Zoos & Wildlife

Wolf Haven International

Tenino, WA

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Address: 3111 Offut Lake Rd SE, Tenino, WA 98589, USA Number: 360 264 4695 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Wolf Haven International is a well-respected wolf sanctuary located in South Puget Sound that has rescued and provided a lifetime home for over 250 captive-born wolves. 

It's an amazing animal experience for the whole family!

Did you know that Wolf Haven is accredited by both the American Sanctuary Association (ASA) AND the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS)? That is pretty impressive!

Wolf Haven are open for guided walking tours, where visitors can enjoy a rare, close-up view of these beautiful wolves. Kids, keep an eye open, as you may even hear them howl!

Scheduled visits are 50 minutes long and all families who visit have the potential to see up to ten wolves and wolfdogs as you stop with a guide at enclosures along the public route.  

There are gray wolves, rare Mexican gray wolves, endangered red wolves and coyotes for you to see.

Wolf Haven is located on 82 acres, so a wonderful day out in nature too.  During your visit, you are welcome to take a self-guided stroll through beautiful mounded prairie, taking your time and just enjoying your surroundings. 

During the spring the prairie is covered with colourful, native wildflowers, so make sure you take your camera!

There is interpretive signage along the trail which describes prairie flora and fauna, which ensure kids have a fascinating learning experience too. 

So why not make a day at Wolf Haven. Take a picnic. Learn all about the wolves, and enjoy an animal-tastic family day out in Tenino!

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How much does it cost?






$7.50 (Ages 4-12)



Senior, Military, and students over 13 years: $11


Free Under

3 years of age and younger


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Additional Information

Overnight camping is included in "A Midsummer's Night" on select nights in the summer. Check their website for available times and dates!

Any top tips?


Tours last 50-55 minutes. Wear comfortable shoes - it is a walking tour on level ground. Because it is Western Washington, the weather is unpredictable. During rainy seasons, please dress appropriately for unexpected showers.

I'm Hungry!


Restaurants are plentiful in nearby towns of Tenino, Tumwater and Olympia. There are picnic tables for guests who choose to bring a picnic lunch.

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Wolf Haven International welcomes 3,000-4,000 school children a year for sanctuary tours and group presentations. A variety of topics to choose from!

Can I get one of those?


Wolf and animal related items; clothing, books, accessories, household goods, calendars and be purchased in the shop!

Need a little extra help?


Flat, gravelled trail is wheelchair accessible. There is a wheelchair available

Click here for lots more great things to do near you in Washington

When can we go?

Visiting times are scheduled based on the season. Visits by reservation only so check online

Give them a call to check their season.

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