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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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First off, I did not do the tour but I checked the place out in advance for elderly guests. The... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2015
This is the way a preserve should be run

The animals are well kept in some of the largest and well thought out natural Enclosures I have... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2015
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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89 Mount Pleasant Rd, Columbia, NJ 07832-2636
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

First off, I did not do the tour but I checked the place out in advance for elderly guests. The road to the preserve can be steep but it does handle plenty of Rvs. I imagine it can be icy in winter, so take care....More

3  Thank californialady12001
Lakotawolf, Owner at Lakota Wolf Preserve, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2015

thank you for the 5 star review but Seems kind of unfair to write a review at all, when all you did was drive by? if it was a weekday yes we do class trips for schools so there could have been kids there. we...More

Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

The animals are well kept in some of the largest and well thought out natural Enclosures I have ever seen. The owners an very nice and very informative. They are also very good public speakers. Nothing is more uncomfortable then listening to a talk from...More

3  Thank fisheriesguy
Reviewed 16 November 2015

My fiancé and I went to the preserve this afternoon, and it was awesome. The wolves, foxes, and bobcats are beautiful. The animals were very playful and attentive to their audience. You can tell they are well cared for. Hearing them howl at the end...More

1  Thank Carissa S
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Went to the Lakota Wolf Preserve for the 1st time today (11/15/15). Had a great time. The tour was very informative and the sounds of all the wolves in unison was a very spiritual experience. Wolves are amazing partners on our planet. Smart, intelligent and...More

2  Thank Mitchell K
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Lakota Wolf Preserve is a treasure to visit. It is located in Taylor Campground and you take a short bus ride back to the preserve. They have four enclosures for the different species of wolves they have. The tour guide gives a great talk about...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Seeing the wolves, learning about them and then hearing the group howl was awe inspiring. In addition to the rescued wolves there were bobcats and foxes. The guides really loved the animals.

Thank pickyeatter
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Passionate owners provide a narrated "tour" of the preserve. Basically you are walking a single corridor which allows observation of four groups/packs of wolves--24 total. In our case, the wolves were plentiful and came right up to the fence to facilitate viewing. They were also...More

Thank Onthebacknine
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We enjoyed our visit to the preserve, loved the antics of the foxes during their part of the tour. We missed most of the Bobcats. At the end of the wolf tour we were not directed to leave immediately or we would miss the tour....More

Thank Joan B
Lakotawolf, Manager at Lakota Wolf Preserve, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2015

Sorry you were disappointed, but at the end of the wolf presentation everyone is told that we are moving to the fox and bobcat area and the guide moves with the crowd. you must have seen the rest of the crowd leaving with the guide...More

Reviewed 21 October 2015

An absolutely wonderful place to visit! We took the bus ride up from the parking lot; a short jaunt. The price of admission is $15. Well worth it. The guides are extremely knowledgeable & very interesting to listen to. The wolves are beautiful & well...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 20 October 2015

11 acres of wolves kept in behind fences but not in cages , as close as you will see them outside natural habitat. Great guides , beautiful animals

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19 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
8 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.