Visitor Information

Visit the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) for a unique and educational experience! All of our education programs offer guests of all ages opportunities to not only learn about wolves but to see wolves too! Program lengths vary, but generally run approximately 1.5 hours.

Register & Visit

All visitors are required to pre-register for a program - simply click on the event of your choice on the Program Calendar for additional information and registration! All children must be accompanied by an adult. The WCC reserves the right to cancel and refund any program due to a lack of registrants.

Hours of Operations

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (General office)
  • Tuesday - Sunday
  • Closed Mondays


Contact Us: 914-763-2373

Upcoming Programs

Feb
11

Winter Wonderland Photo Session

Join us for this special opportunity to photograph the WCC’s Ambassador Wolves: Nikai and Alawa! Guests will also be given access to photograph the WCC’s…

Feb
11

Lobo Love: Valentine’s Day Party with Wolves!

Show the wolves how much you love them by attending our Valentine’s Day – themed program! Visitors will learn about mythology surrounding wolves, the important…

Feb
11

Lobo Love: Valentine’s Day Party with Wolves!

Show the wolves how much you love them by attending our Valentine’s Day – themed program! Visitors will learn about mythology surrounding wolves, the important…

Location

Address

Directions & Parking

GUEST PARKING

For guests unable to walk up hills, or walk 100-200 yards, please email to visit@nywolf.org to request accomodations.

LODGING AND TRANSPORTATION

The WCC is located in South Salem, NY and can be accessed via public transportation. Visitors traveling from NYC can take the Metro-North Harlem Line to the Katonah station and then take a taxi to the WCC (approximately a 10-minute ride).  Although Uber and Lyft are found in the surrounding areas, rides are not as prevalent as in more populated cities; please plan accordingly or use a taxi service.

LOCAL HOTELS

Guidelines, Policies and Rules

The Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) is a smoke-free facility (this includes no juuls, e-cigarettes, vaping, drugs, or tobacco products of any kind).

General Guidelines:

  • Visitors age 16 and under must be accompanied by a chaperone. Sleeping with Wolves registrants under age 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.
  • Touching or feeding the wolves is prohibited.
  • Deposit trash in designated receptacles.
  • Shirts and shoes are required at all times.
  • We reserve the right to escort from WCC grounds any individuals or groups who are acting in ways deemed harmful to our animals, or that impinge upon the enjoyment of the experience by other guests.
  • Weapons of any kind are not allowed at the WCC.
  • Alcohol is not permitted, unless provided by the WCC during specified programming.

Guest Conduct Policy and Expectations

  • The well-being, respect, and dignity of the wolves in our care are our top priority.  We reserve the right to adjust or cancel our programs at any time to ensure the safety and comfort of our wolves as well as the safety and enjoyment of our staff, volunteers, and guests,.
  • All guests to the Wolf Conservation Center are expected to be respectful to the wolves, staff, volunteers, and other guests and to behave in an appropriate and family-friendly manner.
  • To this degree, we reserve the right to refuse admission to, escort from WCC Campus grounds, and/or revoke without a refund the program attendance or registration of, any individual or group who endangers our animals, staff, volunteers, guests, or property
  • This includes those who engage in inappropriate or abusive behavior, verbal, or physical harassment, discriminatory or threatening behavior, or anything else that otherwise interferes with the safety or enjoyment of the WCC by others.