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Catskill Animal Sanctuary

#2 of 25 things to do in Saugerties Features Animals
316 Old Stage Road, Saugerties, NY 12477-4453
+1 845-336-8447
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Wonderful Visit

My husband and I decided we needed an animal fix, which is often even though we have 3 dogs, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danielle H
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Ulster Park, New York
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Life changing experience

CAS is an absolute gem and there are not enough words to describe how special it is. The tour was... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Michelle Y
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New York City, New York
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No trip to the Hudson Valley is complete without visiting Catskill Animal Sanctuary. We’re open to the public for weekend tours from April-October and year-round for guests of The Homestead. • Meet cows, pigs, chickens, goats, ducks, sheep, and horses on a walking tour • Hear the stories of their lives and why they were rescued • Learn how you can help farm animals, your health, and the planet starting today Stay at The Homestead! Be our guest in one of three beautiful rooms, or a private suite, complete with your own kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bath. You’ll enjoy a delicious breakfast and can explore the grounds at your leisure.
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316 Old Stage Road, Saugerties, NY 12477-4453
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I decided we needed an animal fix, which is often even though we have 3 dogs, and headed to the Catskill Animal Sanctuary. We chatted with staff at an information station, that had lots of resources for vegan cooking, education about thr...More

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

CAS is an absolute gem and there are not enough words to describe how special it is. The tour was informative and interactive. The tour guide, Rocky, was wonderful and friendly. The animals were happy and well taken care of. My husband, who loves to...More

Thank Michelle Y
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Pure love abounds at this place for animals. Worth the drive to visit. A really special place that saves animals that would otherwise be suffering or dead.

Thank Saugertiesgal
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Seven family members celebrated a nieces special birthday at this amazing establishment run by such caring individuals! We took the very in79formative tour of the sanctuary. The animals, which are all rescue farm animals were a delight, and are allowed to enjoy the beautiful grounds....More

Thank escape2caribbean
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I had a lovely experience at Catskill. There was a meditation, yoga and then a tour of the whole facility. The mediation was amazing, the tour guides were informative and the animals were beyond adorable. I highly recommend to anyone who loves animals, wants to...More

1  Thank akvankessel
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I attended an event that featured yoga, vegan samples and a tour of the Sanctuary and I was totally blown away! The CAS staff is friendly and knowledgeable; the grounds are glorious; the food was yummy; the yoga was lengthening and centering. But all of...More

2  Thank Tracey F
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

You can't just walk off the street and visit this heartwrenching sanctuary. Small tours provide both education and empathy of all these beautiful creatures whose stories are utterly heartbreaking. Thankfully, there are places like this to rescue these animals. Our tour guide, Lauren, was thoughtful...More

Thank Jennifer A
Catskill_Sanctuary, Communications Associate at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hi Jennifer! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Sanctuary. We're so happy to hear that you had a great tour with Lauren, isn't she the best?! Thanks so much for the kind words and we hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This was my second time at the Sanctuary, and the first for my husband. We took our tour with Rocky and she was delightful - friendly and informative, she answered all questions in a non-judgmental way and we learned a lot. We got to meet,...More

Thank Margarita P
Catskill_Sanctuary, Communications Associate at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hi Margarita! Thanks SO much for the kind words! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Homestead and your visit to the Sanctuary. We hope to see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 10 April 2017

The animals are well cared for - the most important part. The tour was not very good. First of all, the tour guide was humorless. The horrors of animal abuse are part of this tour but not the entire tour. These tour guides need to...More

1  Thank Fliesler
Catskill_Sanctuary, Communications Associate at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hello, and thank you for providing feedback about your experience! At Catskill Animal Sanctuary, a critical part of our mission is to educate people about the plight of farmed animals on both large industrial farms and small farms. We are also dedicated to helping people...More

Reviewed 23 February 2017

Do you love animals? Come and see them up close and wonderful. CAS has volunteer days, which is rewarding in itself. And we celebrated our daughter's birthday there with 16 family and friends. We had Tucker time, the cow who thinks he's a puppy. The...More

Thank turtlekrawl30
Catskill_Sanctuary, Communications Associate at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hi there! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Sanctuary. What a fun idea to have your daughter's birthday here! Happy to hear that you had Tucker time, and we hope to see you soon! :)

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When is this open for visiting?
21 February 2016|
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Response from Thomas N | Property representative |
We open in April for weekend tours. Check out our website for all the information you'll need to plan a visit. See you soon!
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