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Wolf Mountain Sanctuary

Address: Lucerne Valley, Lucerne Valley, CA 92356
Phone Number: 760-248-7818
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Visitors are allowed to interact with over a dozen wolves at this nonprofit that is dedicated to...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Visitors are allowed to interact with over a dozen wolves at this nonprofit that is dedicated to rescuing the animals from various unfavorable environments.
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Woodland Hills, California, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I have traveled from the San Fernando Valley at least 6 times in 2014 to visit this wonderful sanctuary. Tonia, the originator and director does as much for her charges as she possibly can. Based on her small donation base she does wonders. On my second visit I was standing next to a large wooden structure placed in the middle... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We had visited this place because my daughter found it on the web and she really loves wolves. The whoel experience was wonderful and we got to feed and posted with the wolves and the wolf pups. Tanya was wonderful and we felt that they are doing their best to keep the wolves health and happy. We brought some frozen... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Look bud, they're not going to let you in the cage with a 200lbs, one eyed, white wolf. Check your expectations with reality. The best you might get to interact with is a pup, or an old one, so they don't rip your face off. The pens are on the small side but I respect what they're doing. Don't like... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We were staying in Palm Springs and wanted to go to Wolf Mountain Sanctuary for a while. About a 90 minute drive into Lucerne Valley,CA and well worth the trip. We were welcomed by Tonya Littlewolf, the Founder/Owner and Nay Nay (Sp?) a Lacota wolf whisperer (my opinion). They introduced us to a number of the beautiful wolves. We got... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We arrived on time, but no one came to let us in until 15 minutes after our scheduled time. The man greeted us said that everyone was still in bed sleeping he had us pay and then we waited for over an hour while one of the guides cleaned the pens while we sat in the hot sun waiting. One... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

We were lead to believe we'd get to interact with the wolves. I guess feeding them dog treats through a fence is interaction? The memorial wall for all the wolves who have died from cancer from the contaminated land was disturbing to say the least. If you know the contamination causes cancer why continue to bring more wolves there? Her... More 

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Mackay, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A life long dream came true for me when we visited Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, we received a very warm welcome from the staff and were treated to an interactive experience with these beautiful animals I will never forget, you can see and feel the love and hard work that Tonya and her staff put into trying make a happy life... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I recently visited Wolf Mountain Sanctuary with a friend and I had all of my dreams come true! It was a very interactive and up close and personal experience with these beautiful creatures. Tonya and her staff are very patient and knowledgeable, you can tell that they definitely love these animals! We got to give the wolves treats, take great... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
18 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

One amazing woman doing amazing work! We stayed at Wolf Mountain Sanctuary and it changed our lives forever! I will never forget the courage and dedication Tonya has. The wolves are wonderful

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We are all for helping animals and visit ranches, sanctuaries and shelters on a regular basis. I thought some of the negative reviews were a bit harsh but I must agree with some of the comments following our recent visit. Cons: -Extreme warm temps seem too hot for these animals. They do have small pools but not sure it's enough... More 

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