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Wolf Mountain Sanctuary

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Address: Lucerne Valley, Lucerne Valley, CA 92356
Phone Number: 760-248-7818

Visitors are allowed to interact with over a dozen wolves at this nonprofit...

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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Welcoming and wonderful experience!

Wonderful staff and tours, and the wolves are gorgeous! The folks here clearly took the time and care to make sure we had a full and wonderful experience, answered all our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jessica K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful staff and tours, and the wolves are gorgeous! The folks here clearly took the time and care to make sure we had a full and wonderful experience, answered all our questions, and gave us lots of time with the wolves. The wolves themselves had great personalities and the staff knew them so well. It was a pleasure visiting, our... More 

Thank Jessica K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

When we got there you could hear the wolves howling. It was absolutely amazing to witness. All the people at the sanctuary were so knowledgable and kind. They included my 12 year old in all the activities and made the entire experience something she will NEVER forget. We learned so much. The wolves we interacted with were gorgeous and very... More 

Thank Amber R
Desert Hot Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I heard about the Sanctuary from an acquaintance who just started spilling out all this information about the wolves. She was clearly moved by her experience. So i decided to take my husband for a surprise birthday outing. This was truly one of our top ten experiences! The staff and the wolves were so gracious. We aren't overly fond of... More 

Thank mrb951
Stony Point, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to visit! We got to interact with the wolves and got several kisses. They're doing a good thing helping out these rescues. Definitely go and support them if you're in the area. We drove 3 hours and it was absolutely worth the trip!

Thank Lindsay B
West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I'm not fond of caged animals, but the wolves at Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, as the name implies, are in a sanctuary. These animals are rescued animals. Apparently drug dealers like to keep wolves, and many of these animals are being treated a LOT better now then they were. I think the people here are doing a wonderful job. My wife... More 

Thank Bert S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Everyone there~the wolves, the staff and founder, were absolutely wonderful. They gave us a very warm welcome and we will definitely be visiting them again. It's rustic, different from the usual, fresh and you shouldn't miss out if in the area.

Thank Jennifer R
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a small sanctuary, but run by people who are genuinely passionate about their work. You will get to be up close and personal with at least one wolf. Do not expect some polished, zoo- like environment, this is a labor of love for the people who keep the wolves and they work hard to make the sanctuary a... More 

Thank lbowma
Wrightwood, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

We were very excited for this tour. We arrived right on time for our 11am tour. After we signed in there were a few people who hadnt arrived yet so the guide said we will wait a minute for them to arrive. At 11:25 they were hesitant to start because the last people hadn't arrived yet, but we did start.... More 

Thank gypsiedeb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended. Forget the usual tourist stuff. This is the place to visit. To come face to face and kissed by a wolf is an experience I will never forget. Just amazing.

Thank Lee L
Indian Wells, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Second trip to Wolf Mountain Sanctuary. Remarkable people doing remarkable work to educate the public and save the wolves. Thank you Tonya and Jessica for a special day.

Thank Lill H

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