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Wolf Mountain Sanctuary

#1 of 1 things to do in Lucerne Valley Features Animals
Lucerne Valley, Lucerne Valley, CA 92356
+1 760-248-7818
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Unique Encounter with Wolves!!

There's no other place you can go and interact with wolves and have your picture taken with them... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rita G
Beautiful creatures!!

This was an amazing time, being able o hang out and interact with wolves. A definite must do!! I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Santa Monica, California
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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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  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Lucerne Valley, Lucerne Valley, CA 92356
+1 760-248-7818
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's no other place you can go and interact with wolves and have your picture taken with them. The staff is so friendly, the locale is clean and each wolf has a story. There's a small gift shop and restroom facility. The tour lasts an...More

Thank Rita G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing time, being able o hang out and interact with wolves. A definite must do!! I can cross this off my bucket list!!!!

Thank djcalderon1
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful animals! Our tour guide Nae Nae was very knowledgeable, friendly and upbeat! She made the tour fun while giving us the background on each wolf and telling us about the sanctuary. We will definitely be going back and bringing friends and family! ❤

Thank Crystal S
Reviewed June 7, 2017

What an unforgettable experience! Our guide provided a lot of detailed info about each wolf and other (heartbreaking) info about the state of our wolves in this country. I would love to go back again, even though it was over 2 hour drive, it was...More

Thank juliehdz923
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Getting to interact with the wolves was great, but their customer service was horrible. Our tour guide was giving false information about multiple things and the tours were very disorganized. They definitely had to many in one group. When it was my husbands and my...More

Thank shelbycrick520
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

In reading the description I was totally looking forward to this experience, however my heart was sad in seeing the condition of this place and the life these animals live. While it's definitely amazing to have a wolf interaction, don't let this blind you too...More

Thank zaney
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

The place is pretty cool and the wolves are amazing to look at. However, the customer service is sorely lacking. Maybe something about being in the desert makes them sour? The lady at the reception was the nicest person ever. She had great stories and...More

Thank Emmanuel S
Reviewed March 16, 2017

We got introduced to all the wolves at the sanctuary -each with their own story of tragedy, but also how they healed and adapted to their new environment. The highlight of the tour was petting Holan, one of the male wolves, and being able to...More

Thank June K
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Off the beaten path for sure but they help with directions. The passion shown for these wolves was apparent as the spoke about them and their need to find a better location more suited for them. They are in a small spot in the middle...More

Thank MittaBear
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

You get a personal type tour with small groups. Wolves are very beautiful to observe in their cage.. Most of the wolves have suffered from some form of abuse. These loving people bring them in a care for them unconditionally till the end, my hats...More

Thank J P
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June 12, 2017|
Response from MittaBear | Reviewed this property |
You get to spend about 20 minutes with two different wolves. It was very nice and pictures were taken. This location is very remote and smaller than what I expected. Kind of made me sad that they are in the desert without... More
November 6, 2016|
Response from Myshwk | Reviewed this property |
Your guesstimate is accurate. The amount of time spent on the tour was about 2-3 hours including time in the gift shop. Call in advance though to be sure they have a time slot open for the day you plan to visit.
Emily M
March 13, 2015|
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Response from Mark_Victorville_CA | Reviewed this property |
Wolves are so much larger and more powerful than dogs and coyotes. To raise a wolf is NOT a good idea at all. Their might be local state laws (or federal permits) that don't allow for raising wolf as well. Should re-think... More