Mission Statement:

Big Run Wolf Ranch is a non-profit, federally licensed, educational facility which specializes in the education and conservation of North American wildlife.

Family Day / Open House

August 29, 2015

Meet Our Wolf Pup "Sitka"!


HELP! New Tiger Enclosure Needed for Khan!

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"Shere Khan"


BRWR Thanks Our Summer Interns!

Dan Pisciotti, from Orland Park, is a senior at Iowa State University. His major is Animal Science and his goal is to become a veterinarian. His hobbies are art and motorcycles. His favorite animals at the ranch are Charlie the cougar and Rodman the raccoon.

Rylee Senesac, from New Lenox, is a senior at University of Illinois. Her major is Animal Science and her goal is to work in wildlife conservation. She enjoys hiking and hanging out with friends and family. Her favorite Big Run animals are Rodman the raccoon and Elle the arctic wolf.


We are in need of items for the animals.

Please check out our Wish List page.

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Family Days 2015

(Admission $6.00)

10:00am - 4:00pm

For details, click here

We are only open to the public on Family Days.

August 29 (Jim Nesci's Cold-Blooded Creatures)

September 26 (Area 51 Exotics)

October 24 (Jim Nesci's Cold-Blooded Creatures)

November 28

Other Events:

September 19 Wolfstock

October 17 VIP Party (For all members, adopters, and volunteers)

If you would like a private presentation or party, please click on events.

Big Run has Camping!!

Tents Only, No RV's

Call 815-588-0044 for information on camping.




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