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Adirondack Wildlife Refuge

#2 of 9 things to do in Wilmington Features Animals
977 Springfield Rd, Wilmington, NY 12997-2303
+1 855-965-3626
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Great Place to Take Kids

We wouldn't have known about it if a local hadn't recommended it. We were glad he did! It was fun... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Helping Animals in Distress in New York

I adopted a cat that I named Charles, after Prince Charles. It was one of the most rewarding things... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa S
New York City, New York
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977 Springfield Rd, Wilmington, NY 12997-2303
+1 855-965-3626
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We wouldn't have known about it if a local hadn't recommended it. We were glad he did! It was fun to walk the trails and see the different animals. We went with a family group and had 7 kids between us who had a great...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I adopted a cat that I named Charles, after Prince Charles. It was one of the most rewarding things I have ever done. He is so beautiful, he was a kitten when I got him And he had the personality of a lion. I used...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is nice but it's also some ones home which is great what they do other then you don't see much because they get returned back to wild life so that's good but it's quick walk

Thank shanna3000
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Homeschool field trip day! Everyone was inviting and informative. I wasn't expecting anything overly exciting but we stayed for 2 hours! There were wolves, bald eagles, a silver fox, bobcat, many breeds of owls, an adorable and friendly porcupine, a couple rabbits, even a duck....More

Thank cnx4789
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We loved it here. Its a unique experience to be so close to apex predators. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. I did have an issue with some of the enclosures, they seemed too small and somewhat dirty. I asked about it and was...More

Thank Ashley14075
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Get there a few minutes before 10am to catch the wolf feeding and education. After being entertained by the three wolves wander down and check out the rescued animals. Friendly porcine have ever seen. Watch out for the blind duck. Very great work guys Professional...More

Thank JohnS1026
Reviewed 22 April 2017

All the animals at the refuge have a story and there is plenty of staff around to share each of their stories. It is not a big place but we spent a substantial amount of time there getting to know each animal. The animals are...More

Thank DL P
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We had such a great time visiting, listening to Steve, and seeing all the animals. He is very informed and passionate about animals and the environment. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Terri E
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The people running and working at this refuge are to be commended for their hard work and dedication. I took my 15 year old son, his best friend and my mother in law (who was over from the UK) we rented a really nice cabin...More

Thank magentaOttawa
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We loved our visit there even with the cold. It is really clear that they have a huge respect for animals there and that they do great work, with passion! Every person of the staff there was nice and we learned a lot from them!...More

Thank papillondiurne
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are there restrictions or prohibitions on bringing pets if we are staying at the park?
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
Hi, this sounds like a lovely place and would to visit. Is it suitable for younger children (I have 3-year old twins and a 7-year old), or is it better for older children?
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