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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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A trip to the Farm

Just went today, unfortunately they were not doing tours ($10). But they allowed us to wander... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kirk E
Syracuse, New York
A Wonderful Experience!

If you love animals, especially farm animals and inspiring stories about the animals that reside at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dolores V
West Chester, United States
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“love animals”(9 reviews)
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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 2 days 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We stayed in a tiny house and it was great! The animals, the tour, gift shop and breakfast were all great as well. There is a state park (Sugar Hill State Forest) just up the road that you can walk to and hike in. We...More

2  Thank Greg4Travel2018
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I live in the area but have never visited this facility. One day on a drive to another town, I turned in! I was immediately taken in by the beauty of the farmland. I walked into the welcome center/store, and asked how to see the...More

1  Thank cwat321
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Beautiful scenery and a nice tour of the sanctuary. You can pet most of the animals. My first thought was...if only our elderly would have such a nice place to live and such good care. There are also rooms/cabins to stay overnight. They said a...More

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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