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.

Lockport Hal Goes Against

Punxsutawney Phil and

Predicts an Early Spring!




"Shere Khan"


We are in need of some items for the animals. Please check out our Wish List page if you can donate something.



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Family Days 2015

(Admission $6.00)

10:00am - 4:00pm

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*Note: Unless you reserve a presentation or party (fees apply), we are only open to the public on open house dates.

April 25 (Save Our American Raptors)

May 16 (Jim Nesci's Cold-Blooded Creatures)

May 30 (Save Our American Raptors)

June 27 (Jim Nesci's Cold-Blooded Creatures)

July 25 (Area 51 Exotics)

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

September 26 (Area 51 Exotics)

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

November 28

Our Open Houses take place rain or shine!

Other Events:

February 22 Wild Fest at Lockport Township High School

September 19 VIP Party


Big Run has Camping!!

Tents Only, No RV's

Call 815-588-0044 for information on camping.

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