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Lakota Wolf Preserve

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89 Mount Pleasant Rd, Columbia, NJ 07832-2636
877-SEE-WOLF
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Exceptional experience!

I had been waiting for over a year for the opportunity to make this trip, and it was more than... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Lisa M
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Bayonne, New Jersey
You need to visit this preserve !

The owners are fantastic people , they habe dedicated their lives to these creatures . The bus ride... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
cinner1218
,
East Haven, Connecticut
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“camp taylor” (32 reviews)
“wolf preserve” (31 reviews)
LOCATION
89 Mount Pleasant Rd, Columbia, NJ 07832-2636
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877-SEE-WOLF
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"beautiful animals"
in 31 reviews
"camp taylor"
in 32 reviews
"wolf preserve"
in 31 reviews
"their lives"
in 9 reviews
"natural environment"
in 5 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 9 reviews
"love wildlife"
in 3 reviews
"animal lovers"
in 6 reviews
"educational experience"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
in 11 reviews
"red foxes"
in 8 reviews
"photography tour"
in 6 reviews
"walk up"
in 3 reviews
"wolves howl"
in 6 reviews
"half mile"
in 3 reviews
"the reserve"
in 4 reviews
"new jersey"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

I had been waiting for over a year for the opportunity to make this trip, and it was more than worth the wait. The preserve itself is lovely, and Jim and Becky have dedicated their lives to caring for these beautiful creatures (wolves, bobcats and...More

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

The owners are fantastic people , they habe dedicated their lives to these creatures . The bus ride is bumpy , but brings everyone together with laughter. The money for admission is well spent , it is all used to help this small preserve.

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

So, this was a great experience. The information provided is excellent and you can tell these people love the animals. Bit of a wait if you take the first ride out so maybe look around the gift shop at the campground the preserve is in....More

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

This was our first visit to the preserve. We were very much impressed with Jim and Becky and the educational information they provided about the wolves, foxes and bobcats. These animals are obviously so well loved and cared for! The preserve is actually on the...More

1  Thank NJGirl135
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Took a bunch of 11 year old boys. Held their attention throughout! You can take the bus, but the walk is better!!

1  Thank jrusso0
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Suggest you get to front desk at Camp Taylor to buy your tickets b4 the mini bus takes off at 3:45pm for the 4pm Wolf Watch. Otherwise, you are hiking to the preserve and it is uphill, for about 15-20 minutes depending on how fast...More

Thank kathleen h
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

My two oldest children (ages 8 and 10) and I took a trip out here today. We spent a fantastic and educational morning learning about the sanctuary and the animals (wolves, bobcats, and foxes) that live there. The animals were so well cared for, and...More

1  Thank sarah_2010067
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

Thank you to all that work here. I have known about this preserve for some time and never visited. Didn't know what to expect. Glad I finally got a group together to visit. Very nice place, very interesting and learned lots. The owners are full...More

2  Thank Eeeee S
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I really dislike zoo's or any places that imprison healthy animals for the perhaps of people gawking at them for a few min. However, I have to say this place is wonderful!!! The people here truly love and are dedicated to animals the care for....More

Thank Nela P
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

I expected to be very happy with our visit after reading such great reviews on TripAdvisor, but our visit surpassed my expectations. We arrived on Saturday morning around 9:30 which gave us plenty of time to hike up to the preserve after checking in. We...More

Thank Emily B
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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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