Fodor's Expert Review Wolf Haven International

Olympia Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Guided tours of this 80-acre wolf sanctuary are given every hour on the hour and run about 50 minutes, during which docents explain the recovery programs and visitors can view the wolves. You must join a tour. Note that it's worth taking a look at the website before visiting—the sanctuary has a few rules regarding conduct. Most importantly, parents should know that although the sanctuary can be a wonderful place for kids, it does not provide as much stimulation as a typical zoo and may bore kids with short attention spans.

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3111 Offut Lake Rd. SE
Olympia, Washington  98589, USA


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $12, Apr.–Sept., Mon. and Wed.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. noon–4; Oct.–mid-Feb. and last 2 wks of Mar., Sat. 10–4, Sun. noon–4, Closed mid-Feb.–mid-Mar. and weekdays fall–spring

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