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Lakota Wolf Preserve

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This place is amazing! The animals are beautiful and well cared for, The staff members are genuine and you can tell they really care about these animals and the shrinking habitats... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 December 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

This place is amazing! The animals are beautiful and well cared for, The staff members are genuine and you can tell they really care about these animals and the shrinking habitats for all of Americas wildlife. I highly recommend a visit and tour if you are anywhere near this preserve.

Thank jdone
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Wonder experience. Very educational! The owners are extremely knowledgeable and kind! I wish there was adult tours and children tours though because the children can be really loud during the presentation but it really didn't affect the quality of the talk. I learned a lot about foxes, bobcats and wolves! I can't wait to go back!

1 Thank Cynthia S
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

About an hour visit. Worth if you are around. Wolfs , bobcats and foxes. Some basic information from the owners. Interesting and short visit.

Thank Igor_Zubkov
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

First off, I did not do the tour but I checked the place out in advance for elderly guests. The road to the preserve can be steep but it does handle plenty of Rvs. I imagine it can be icy in winter, so take care. I believe the reviews are accurate that this is an amazing place, but there are... More 

3 Thank californialady12001
Lakotawolf, Owner at Lakota Wolf Preserve, responded to this review

thank you for the 5 star review but Seems kind of unfair to write a review at all, when all you did was drive by? if it was a weekday yes we do class trips for schools so there could have been kids there. we are not going to turn away someone if their hair is pink! Weekdays are also... More 

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

The animals are well kept in some of the largest and well thought out natural Enclosures I have ever seen. The owners an very nice and very informative. They are also very good public speakers. Nothing is more uncomfortable then listening to a talk from nervous public speakers. Great for the whole family or even an impromptu day date .

3 Thank fisheriesguy
Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

My fiancé and I went to the preserve this afternoon, and it was awesome. The wolves, foxes, and bobcats are beautiful. The animals were very playful and attentive to their audience. You can tell they are well cared for. Hearing them howl at the end of the tour was awe inspiring. The owners were very knowledgeable. It was a fun... More 

1 Thank Carissa S
Wallkill, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Went to the Lakota Wolf Preserve for the 1st time today (11/15/15). Had a great time. The tour was very informative and the sounds of all the wolves in unison was a very spiritual experience. Wolves are amazing partners on our planet. Smart, intelligent and beautiful. Totally recommend this venue if you like animals, nature conservation and beauty.

2 Thank Mitchell K
West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Lakota Wolf Preserve is a treasure to visit. It is located in Taylor Campground and you take a short bus ride back to the preserve. They have four enclosures for the different species of wolves they have. The tour guide gives a great talk about the different wolves. There is an option for photographers to get close to the wolves... More 

Thank Don W
Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Seeing the wolves, learning about them and then hearing the group howl was awe inspiring. In addition to the rescued wolves there were bobcats and foxes. The guides really loved the animals.

Thank pickyeatter
Wayne, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Passionate owners provide a narrated "tour" of the preserve. Basically you are walking a single corridor which allows observation of four groups/packs of wolves--24 total. In our case, the wolves were plentiful and came right up to the fence to facilitate viewing. They were also accommodating in terms of howling on command. There are also fox and bobcats in a... More 

Thank Onthebacknine

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