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California Wolf Center

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Address: Behind the KQ Campground on Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036
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+1 619-234-9653

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Defend our Wildlife!!

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blythe P
Yorba Linda, California, United States
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Yorba Linda, California, United States
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 detail about the various North American wolves and all the sub-species. Going out to the... More 

Thank Blythe P
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 just magnificent, definetely a great and inspiring experience.

Thank Armando N
Flagstaff, Arizona
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on 2/24/17. After a great lecture on wolves and their lifestyle. We went into the viewing areas, wow those wolves are huge! We got to see 3-4 American gray wolves. Was able to get some great photos of them. Then went to the Mexican gray wolves and again was able to get some great shots of them walking... More 

Thank a10com
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went for a small group tour (Friday @2PM, somewhat more expensive). Started with fairly interesting talk, but, come on, in the age of the internet, can have it at home on a better screen. Then "Unfortunately, we can not see the gray wolves, they are in the breeding season" ... could not you tell this when I was booking and... More 

Thank Olga F
San Diego, California
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42 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We had a Groupon so we thought we would check the Wolf Center out. What an amazing experience! The staff was very knowledgable. We got to see the Gray Wolf and the Mexican Gray Wolf up close. Got fantastic pictures and videos. It was cold and very windy, but we still enjoyed it a lot.

Thank CAMom92082
La Mesa, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is a great place to learn about a misunderstood species. The guides know a ton of information and are very helpful. The wolves can be shy, but when you see them they are awesome!

1 Thank Bisker61
Lakeside, California
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I am so glad we went today. The wolves are out and our volunteer knew a tremendous amount of information. They did an excellent job of explaining how beneficial wolves are and the steps they are taking to get the ranchers on board with working with them.

Thank kak6
Huntington Beach, California
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This place is a few miles from Julian, California. You need reservations. 1/2 hour before your tour time you park at the end of their road and they guide you up a dirt road. The tour group is small around 12 so about 6 cars caravan up the road. A couple of our car/van was not able to get up... More 

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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Fun activity for the family. Takes about 2 hours. Plan ahead and book the week prior to your visit. Call or book online for tour. Joining the club is inexpensive and allows visits for 2 ppl all year long. We can't wait to return to see the wolves with their winter coats on.

Thank Curtis L
Punta Gorda, Florida
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57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This was a good experience. The people who spoke to us about the wolves were very knowledgeable and very fervent about their dedication to the wolves. Only wish we could have seen more of the wolves, however, that would defeat the purpose of keeping them wild. I would recommend a visit here for your own knowledge and to see the... More 

Thank Laura C

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