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“We had so much fun, had to do it again.”

Wolf Sanctuary of PA
Ranked #2 of 27 things to do in Lititz
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Wolf Sanctuary of PA is dedicated to providing as near a natural life home to the wolves and wolf hybrids that live here. We hope to share educational information with our visitors and introduce you to the world of the wolf.
Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

We went on Saturday morning, first day of new computer system and that was not fun. We finally got in the wolves are just beautiful! Got lots of pics, learned some things from knowledgeable guides and heard some good stories.
They were having the full moon tour that night with a bonfire and no whining children were allowed (THANK GOD, I can not believe how some parents allow their children to act in public! ) so we decided to go back. It was very enjoyable. We took the stuff to make smores, but had so much fun watching the wolves we forgot about it until we were leaving.
If we ever get back to this area we will go again.

4  Thank runaway_gypsy
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

A guide who loves his wolves. A sanctuary for these animals. All the wolves seemed happy and content we learned so much of their behavior.

3  Thank italiansue
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

This was totally worth it to visit. Always looking for something different to do when we go out to Lancaster and this was worth it. We did the morning visit---they also have full moon ones which would be awesome if you can do it----and thoroughly enjoyed it. We went in February so it was neat seeing them with all the snow on the ground. The one handler got them all to howl and we saw them eat meat. When we were there they were in the process of building an outdoor stage to hold events at. They also have a B&B onsite (we did not stay here) so if you want to stay near by and hear the wolves at night you can stay on their property. It was a very easy drive if you are not staying near by and their directions on the website are very good.

4  Thank stephanie m
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

Took 3 granddaughters age 8 to 13. Kids and grandparents found the entire experience very educational. The guides are all volunteers but they know their stuff. We learned more in 2 hours about wolves than we knew in 60 years. The girls enjoyed hearing about the personalities of the wolves and the 'rules' that run the packs. Seeing the wolves in their natural habitat helps you understand their stories. We want to go back in the winter time as the guides say that is best as the wolves are wearing their thickest coats and the underbrush no longer obscures the animals. Snow on the ground adds to the beauty. If you want an education via a unique, fun and interesting experience the Wolf Sanctuary is the place to go. We felt the admission price was reasonable considering it was helping to maintain the facility. Wear walking shoes as the wolves live in hilly areas. The full moon tour really sounds good, gonna try that some day too!

3  Thank Janel D
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

We traveled a little over an hour to see the wolves with our teen-aged children and were not disappointed. For a sanctuary of about 45 wolves it seemed to be well organized. The wolves started our tour with a bit of howling which was the coolest thing ever. Our tour guide, Mancy, was very enthusiastic, knew the wolves past and present by name and our tour lasted about an hour and a half. We ended the tour in the gift shop where things weren't over-priced, how nice. I would definitely go back, but try to get reservations for a weekday tour instead of a weekend tour seeking a more intimate group for my many questions. The one improvement we'd like to see in an otherwise completely enjoyable experience, is that we'd like less focus to be on the wolves that had passed and more focus on the present and future of this sanctuary including the daily routines and wolf advocacy. A unique experience that you couldn't get in a zoo or national park -well done!

4  Thank pointador
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