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Mission: Wolf

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13388 Cnty Rd 634, Gardner, CO 81252
+1 719-859-2157
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Truly fascinating family fun! Do not miss if you love wilderness and learning......

We LOVED this place! It was right in our "Backyard" -- 10 miles from a recent stay near Gardner... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
BeauchTravels
,
Texas
Great family fun!

My family has been visiting this place since I was little, so I was very excited to share it with... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Andi S
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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13388 Cnty Rd 634, Gardner, CO 81252
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

We LOVED this place! It was right in our "Backyard" -- 10 miles from a recent stay near Gardner. a VERY hidden gem way up in the Black Hills. My boys, husband and I spent most the day -- learning, helping, enjoying, meeting some, and...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

My family has been visiting this place since I was little, so I was very excited to share it with my husband, teenaged step kids, and young niece & nephew. The tour guides are extremely informative and I love how they give you a history...More

Thank Andi S
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

Nestled in the mountains in Gardner Colorado, Mission Wolf is a fascinating sanctuary holding over 40 wolves, including arctic wolves, timber wolves, black wolves, wolf/dog hybrids and many more. They are housed in spacious enclosures and have small "packs" for companionship - usually one male...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2017

It is quite a drive to get there but well worth it!!! We learned a lot about wolves and got to interact with them....exhilarating! :-)

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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

We spent the night in Westcliffe because I wanted my granddaughters to experience this hidden gem in the middle of nowhere! As I read all the previous reviews, I totally agree with everything they say: Once in a lifetime experience! Kissed by a wolf! A...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

This is somewhat hard to get too, but well worth the drive. The folks living here are knowledgeable, caring folks who are dedicated to preserving wolves and wolf mixes. The history behind this facility is amazing. The wolves are treated with love and respect. If...More

Thank Amy G
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

This place is worth the trip! Our tour guide was very informative and patient. I had altitude sickness and they made every effort to make me comfortable so that I could still enjoy the tour. Each wolf has a story to be told. They are...More

Thank Naomi W
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We were given a personal tour by John a passionate person who has dedicated his life by volunteering at Mission Wolf. John educated us about how they rescue and preserve the wolves in their natural environment and facts about wolves in our country. We were...More

Thank Rena S
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Allow a little extra time to drive on the gravel/dirt roads. Check their website for times. We went in the enclosure with three wolves at 2 pm and had a guided tour beforehand, but could have taken the tour after. Definitely worth it. Feeding time...More

Thank GGDesMoines
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

I can't say enough about the Mission Wolf experience. Please get there and get there as soon and as often as you can. This is an amazing team of people managing an amazing pack of wolves. They know their stuff, and Kent and Tracy &...More

Thank DingoPaint
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