It is very important to pay attention to the weather in the desert.
In the summer:
Wear light layers.
Sunscreen is a must!
Dress in comfortable clothing.
You will probably end up with paw prints or dirt on you!
In the winter:
Dress in layers.
The weather can range from freezing to comfortably warm.
Bring a warm coat. It is likely you will need it!
Hats of Any Sort, Gloves & Sunglasses:
Hats, gloves, and sunglasses are fine to wear in the common areas, but MUST NOT be worn around the wolves. THESE ITEMS = TREATS FOR THE WOLVES!
BRING WATER! This is important at any time of year. We are located in the high desert. It is easy to become dehydrated quite quickly!
The last 1/4 mile to the Sanctuary is a dirt and rock road. Please drive slowly! If you have a SUV or a truck, drive that instead of a car.
DO NOT BRING YOUR PETS AND LEAVE THEM IN YOUR CAR - we will send you home.
Honk when you get to the gate and a staff member will open the gate for you to park.
You may bring your lunch to have at the Sanctuary. Just let us know when you make your appointment so we can have a picnic table available.
If you are a professional photographer or artist, you must tell us so that you can sign an artist release. Click here to print and have it prepared before your visit.
One of the great joys of visiting Wolf Mountain Sanctuary is the Memories.....
We have these simple rules:
Do not stick cameras or lenses through the fencing.
ALWAYS listen to your tour guide.
If we ask you to not photograph a certain animal, please follow our instructions.
(There may be a very important reason why we do not want that animal photographed.)
NO VIDEOS ALLOWED - If you want a video ask your Tour Guide
NO PICTURES OF STAFF ALLOWED - unless you get permission from that staff member
You are welcome to post personal photos to social media sites.
If you post to social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.), please tag Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, so our followers can enjoy your photos. You can click the words of these social media sites and you will be taken to ours, please like & follow our pages.
We would be happy to take photos or video of you with the wolves.
If you want a full Photo Shoot with the wolves, please schedule this when you call and ask for prices.
* THESE PHOTOS ARE FOR YOUR PERSONAL USE ONLY AND MAY NOT BE SOLD *
NOTE: You are not allowed to use any photographs, drawings, or paintings in a professional manner or in a manner that brings you monetary gain without signing an Artist Contract with Wolf Mountain Sanctuary.
If you are a professional photographer or artist, please see our "Professional Artists" page for more information.
Red Meat, Frozen Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, Turkey Necks (must be in original packaging)
Nature's Domain (Costco) Dog Food - Bright Blue Bag with the husky on it
Kirkland (Costco) Dog Biscuits (Lamb and Rice Formula)
Liverwurst (Farmer John plain BLACK LABEL (no bacon or garlic flavor) - Please bring ONE package for each wolf = 10
If there is something else you would like to bring, please call Tonya at 760-248-7818 first
Donations of food cannot be used in lieu of the required monetary donation.
No "toys" will be accepted.
Introductions to each of our wolves
Hear each wolf's story and the history of the Sanctuary
Learn about wolves and their importance in the ecosystem
We will help distinguish between fact and fiction
There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions
How many in your group
Which tour you would like
Your cell phone number
Where you are coming from, so we can give you accurate directions
Please be on time for your appointment!!
If you are going to be late or need to cancel your appointment,please call us at 760-248-7818 to let us know! If you are late, you may have to wait for other on-time appointments to end before you are seen.
$25 for 1-Hour Tour
$150 for a Private 1-Hour Tour with Tonya & the Wolves
Educational, Large and Corporate Groups: Call us to for Special rates!
We are open for tours from Thursday through Sunday.
Please call to request a tour any other days.
Hours: 10 am to 2 pm
(last tour at 1 pm)
Please do NOT use the Contact form on this website or contact us via email to schedule an appointment. CALL US!
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