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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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A Compassionate, Up-Close Visit on a Beautiful Farm

I came here with family - adults and kids. Because our group was large enough, we were able to get... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful, first cass organization. Everyone should visit.

Farm Sanctuary is a beautiful place with beautiful people who are dedicated to improving the lives... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good10%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“love animals” (7 reviews)
“plant based” (4 reviews)
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3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with family - adults and kids. Because our group was large enough, we were able to get a tour going earlier than the usual public tour (which would have started 45 minutes later). We were taken into pens to touch and sometimes...More

Thank KrisSteve06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Farm Sanctuary is a beautiful place with beautiful people who are dedicated to improving the lives of farm animals everywhere. What a blessing to have this wonderful place. There should be one in every state.

Thank _coopertohee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family of four had a terrific time meeting the animals on the farm and learning their stories and unique personalities. We took the tour and then went back later in the day to explore on our own. We stayed in the cabin Maya. It...More

Thank Jeff V
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I could write a book about my experiences at Farm Sanctuary, but I'll try and keep this review short. I first spent four days here in September of 2016 with my wife. Staying one of 3 cabins on site, every morning we were treated to...More

2  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A wonderful visit with the whole family to interact with pigs, goats, cows, donkeys, turkeys, in a warm and friendly environment. The staff are terrific and very informative. You get to pet and hang out with the rescue animals in the expansive fields and barns...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

There is a big push on being vegan. Staff is pleasant and knowledgeable. You go into fields to pet cows, turkeys, pigs, goats. Wear your walking shoes.

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My daughter and I visited he Farm Sanctuary recently. It was a wonderful experience. The staff were very knowledgeable, professional and engaging. It was a gentle learning environment without aggressive tactics or money grabbing. In fact I think they could easily raise their entrance fees.

Thank Maureen E
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I went to farm Sanctuary to celebrate my B-day. I am a vegan and a tireless animal lover, but this place is for anyone to enjoy. It is extraordinarily beautiful. The farm is located in a huge acreage of farm and the proceeds go to...More

2  Thank beticita09
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We thoroughly love visiting and supporting Farm Sanctuary every time we are in the Watkins Glen area (and from afar via donations and purchases). If you are an animal lover or simply don't suffer allergic reactions to compassion, you'll love every second of your visit....More

2  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I came here with a boyfriend as I have wanted to visit for years. I have done walks for the sanctuary and met Gene Baur (founder) multiple times over the years but had never visited. I finally got to meet many of the animals, pet...More

Thank tracyrocks
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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
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