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Address: 1396 Hwy. 169, Ely, MN 55731-8129
Phone Number: 12183654695
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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I visited today with my 2 sons we added some extra programming to our visit. And it was worth it. We were able to learn about tracking wolves,feeding, and Wolf pack behavior. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Cheryl K
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited today with my 2 sons we added some extra programming to our visit. And it was worth it. We were able to learn about tracking wolves,feeding, and Wolf pack behavior. We were also able to see the new arctic wolf pups! We really enjoyed our guide Andrew. He was fun and informative. It was all in all a... More 

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Thank Cheryl K
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our grand-kids loved this place and everything about it. We visited four times in one week with our yearly pass.

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The "Wolf Pups" program was excellent. I'm so glad we visited. The program was very interesting and informative. I'm glad we visited before the pups are old enough to be integrated into the rest of the wolf pack at the center. The staff are friendly, helpful, and happy to answer questions. This is worth coming back during another visit to... More 

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Thank S K
Ohio
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139 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited the Wolf center on a recent visit to Ely Mn. We we expecting a great educational center for Wolves. We were sadly disappointed...there is really not much there. We saw two wolves outside in the enclosure and the two wolf pups that slept throughout their presentation. There was an area for children's activities and we... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to see the wolf pups and it was definitely worth it! They are getting bigger so soon they will be joining the pack. Prior to the presentation, Andrew was there talking with people and answering any questions. It was a pleasure hearing his responses to the questions. Emily, intern gave the presentation on the wolf pups and she... More 

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Thank Karen M
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved seeing the cute wolf pups. The kids loved making paper wolves and learning the what the different actions mean.

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Thank Kathy W
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been visiting the wolf center regularly for years. This visit I left feeling a little less than impressed. We waited around for a guide to do an activity with my 4 year old daughter and some other children (most under the age of 7 I would say) and we ended up on a small hike. While walking away from... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A really neat place to visit in Ely. The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable. I'd highly recommend going to the Saturday night feeding.

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Thank Brian M
Lakeville, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I were extremely disappointed in this experience. Way overpriced for 2 hours of entertainment. Same price as the Minnesota Zoo and the equivalent of 1/5th the experience. The condition of the facility was very nice, the employees were very kind (obviously really into wolves) and the wolf pups were cool, but all said way to expensive. Do... More 

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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was okay. Cool exhibits, but all the wolves are behind glass. They had pups which was awesome, but you couldn't go near them. You could look at them. The presentation explained how and what they do to keep the wolves on property. They do not have interaction with any wild wolves or help save them. It is basically a... More 

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