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Location and Contact

Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre
Blackwolf Photography
1745 Short Road
Golden, BC Canada, V0A 1H1

GPS: 51.414647-117.010188

P: (250) 344-6798

E: info@northernlightswildlife.com

Due to the style of our business and remote location, we will strive to get back to you within 24hrs. We do not have reliable cellular or high-speed internet access at our facility.



PLEASE, NO DOGS AT THE WOLF CENTRE
To respect the territory of our wolf pack and for the safety of your pets and our guests. Please do not bring your dogs or pets to the Wolf Centre. This is strictly enforced.

Wolf Centre Open All Year

CHECK YOUR CLOCK!
Golden observes Mountain Standard Time, the same time zone as Alberta.

No reservations required for wolf centre tours

PLEASE NO FAMILY PETS ON PROPERTY

Month Time
July and August 9AM to 7PM
September 10AM to 6PM
October to April 12PM to 5PM
May to June 10AM to 6PM
Blackwolf Photography Walks Call for details

COME, WALK WITH THE WOLVES
Come join a Blackwolf Photography session, a reservation is required and some restrictions apply.

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Admission

PLEASE NO FAMILY PETS ON PROPERTY

No Reservation Required. All tours include a 25-minute interpretive program suited for all ages and groups. Blackwolf Photography Hikes do require a reservation.

CASH ONLY
ATM is available in our gift shop


Admission Fee
Family of 4 $35
Infant ( 0 to 3 ) Free
Child ( 4 to 11 ) $6
Youth ( 12 to 16 ) $9
Adult $12
Senior - 65+ $9
Large Groups Call for details
Youth Groups Call for details
Photo Hikes Click Here

COMMON QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

FAQ

When are you open?

CHECK YOUR CLOCK!
Golden observes Mountain Standard Time, the same time zone as Alberta.

No reservations required for wolf centre tours

PLEASE NO FAMILY PETS ON PROPERTY

Month Time
July and August 9AM to 7PM
September 10AM to 6PM
October to April 12PM to 5PM
May to June 10AM to 6PM
Blackwolf Photography Walks Call for details
FAQ

Do I need a reservation?


NO, reservations are not required for our interpretive centre tour. A new program starts every half hour. It will include a 20 minute interpretive talk. This is great for the whole family!
YES, a reservation is required for our Walk With Wolves Tour with Blackwolf Photography. Get your camera ready and your hiking shoes for an up close and personal walk with wolves in the wild. Space and times are limited.
*Must be at least 16 years old and have mobility to walk in the wilderness.

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FAQ

Can I walk with the wolves?

Reservations are required. We do offer an amazing walk with wolves tour with Blackwolf Photography.

Grab your camera and get ready for an adventure while our wolves are on their exercise hike in the wilderness of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Limited to a maximum group of 6 people, must be at least 16 years old and have good mobility to walk in the wilderness, some restrictions apply.

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FAQ

What type of camera should I bring?

We have seen all types of cameras here at the wolf centre; from cell phone cameras, point-and-shoot, to high tech digital cameras. It all depends on the quality you would like.

We do operate year round in all weather conditions, please protect your electronics accordingly to weather conditions.
FAQ

Are your wolves wild?

NO, all of our wolves are from captive breeding programs from affiliated wildlife centres in North America.
FAQ

Do you rescue wolf-dogs or injured wolves?

Northern Lights Wolf Centre does not support the breading of wolf dogs as pets, nor are any of our wolves wolf-dogs.

Unfortunately we do not have the capacity or space to shelter wolf-dogs. We do not operate an animal shelter or take in injured or abandoned animals.
FAQ

Where do your wolves live?

Our wolves live in large enclosures at the wolf centre. The wolves are grouped together with other members from the pack that get along with each other. Every wolf gets out to stretch their legs a few times a week for a run in the wilderness.

Do you want to go for a walk with the wolves? Join us for a walk with Blackwolf Photography. Reservations are required and some restrictions apply.

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FAQ

Do you host large groups and schools?

YES To help us help you, please give us a call to reserve a time so we can have extra interpreters for your group.

We have ample parking on the street for your bus. If you have special requests please give us a call.

During our summer months we can have a lunch menu and more for groups!

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FAQ

Can I become a member of the Wolf Pack?

Come join our wolf pack. Sponsorship of a wolf is great way to keep in touch and help our conservation efforts.

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FAQ

Can we bring our dog or family pet?

NO, For your safety and to respect the territory our wolf pack, we kindly ask that you do not bring your family dog or pets on to our property.
FAQ

Can you bring your wolves to a school?

YES, We can come to most schools in our region. Please visit our school group page.

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FAQ

Can I bring my school for a field trip?

YES, Many youth groups and schools visit us for a day of fun in the field. Please visit our school groups page for more info.

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FAQ

Do you accept food donations for the wolves?

YES, It costs a lot to feed our wolf pack!

We greatly accept road kill from local conservation officers, unused meat from hunters and freezer burnt meat and more.

If you have meat to donate please call us to arrange details of the donation.
FAQ

Are the wolves available for professional photo-shoots and movies?

YES, Please contact us for more details.

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FAQ

The weather isn't so nice, are you still open?

YES, we are open all year round in all weather conditions! Grab your rubber boots or winter jacket, and come howl with the wolves.
FAQ

Do you have bus and RV parking?

We have plenty of large vehical parking on our road and there is a turnaround area at the end of our road.
FAQ

What else is there to do in Golden?

Golden is an adventurous town. You can white water raft, go for long meandering walks along the river sides, grab coffee, ski or snowboard, snowmobile, sky dive and more. Visit Tourism Golden for all the activities, places to eat and more in Golden and Kicking Horse Country. We hope that you stay for a while.

Send us a Message

Due to the remote outdoor setting of the wolf centre and office, we are not able to respond immediately to e-mails and phone calls. We check our e-mails once a day. We will get back to you within 24hrs. Our location does not have reliable cellular or high-speed internet access. We appreciate your patience. info@northernlightswildlife.com