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“Very Fun and Informative”

International Wolf Center
Ranked #2 of 34 things to do in Ely
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The International Wolf Center, located in Ely, Minnesota, gives visitors a chance to learn about wolves and see them in a beautiful northwoods habitat. The main attraction are five live wolves who make up our ambassador pack. The best time to see the wolves is first thing in the morning and then late in the afternoon. This is especially the case during hot summer months. If you can't make it early or late in the day, we recommend coming by at noon. Every day at noon we offer enrichment for the wolves, so they typically all come out and are visible through the massive auditorium windows. We also offer a unique Saturday evening program where the wolves get their weekly meals. That program is at 7 p.m. The Center advances the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wildlands and the human role in their future.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 7 May 2012

It was awesome to see real wolves there and the displays and information is outstanding. Great for Families and Couples

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Reviewed 6 May 2012

Exceptional! Very infomrative. It is amazing to see the Wolfs in their natural environment. The gift store is very good.

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Reviewed 21 April 2012

Looking forward to seein the new wolf puppies summer of 2012. The kids always want to return.

Thank Craig H
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Reviewed 19 March 2012

It's a quick trip to see all the center has to offer. There are two wolves on site. they have a speaker on the hour. Don't expect too much, but it's a nice addition to the community.

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Reviewed 17 March 2012

My husband and I arrived only about an hour before the center's scheduled closing so the person at the desk suggested that we might want to return later to see the feeding of the wolves. We did return and were glad that we did. A young man gave a Wolves 101 talk then we watched as the wolves were fed their evening meal of fresh beavers. The viewing area was well done and it was a good opportunity to witness something that few people have a chance to see.

1  Thank Gwen052
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