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Farm Sanctuary

#6 of 21 things to do in Watkins Glen Features Animals
3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
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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
New York City, New York
via mobile
Farm Sanctuary

Definitely a good place to visit if you want to learn more about factory farming and the lives of... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Miami, Florida
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“love animals” (7 reviews)
“plant based” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 15:00
3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
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Reviewed 21 August 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

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 29 July 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

1  Thank lulubirdie
Reviewed 29 July 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
Reviewed 28 July 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

2  Thank Dana C
Reviewed 27 July 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
Reviewed 21 July 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

2  Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 17 July 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
Reviewed 16 July 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.

1  Thank jen4328
Reviewed 8 July 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
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This could be a great experience for someone who has not been up close and personal with farm animals because that is what you get to do. The tour begins with the story of what the farm sanctuary does followed by a 5 minute video...More

Thank MDBlueCrab
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
If I stay in one of the cabins on the property (I realized they are fully booked for this year) will I have opportunities to interact with the animals aside from the tour, or only on the tour? Thank you.
30 July 2015|
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Response from FarmSanctuary v | Property representative |
Additionally, please note that if you are a B&B guest you can wander around the sanctuary after tours and observe the animals from outside the enclosures. Thank you for asking and we look forward to seeing you soon!
Alicia A
What is the nearest greyhound bus stop to the Farm Sanctuary?
11 May 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