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California Wolf Center

#2 of 38 things to do in Julian Features Animals
Behind the KQ Campground on Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036
+1 619-234-9653
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Awesome and educational place

Because we really appreciate wildlife, and wildlife is often hated and misunderstood, we wanted to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yessica_W
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Wolves Don't Hunt People!

Unfortunately, people hunt wolves. Wolves have been virtually wiped out in the U.S. Fortunately... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Grant F
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Orange
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Behind the KQ Campground on Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Because we really appreciate wildlife, and wildlife is often hated and misunderstood, we wanted to visit this Center to learn more, and to be around those who also appreciate wildlife. The tour was very informative, I learned a lot about wolves and the difference with...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Unfortunately, people hunt wolves. Wolves have been virtually wiped out in the U.S. Fortunately, the CA. Wolf Center in Julian is educating people about the plight of the wolf and how they really are needed in our ecosystem. You'll get to see two packs of...More

1  Thank Grant F
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Excellent experience and learning too. Staff was patient with our many questions. We enjoyed our interactions and were really excited to see the wolves and learn about them.

Thank vickieemanuel
Reviewed 19 June 2017

My daughter loves wolves, so of course we needed to visit this place. After checking in at the bottom of their road, we all caravan up to the facility. They start you off with a short lecture about wolves and what they are working towards...More

2  Thank epbkm
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Wolves aren't local here. There are large enclosures with groups of wolves. They seem at ease. The talk goes on and on however and I would have skipped out but it would have been obvious

2  Thank Laural90210
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Learned so much about the wolf conservation efforts. Taylor gave an excellent presentation and his knowledge was never ending. At first we thought it to be a little pricey but it was worth every dollar spent. Taylor patiently answered everyone's questions and explained in great...More

1  Thank Blythe P
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The work they do here is worth knowing. There is a quick chat before the visit to the enclosures about the whole wolf situation that is an eye opener about wildlife and the way we can help. Then of course are the wolves that are...More

2  Thank Armando N
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We went on 2/24/17. After a great lecture on wolves and their lifestyle. We went into the viewing areas, wow those wolves are huge! We got to see 3-4 American gray wolves. Was able to get some great photos of them. Then went to the...More

1  Thank a10com
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went for a small group tour (Friday @2PM, somewhat more expensive). Started with fairly interesting talk, but, come on, in the age of the internet, can have it at home on a better screen. Then "Unfortunately, we can not see the gray wolves, they are...More

3  Thank Olga F
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We had a Groupon so we thought we would check the Wolf Center out. What an amazing experience! The staff was very knowledgable. We got to see the Gray Wolf and the Mexican Gray Wolf up close. Got fantastic pictures and videos. It was cold...More

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Cheryle P
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Response from a10com | Reviewed this property |
You have to book in advance.
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Anitsirk A
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Response from MaryAnnLens | Reviewed this property |
I bought a year membership with a groupon. I think general admission is $20 and very well worth it!
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