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Mission: Wolf, Gardner

#71 of 163 in Wildlife in Colorado
Mission: Wolf (abbreviated M:W) is a remote wolf sanctuary near Westcliffe, Colorado in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. It houses up to 40 wolves and wolfdog crosses, and works to promote a better understanding of wolves in order to further reintroduction efforts and discourage attempts to keep wolves as pets.
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  • I sure didn’t know much about Wolves before I arrived, I received an excellent education on this visit!! The passion we were shown certainly changed my mind about this beautiful animal. We got to...  more »
  • way up in the mountain, but great views! Our guide Kayce was very informitive and enjoyed the work she is doing at Missioin Wolf. We didn't get to interact with the wolf's, but still enjoyed the...  more »
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Our tour guide, Ari (sp?) Was exceptional! Hearing the story of how mission wolf began and the stories of each animal will be something I'll treasure forever. I hope to return someday. Thank you for everything y'all are doing for these animals
  • A really cool experience. This is not a petting zoo or one of those places that uses the animals to make money. This is definitely not a tourist trap. Most of the workers are volunteers. Many of their buildings are built by volunteers. They grow their own food in greenhouses to reduce costs. On its own it may not be worth it (it's out in the middle of nowhere) but if you're going to the dunes or Bishop's Castle it would definitely be worth looking into stopping by this neat experience.
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