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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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Fantastic experience!

This was our first visit to the preserve. We were very much impressed with Jim and Becky and the... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Woodbridge, New Jersey

Took a bunch of 11 year old boys. Held their attention throughout! You can take the bus, but the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
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89 Mount Pleasant Rd, Columbia, NJ 07832-2636
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

This was our first visit to the preserve. We were very much impressed with Jim and Becky and the educational information they provided about the wolves, foxes and bobcats. These animals are obviously so well loved and cared for! The preserve is actually on the...More

1  Thank NJGirl135
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Took a bunch of 11 year old boys. Held their attention throughout! You can take the bus, but the walk is better!!

1  Thank jrusso0
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Suggest you get to front desk at Camp Taylor to buy your tickets b4 the mini bus takes off at 3:45pm for the 4pm Wolf Watch. Otherwise, you are hiking to the preserve and it is uphill, for about 15-20 minutes depending on how fast...More

Thank kathleen h
Reviewed 22 April 2016

My two oldest children (ages 8 and 10) and I took a trip out here today. We spent a fantastic and educational morning learning about the sanctuary and the animals (wolves, bobcats, and foxes) that live there. The animals were so well cared for, and...More

1  Thank sarah_2010067
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Thank you to all that work here. I have known about this preserve for some time and never visited. Didn't know what to expect. Glad I finally got a group together to visit. Very nice place, very interesting and learned lots. The owners are full...More

2  Thank Eeeee S
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I really dislike zoo's or any places that imprison healthy animals for the perhaps of people gawking at them for a few min. However, I have to say this place is wonderful!!! The people here truly love and are dedicated to animals the care for....More

Thank Nela P
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I expected to be very happy with our visit after reading such great reviews on TripAdvisor, but our visit surpassed my expectations. We arrived on Saturday morning around 9:30 which gave us plenty of time to hike up to the preserve after checking in. We...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Today I spent 2 hours at Lakota Preserve watching and photographing wolves. It's as close as you can get to them without being in the wild. I've always been fascinated with wolves, especially their incredibly expressive eyes. The enclosures at Lakota measure in acres, yet...More

Thank Kintasays
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The Preserve is off the beaten path in a wildlife management area near the Delaware Water Gap. Overall, a beautiful area of NJ/PA to visit with much to do in the area. The Preserve itself was somewhat smaller than I expected, otherwise it would have...More

Thank Edward F
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The wolves are just beautiful and gather round as soon as they see the owner approaching. The owner is so knowledgeable and it's so interesting to learn about the wolves. As he speaks, he throws bits of meat into the wolves, to bring them close...More

Thank kathy z
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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.