From the cultural distinctiveness of the Amish to vibrant city life, Lancaster County is a place of great diversity. It is this rich variety which makes PA Dutch country a popular destination with a wide range of fun activities and engaging choices, including some great wildlife gems. Whether you are planning a week-long vacation or scheduling a day-out, consider adding a mix of wildlife adventure that inspire your enjoyment, capture the awe of your heart, and cultivate the wonder of your imagination.
Wolf Sanctuary of PA
465 Speedwell Forge Rd.
Lititz, Pa. 17543
An engaging and informative glimpse into the fascinating world of wolves awaits those who tour the Wolf Sanctuary of PA. Thanks to the tireless commitment of the Darlington family and a dedicated core of passionate volunteers, this hidden gem provides a secluded and secure environment for over 40 wolves and wolf hybrids that have been displaced from their natural habitat. The guided walking tours at the 20 acre wooded Sanctuary provides an extraordinary opportunity to learn about the history of the sanctuary and to have “up-close” observations and first-hand descriptions of the wolves and the packs they have formed.
Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
100 Museum Road
Stevens, PA 17578
Located along the border of Lebanon and Lancaster counties, the Pennsylvania Game Commission‘s Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area is a prime destination for wildlife, wild flowers, and those individuals who enjoy the great outdoors. It was built for waterfowl and “they have come,” along with a wide variety of other wildlife species. Middle Creek is a fantastic location for bird watchers to take in yearly migrations, creating a virtual photo booth in waiting. Discover the joys of this hidden gem.