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Farm Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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We stayed in the tiny houses and it was amazing. One of our best vacations ever. There are three... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Silver Spring, Maryland
Great experience!

We took a 1 hour tour of Farm Sanctuary and loved it. Even though our tour group had about 20... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim S
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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.
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3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in the tiny houses and it was amazing. One of our best vacations ever. There are three tiny houses and three cabins. The tiny houses seem like better options because they are in front of the cabins and thus have a better view...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a 1 hour tour of Farm Sanctuary and loved it. Even though our tour group had about 20 people, we all had the opportunity to meet and interact with cows, goats, roosters, and pigs. Afterwards, we spent a bit of time walking the...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's no place like the Farm Sanctuary. Tours last around 45 minutes to an hour, with the ability to wander around the farm on your own until 5 PM. Our tour guide, Maria, was funny, sweet, and genuinely seemed to be having a great time....More

Thank Cassidy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just went today, unfortunately they were not doing tours ($10). But they allowed us to wander around and see the various animals. Such as pigs, goats, sheep, a big bull, cows, a donkey, ducks, chickens, and turkey. A large beautiful place off the beaten path.

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 9 September 2018

If you love animals, especially farm animals and inspiring stories about the animals that reside at this oasis, this place is for you. It's educational but not preachy and there are plenty of animals to get to know by petting them and listening to your...More

Thank Dolores V
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I have been to the Farm Sanctuary twice and donate to it yearly. I think it is a beautiful sanctuary and so much better then the Catskills Animal Sanctuary. At the Farm Sanctuary, not only can you see and pet the animals out in their...More

2  Thank reneesilverman0303
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Oh the farm sanctuary. Have you lost your connection with earth? Do you need to reconnect with yourself? This is the place to go! The gorgeous, simple sanctuary is where you need to go! Not just the sanctuary but also the surrounding area...the finger lakes....More

1  Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This place is one in a million, heaven on earth for animals and people alike. When the world gets me down I head to Farm Sanctuary to give me hope in humanity once again.

Thank CompassionTravels
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The Farm Sanctuary is accessible via a dirt road off a main highway just north west of Watkins Glen. The Tour guides are very knowledgeable about factory farming and the meat industry. The animals at the farm are all rescues from various farming incidents (escaping...More

Thank WeLoveDisneyland
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Spend a few hours interacting with rescued farm animals, learning about our food supply and factory farming. Our tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank AriQ21
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30 July 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
Alicia A
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