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Lakota Wolf Preserve

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Had a wonderful time at the Lakota Wolf Preserve. Well worth the $15 admission fee. Run by a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Byram, New Jersey
Cool place.

Very cool to see the animals up close and personal. Seems like they are well looked after and... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Had a wonderful time at the Lakota Wolf Preserve. Well worth the $15 admission fee. Run by a husband/wife team that offer lengthy, informative talks and then take questions about the many wolves residing there as well as the foxes, bobcat and lynx. Learned a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mrdo43
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool to see the animals up close and personal. Seems like they are well looked after and taken care of as well which is good.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jerseyaruba
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Awe-inspiring wildlife up-close, glorious, magnificent wolves and foxes. Made the hairs on the back of your neck stand up when they howled! Humbling - the couple who run the sanctuary and care for these beautiful animals, and the love the animals have for them.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank montybean8
Reviewed 7 January 2019

It’s a nice place to spend few hours and owners give you lot information about the Wolf. You can track to the wolf reserve. Nice place for kids and family. Though i think they should give access to much deeper in the reserve but not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Saurabh G
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Read about this on trip advisor. Christmas weeek in the Poconos is busy and so was this enlightening place. These dedicated husband and wife team were so knowledgeable and loving. This wolf rescue was informative and amazing. Who would think you could ever be so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cbs2u
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Visited today and was very pleasantly surprised. The couple that run the preserve are fantastic people and really care about the cause. They were full of good information and I really learned quite a bit. You can tell the animals are happy and well taken...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit for any age. The owners were very nice and informative. The Preserve is very well kept and the Wolf packs are very well cared for. We had a great time and learned a lot!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DayTrip754295
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently got the chance to check this place out.. it is amazing. The Wolves are absolutely beautiful and responsive to the Owners. They are takin such good care of and are loved greatly by the Owners. Great for all ages! A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NikkiVixx_333
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This place is absolutely amazing even though it's a bit small. I just can't think of better environment to have relatively close encounter with the wolves. Hearing all 20 of them howl at the same time is short of breathtaking. Our guide was very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dmitriy F
Reviewed 30 October 2018

My son and I went to the Lokota Wolf Preserve two years ago. It is a fascinating place and the wolves have a great deal of space to roam and be wolves. The owners are very dedicated to caring for the wolves and go to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, the only way to get unobstructed shots are through the portals, which are for the $300 photo reservations. If you can zoom to shoot through the fence links, it is possible to get great photos. I have done... More
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I am not certain but I would say yes. Maybe more than two on the weekends but definitely yes