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California Wolf Center

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Behind the KQ Campground on Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-0030
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Impressive Conservation Effort

The focus at this CA Wolf Center is on conservation efforts to strengthen the genetic gene pool of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sue V
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San Diego, California
Love what they do, but disappointed with the tour.

I love what the California wolf center does. The work they do is invaluable, and I am happy to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
aboyer8
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Durham, NC
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Behind the KQ Campground on Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The focus at this CA Wolf Center is on conservation efforts to strengthen the genetic gene pool of the Mexican Gray Wolf and facilitate its return to natural habitats. The dedication of the people at this center is extraordinary. Our tour guide, John is very...More

Thank Sue V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love what the California wolf center does. The work they do is invaluable, and I am happy to support them. However, we were pretty disappointed with the tour. The drive out from Carlsbad was beautiful, but definitely plan well enough in advance to get...More

2  Thank aboyer8
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our trip to the California Wolf Center was a birthday present to our son, who has been very interested in wildlife and animals in general. At 12 years old, he was old enough to appreciate the tour and the experience, but my younger one (7)...More

Thank ReiseB
Reviewed 28 July 2017 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

Thank Yessica_W
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 16 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 6 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
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Cheryle P
12 June 2017|
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Response from a10com | Reviewed this property |
You have to book in advance.
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Anitsirk A
17 April 2016|
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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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