Things to Know Before Visiting
Big Run Wolf Ranch
Family Day / Open House
Activities: Food, Drinks, Gift Shop, Music, Raffles and Fun!
Animals: Wolves, Tiger, Cougar, Bear, Lynx, Opossum, Skunks, Porcupine, and More!
Yearly Season Passes and Adoptions Available
Parking: Located at Walmart 16241 Farrell Rd (SW corner of the lot)
Free non-stop school bus service to the ranch.
(strollers allowed / masks optional)
Big Run will be happy to host your outdoor birthday party (ages 5 – 100) here at the ranch. Birthday packages are for the birthday person and 15 guests that includes a 1½ hour wildlife presentation (including wolf, skunk, porcupine, lynx and bear) for the cost of $300.00. Additionally:
Additional guests may attend at the rate of $7 per person. All party fees are applied to the care and maintenance of the animals at Big Run as we are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Call 815-588-0044 to reserve your party.
Big Run offers outdoor group presentations for children and adults of all ages. Frequent visitors to Big Run include school groups, scouts, church organizations, photography clubs and home school groups. Call 815-588-0044 to reserve a date.
Onsite Wildlife Education Show: Fee is $10 per person with a minimum of 20 people.The fee for 20 people or LESS is $200. Presentations include up-close and personal views of a skunk, porcupine, lynx, wolf and other North American wildlife. (Due to federal regulations, guests may not have physical contact with any of the adult animals.) The show is 1 1/2 hours with another 30 minutes of free time to walk around the ranch.
Outdoor Private Tour: Big Run is offering private one hour guided tours for 1-15 people for a donation of your choice. Call 815-588-0044 to reserve a date.
Online Virtual Presentation: Includes a pre-recorded private link to our 45 minute wildlife education show and a 15 minute LIVE question/answer session with our presenter. Fee is $200.
Off-Site Presentation: Big Run will come to you! Off-site presentations (within 20 miles) begin at $425 for 1 1/2 hrs. Fee increases based on mileage distance from Lockport. Please call to find out which animals are included.
Call 815-588-0044 to reserve a date.