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Lakota Wolf Preserve

#1 of 6 things to do in Columbia Features Animals
89 Mount Pleasant Rd, Columbia, NJ 07832-2636
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A Fun Little Trip

The wolf preserve is very nice, and they made sure that visitors are able to actually see the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jason P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A wonderful spot in Western New Jersey

If you have any interest in wildlife at all, Lakota Wolf Preserve is not to be missed. They have... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Rich S
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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89 Mount Pleasant Rd, Columbia, NJ 07832-2636
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The wolf preserve is very nice, and they made sure that visitors are able to actually see the wolves. It's a rather small area, so there isn't much walking to be done, and there are plenty of benches. I was a little disappointed that we...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you have any interest in wildlife at all, Lakota Wolf Preserve is not to be missed. They have four wolf enclosures and the wolves live in natural packs. They have Timber Wolves, Artic Wolves, as well as foxes and bobcats. The folks who operate...More

2  Thank Rich S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

What a great experience. The wolves are fantastic and very active. The foxes are so much fun to watch. Their handlers are so in-tuned with the animals, it is amazing. Really is a must see, you will not be disappointed!

3  Thank jkontop
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Had heard great things about the preserve, so decided to visit, along with my 12 yr old twin girls. We had such an amazing time, we cannot wait to go back in the fall, to see how different it looks & if the wolves &...More

1  Thank NJsharon
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We visited the Lakota Wolf Preserve while staying at Camp Taylor. This is truly an amazing experience. The wolves are well cared for and the people working here are really committed in the safety and security of their animals. I cannot wait to come back...More

1  Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing people doing outstanding hard work for these beautiful animals. I cannot say enough amazing things about Lakota, the owners have dedicated their lives to all the animals at the preserve. If you havent visited yet put this on your bucket list. I camp at...More

1  Thank j9depula
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My three little boys with short attention spans were riveted! So cool! We especially loved the little bobcats. The owners gave wonderful little talks about the wolves, bobcats and foxes. The wife was especially entertaining!

1  Thank Malka I
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Made a reservation for a Friday morning tour. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't so great and it was raining on and off but the wolves didn't seem to care. This was a good time! We could have taken the shuttle bus to the reserve but instead...More

4  Thank PizzaMavin
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Great, educational trip! The wolves were beautiful. The owners spent a lot of time telling the group about the wolves. Very interesting and informative. Hearing the wolves howl all together was a hilight. The Bobcats and foxes were awesome, too! They truly are doing wonderful...More

Thank mommiebear
Reviewed 18 June 2017

That was pleasure meet genuine people like jim and his wife.They really sacrificed live for take care of wolfs and other wild animals.So positive vibe there. place is well maintain as well.

1  Thank jakubowskikamil
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18 July 2017|
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Response from vankalen | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain but I would say yes. Maybe more than two on the weekends but definitely yes
Tulsi C
13 January 2017|
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Response from Lakotawolf | Property representative |
in the winter you will see just as much at either tour. summer time the morning tours are better because it is still cool out
7 November 2016|
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Response from Lakotawolf | Property representative |
the private photo tours are 2 hours long. you can use a tripod on the private photo tour but not on the public educational tour.