Pine Mountain, Georgia (the ‘Georgia Park’). Wild Animal - Missouri owns and operates the Wild Animal Safari theme park located in Strafford, Missouri (the ‘Missouri Park’). The Georgia Park The Georgia Park is situated within a 200-acre portion of a 500-acre plot that is owned by Wild Animal – Georgia. The Georgia Park includes a drive-through animal viewing area. It is home to approximately 900 animals from 6 continents. In addition to the animal environments, the Georgia Park contains a gift shop, an ice cream parlor, an arcade, a picnic and group recreation area, lakes, a pavilion, and concession stands. The company sells food and beverages in its restaurant, and gift items from the gift shop to include shirts and hats, specialty items, educational books and toys about animals of the world, other toys, authentic gifts from various continents (ostrich eggs, hides, and skins), and other family oriented items. It also operates a Noble Roman’s Pizza franchise and a Tuscano’s Italian Subs franchise at the Georgia Park. Also within the Georgia Park is the company’s reptile house, located next to its petting zoo, featuring reptiles from various continents. The Missouri Park The Missouri Park is situated in Strafford, Missouri on 255 acres of land located 12 miles east of Springfield and 45 miles north of Branson. The Missouri Park is a ride-through wild animal park with 5-mile course permitting access to 700 animals of approximately 65 different species. Visitors to the Missouri Park are able to observe, photograph, and feed the animals from their own cars as they drive. Some animals are contained in special fenced-in areas within natural habitats and other animals are located in a traditional zoo-like atmosphere. In addition, the park offers a gift shop, a food and beverage area, and a petting zoo. Competition The company’s competitor includes Callaway Gardens. History The company was formerly known as Great American Family Parks, Inc. and changed its name to Parks!
parks! america inc (PRKA:OTCQB)
1300 Oak Grove Road
Pine Mountain, GA 31822
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