A Treasure Awaits

The Wolves of Speedwell

In the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, quietly secured on 80 plus acres of natural woodland, you will find the home of the Wolves of Speedwell.

For nearly 40 years, the Darlington Family has offered refuge to gray wolves and wolf-dogs. Originally created as a private rescue, Wolf Sanctuary of PA has grown into an educational facility. We are devoted to assuring the highest quality of care and enrichment for our wolves. Here at Wolf Sanctuary of PA, wolves and wolf-dogs are given back their dignity.

wolf sanctuary, Wolf Sanctuary PA – Home to the Wolves of Speedwell
wolf sanctuary, Wolf Sanctuary PA – Home to the Wolves of Speedwell

Extinct is Forever

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Wolf Sanctuary of PA is a non-profit 501c3. We maintain the well-being of the wolves only through your generous support.

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We rely on the hard work and dedication of our volunteers to help with the necessary daily work required to keep the sanctuary running smoothly. Volunteers are typically needed on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, and are especially appreciated on Special Event or Full Moon weekends.

Requirements: 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must visit for a tour at least once prior to applying
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wolf sanctuary, Wolf Sanctuary PA – Home to the Wolves of Speedwell
wolf sanctuary, Wolf Sanctuary PA – Home to the Wolves of Speedwell
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Frequently Asked Questions

How Can I See The Wolf Sanctuary Of PA?

The only way to see Wolf Sanctuary of PA is by a guided tour.

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When Is The Gift Shop Open?

The sanctuary Gift Shop is open during tour hours or by appointment. All proceeds from gift shop sales also directly benefit the wolves.

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What Are The Tour Guidelines?
  • Pets are not permitted on the property
  • Smoking is only permitted in designated areas
  • Alcohol is not permitted on the property
  • Running is not permitted on the property
  • Photographs are permitted but lenses must be no longer than 5 inches in length. *Longer lenses are permitted on the photography tour only
  • Tripods, monopods, and selfie sticks are prohibited
  • Video recording is prohibited.
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Can I Get a Private Tour?

Private Tours offer an opportunity to view all of the wolves at the sanctuary.

Your guide will lead you and whoever you choose to bring with you around the entire sanctuary to view all of the wolves. They will stop for a few moments at each pack to introduce them and provide information on conservation and biology.

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Have a question or want to find out more about the sanctuary? Get in touch with us! We would love to hear from you.