Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre, Golden

(3.2/5 based on 340 reviews on the web)
Hang out with wolves in their natural habitat at Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre, a facility dedicated to the awareness and conservation of these creatures. You'll learn more about wolves and their role in the environment during a 25-minute guided tour. Many people like to bring their cameras and capture them among the dense Rocky Mountain wilderness. The site even offers photography tours for adults where you can walk alongside a wolf with no boundaries, fences, or leashes for 90 minutes. The center also features a gift shop and a seasonal burger shack. Use our Golden trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre and other attractions in Golden.
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  • The wolf centre is a must see. The informative staff and alfa humans are awesome! we learned so much on our visit and tour of the centre.  more »
  • This is not our first time here, we went 10 years ago and are just as impressed this time as we were last. Our tour guide had amazing knowledge of each of the wolves, their habitat as well as the stor...  more »
  • If you think viewing wolves in a stinky, cage is a wilderness experience then go to Disneyland. Sad, sad looking wolves.  more »
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  • This place is a hell hole. Walking paths are dirty. Garbage on ground. Broken credit card machines. You would think this zoo been there many years. Employees walking around talking and playing games with each other. Rude employees. I can go on and on. Next time I go there I will post pics. I wonder what criteria they use to hire, such a sorry bunch the owner should start policing these places. And hold the employees and call rep accountable.
  • Unfortunately my mom purchased two tickets for myself and my husband as a birthday present for me. On the way there we encountered an unexpected landslide, so we were told that we should have forseen that and should have taken an alternative route or left home erlier (even though we left an hour erlier than what it takes to reach the destination). Fortunately we did receive part of the funds as a refund of the situation, but it was handeled with unsatisfactory customer service blamed on me not knowing about the landslide ahead of time (when it actually just happened). No emails were received by my mom or myself regarding alternative routs prior to this, even thogh the staff knew that there were landslides occurring all week on that certain route. Very disappointing, not planing on encouraging others to support the organization.
  • Save time and just write them a check. Most disappointing attraction ever. Rude owner and shabby property. 12$ to see restless wolves tracking back & forth while a repetitive speech is given. Not much hope for the wolves if they can't let ppl close enough to care- or if you have 330$ for a chance to photograph them without chain link fencing.
  • I'm from Australia. This snarky lady on the phone kept questioning about my unique accent by saying "what, what, what?" throughout the call. At times, she raised her voice and said I don't understand a word you are saying. For God's sake, I am also a native English speaker like her. Just the nasty attitude.
  • Chose Golden as our adventure town based solely on research of the NLWC, and we were not disappointed! The staff are incredibly friendly, professional, and passionate. It's an educational centre that's great for the whole family (we visited with 4 adults and no children and had a great time!). You can sit a few minutes and learn about wolves and the history of the centre, roam the property to snap photos of the wolves and check out displays. Reservations not required and exceptionally well priced for a "tourist attraction". Highly recommended and cannot wait to go back to do the Photography Tour!