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Adirondack Wildlife Refuge

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Not on the original plan - so glad it was recommended to us!

Here's a chance to take children and grandchildren so they can be up close to wild animals which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet D
Troy, New York, United States
A Hidden Gem

Off the beaten path but well worth it - Several wolves, coyotes, and a couple of black bears with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Corinth, New York
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977 Springfield Rd, Wilmington, NY 12997-2303
+1 855-965-3626
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here's a chance to take children and grandchildren so they can be up close to wild animals which have been rescued and when they cannot be rehabilitated and released they become lessons in conservation and kindness. Wolves, coyotes, black bears, a possum on a lead...and...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Off the beaten path but well worth it - Several wolves, coyotes, and a couple of black bears with very informative staff. Donation basis.

1  Thank Luzerne57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The refuge is a great spot to learn about wolves, bears and various other wild animals. The staff are knowledgeable and clearly care about the animals. This is not a zoo but a rescue and education centre.

Thank Ridermel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very helpful and friendly staff. This is a must see when in the area. A bit rustic but that adds to the “ambiance” appears it is funded a lot by donations do bring some dough to help support this great facility

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I got there at 3:15 and the staff were nice enough to show me around and educated me even though they close at 4.

Thank Tamara G
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Found this by chance as looking at Trip Advisor. Spent over 3hrs here just walking and learning more about the animals. Seeing wolves, bears and coyote was fab, plus other birds and mammals. The work the staff do here for these animals is great and...More

1  Thank Sue G
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Great talks about resident animals and birds, people everywhere to answer your questions about animals' survival problems and conservation issues.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We spent almost 2 hours there, but did listen to the wolf talk for about 20 minutes. Others who parked at the same time were already gone when we left. Could listen to the wolf guy all day - really knowledgeable and interesting, but our...More

Thank FairfaxJessica
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Friendly and knowledgeable staff teach you about these wonderful animals you would rarely get to see except for places like this. We were a party of 11 ranging from age 4 to 87. We all loved it!

Thank Maxine B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Family friendly. Great time! Very knowledgeable staff. Free, but accepts donations if you want, no pressure.

1  Thank David W
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4 January 2017|
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Response from BarkEater47 | Property representative |
AS long as the dog is not aggressive, and you have full control over it, you're fine. It's hard to predict which dogs the wolves will like, as they respond to smell and demeanor, so the only drawback is that if the wolves... More
28 June 2015|
Response from smyers8 | Reviewed this property |
Good for all ages. It is in a very natural setting in the woods and not too large. Maybe Steve will walk in the woods with you and the wolves!!! This is quite a place. Where appropriate clothing and shoes for being in the... More