Sanctuary Farm, Watkins Glen

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Farm Sanctuary, the nation's leading farm animal protection organization, promotes legislative, policy, and individual lifestyle changes to help farm animals. Farm Sanctuary’s shelters in New York and California provide lifelong care for nearly 1,000 rescued farm animals.
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  • We stayed at one of the tiny houses and it was very comfortable and convenient to be right on the premises. The experience of meeting and learning about the animals was really enjoyable and unforgetta...  more »
  • We traveled here over Canadian Thanksgiving weekend of 2017. It is a gorgeous location and very scenic drive - especially in the fall. The colours are just gorgeous! The farm itself is huge - obviousl...  more »
  • Please see Farm Sanctuary on Facebook, or find and read book by same name. Beautiful location in rural mid New York nestled in the Finger Lakes. These farm animals have been rescued from the cruelty o...  more »
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  • Just loved staying here...the tiny houses are fantastic and the view is so peaceful. Self serve vegan breakfast and a guided tour were included in our stay. Being able to connect with the rescued farm animals and learn about their stories was a great experience. Cannot say enough good things about this organization.
  • Such a serene and beautiful place. What struck and impressed me the most is the very high standards that must be in place -- everything is in top notch condition, not new, but extremely well maintained. None of the spaces we visited had the "farm smell" of animal refuse etc. It's a little thing (though not so little for a city girl such as myself), but I think it points to the care and respect people here have the animal residents and the organization of which they are a part. We stayed at one of the tiny houses during our stay, and it was an amazing experience.
  • I spent the afternoon at the Watkins Glen animal sanctuary today and it was amazing! Was lucky enough to have a very small group tour. Just my husband and I and another couple with their little son. What a wonderful experience! Out in the field with cows. Beautiful pigs and goats. Up close and personal with all the animals was just a warm wonderful experience. Made my visit to Watkins Glen perfect! If you ever visit you must come here!
  • OMG! This was a fabulous tour! It was so heartwarming to meet the animals all rescued from the horrific animal agriculture industry. I can’t wait to visit again!
  • Words cannot describe how much I love this place. The farm is beautiful along with the amazing staff who care so much about the animals that reside here. Whenever I'm in the area I try to make a trip.

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