The International Wolf Center supports the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wild lands and the human role in their future. Visitors learn by observing the resident live wolves, touring the award-winning Wolves and Humans exhibit, playing in the Little Wolf exhibit and taking part in a number of daily programs and extended stay learning vacations. (www.wolf.org) The International Wolf Center is in Ely, Minnesota, heart of the Superior National Forest and home to the largest remaining wolf population in the lower 48 states. Ely is the gateway to the pristine, fish-abundant waters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Come to enjoy an incomparable wilderness experience. Find out why so many come back to canoe, fish, hike and ski year after year.
Visit the International Wolf Center to have a close encounter with our Exhibit Pack of wolves as they play, eat, sleep and tussle. Several times daily, a naturalist will introduce the Exhibit pack through captivating programs for children and adults.
You won't be able to resist our interactive and entertaining 6,000-square-foot Wolves and Humans exhibit. It's an award-winning display developed by the Science Museum of Minnesota. See the history of wolves come alive through lifelike displays, artwork, video games and much more. Listen to diverse perspectives on a misunderstood species and draw your own conclusions.
For the more adventurous, field trips deep into wolf country will help you discover your wild side. You'll howl to wild packs, get first hand experience with wolf research techniques and learn about other wildlife species.
Cap off your adventure with a stop at the Wolf Den Store. Our many wolf gifts will remind you of your wonderful visit to wolf country.