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Farm Sanctuary

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3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
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This is what happiness looks like

What an amazing place. Hearing the rescue stories and getting to interact with the farm residents... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
AngNDan
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NY
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As a former farm boy, I love to come by and see sanctuaries for animals, especially farm animals... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
robcurtross
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New York City, New York
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This farm offers sanctuary and a home for abused farm animals, and helps to educate Americans about treating animals with respect and compassion.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“animal lovers” (7 reviews)
“love animals” (7 reviews)
“meat eaters” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION
3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
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+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place. Hearing the rescue stories and getting to interact with the farm residents was incredible. The tour guide knew every animals name, things they liked, or disliked. Where they loved to be scratched....It was so heartwarming. Being able to scratch behind a...More

3  Thank AngNDan
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

As a former farm boy, I love to come by and see sanctuaries for animals, especially farm animals. There are a wide variety here and this is a very special place not only for folks like me with fond memories of the farm, but also...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Definitely a good place to visit if you want to learn more about factory farming and the lives of farm animals. The Farm Sanctuary staff are passionate about their mission of promoting a vegan lifestyle, treating farm animals with dignity and reducing the carbon footprint...More

2  Thank lulubirdie
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

This was one of the most special and memorable things we've done as a family - and I highly recommend it for animal lovers (just be aware that there is some sensitive displays regarding factory farms and slaughterhouses). It's a very fulfilling place to visit...More

2  Thank Carrie W
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

Farm Sanctuary is heaven, not just for its precious farm animals, but for us humans who are lucky enough to visit! Yes, Farm Sanctuary's goal is to educate the public as to the aspects of factory farming and animal abuse and neglect, but they don't...More

3  Thank Dana C
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

Some good, interesting information provided regarding the Vegan life style, provided by volunteer guides who show you some of the animals that have been saved from deplorable conditions, and explain the Vegan point of view. I don't know how I feel about some of what...More

1  Thank swampknot
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Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful farm!!! Healthy looking and happy animals!!! Worth coming here. This farm is eye opening. The tour the staff give was a lot of fun. Very friendly and informative. I enjoyed myself so much!!! This place is for animals lovers, your allowed to go into...More

3  Thank Nicole W
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

I volunteered for a few hours while on vacation. The staff is doing a wonderful job caring for the animals, and providing a loving, safe home. I really applaud them.

2  Thank jhearch1
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Reviewed July 15, 2016

Our family had mixed reviews. My husband and older son didn't appreciate the focus on being a vegan. My younger son and I loved how close we were able to get with the animals during the tour. I enjoyed a different perspective on eating meat.

2  Thank jen4328
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

I visited quite awhile ago, but there were plenty of animals to see. This is great for younger kids looking to learn more about the various kinds of animals!

1  Thank Katelyn S
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aristadrive
July 29, 2015|
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Response from FarmSanctuary v | Property representative |
All Bed & Breakfast guests receive a complimentary shelter tour. These tours are held daily at 10 a.m. Guests staying on public tour days are also welcome to join a tour later in the day. Public shelter tours are held every... More
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Alicia A
May 10, 2015|
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Response from FarmSanctuary v | Property representative |
Hello. Thank you for your question. There are two lines serving Watkins Glen-area travel Greyhound Bus Lines – Ithaca, NY Greyhound Bus Lines – Geneva, NY Bus Transportation Greyhound 800-231-2222 Shortline... More
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