Top 10 Favorite February Instagram Posts

by Ark Encounter on March 16, 2017

If you want to stay up to date with the latest happenings at our life-size Noah’s Ark, be sure to check out the Ark Encounter’s social media accounts. You will get an up-close view of our exhibits and a behind-the-scenes look at upcoming additions when you follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

In connection with a new Instagram contest that we are participating in, which you can learn more about below, we want to share with you our top 10 most-liked Instagram photos from the month of February, along with their descriptions. This will give you a taste of what you will see when you follow us on Instagram if you don’t already!

1.) February 15

Ark Encounter

Start planning your trip to the Ark Encounter today!

2.) February 18

Fairy Tale Ark

Each exhibit inside the Ark Encounter is unique, such as the Fairy Tale Ark exhibit.

3.) February 20

Love Pets Day

In honor of National Love Your Pet Day, here are some photos of a few of the animals from Ararat Ridge Zoo!

4.) February 17

Emzara’s Kitchen

What's your favorite thing on the buffet at Emzara’s Kitchen?

5.) February 3

Living Quarters

Tour the comfortable living quarters on the Ark on Deck Three.

6.) February 14


Methuselah, our tortoise, is a really cool creature!

7.) February 6


This is a portrayal of how Noah may have gained shipbuilding experience, which God perhaps used to prepare him to later build the Ark.

8.) February 19

Ham the Blacksmith

You'll find Ham working in the blacksmith shop on Deck Two.

9.) February 23

Calm Storm

How long did it take Noah to build the Ark?

10.) February 24

Why the Bible Is True

The search begins soon! Tune in later today to the livestream on Facebook of the ribbon-cutting ceremony for our newest exhibit, Why the Bible Is True.

[Please note: The Why the Bible is True exhibit is now open. For more information on the ribbon-cutting ceremony, please see Ken Ham’s blog, “Stunning Why the Bible Is True Exhibit Opens with Ribbon Cutting”.]

Instagram Loop Contest

Beginning today (March 16, 2017), you have the opportunity to win a family road trip to the Ark Encounter during an Instagram loop contest with Teach Them Diligently. So how does this contest work?

Teach Them Diligently will post the picture below at 11 a.m. Central Time. That photo will tag one of the partners in this contest. After you follow the account tagged, find the same image on their account and like it. Their photo will link to another partner, and you will repeat this process until you “loop” back to Teach Them Diligently. Finalize your entry by commenting “Done” on Teach Them Diligently’s post.

Instagram Loop Contest

For your entry to be valid, you must follow all the pages in the loop. This contest will run from Thursday, March 16 at 11 a.m. (Central Time), through Monday, March 20 at 11 a.m. (Central Time). The winner will be announced within 48 hours of the contest closing.

To stay up to date with Ark Encounter news, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Share your favorite photos with us using #arkencounter, and you might see your picture featured in a future blog!