Come and discover, in the middle of the forest, an Animal Park entirely dedicated to the wolf. In a preserved natural environment, you will observe packs of wolves from Europe, Poland, Canada and the Arctic. To get to know them better, don't miss the feeding times! A time dedicated to the mini-farm will delight young and old alike.... UNPRECEDENTED, THE COUPLE FROM CANADA HAS JUST HAD 5 CUBS!

Welcomed at the Maison des Loups in the ticket office building, you will have independent access to the Animal Park located in the forest... Duration of the visit approx. 2 hours a day.

Plus 4 hectares in the forest within the National Reserve to get to know the different packs of the Park with twenty five wolves. To get to know them better, we advise you to listen feed comments made by caregivers. (about 2 or 3 feedings per day / see schedules below). You will meet the new family of Mackenzie type Canadian wolves during feeding or viewing tunnel.

The visit continues with the Mini-Farm close to the trout pond... Young and old will be delighted to see the 3 little pigs, sit on the tractor, pet Mr. Seguin's goat, meet the rabbits including the Flanders Giant (bigger rabbit), observe the hens, roosters, guinea pigs and little chicks... A timed track lets you know if you run faster than the wolf!

The Maison des Loups is also entertainment in the park :
- an auditorium, 
- a storytelling square,
- an archaeological workshop,
- an Orpailleur "gold digger" experience,
- trails: Botany to discover Pyrenean species, Discovery of animal tracks from our mountains, Ornithology to discover local birds and "Barefoot" discovery to activate our senses.
- a vision tunnel (squatting behind glass, you can observe the wolves and their cubs very closely, please note that this service is limited in number of places, subject to time slots and with a supplement of 4€/pers),
- a Molding of footprints workshop is offered with clay, an activity reserved only for school groups
- a playground and picnic areas inside the Park.

house of wolves, it is also services :
- A shop with many souvenirs, books, stuffed animals, accessories, goodies, postcards...
- A restaurant (gourmet plates, Caesar salad, burgers, rib steak, sausage/fries, desserts, etc.) with a covered terrace facing the waterfall and the forest.
- A bar / Snacking outside restaurant opening / Ice cream. (The water is not drinkable within the Park - possibility of Bar and WC in the reception building.)

OPENING PERIODS 2022, from Saturday April 23, 2022:

Spring Break : from April 23, 2022 until May 8: Every day from 10:15 a.m. to 17 p.m. - Pack feeding at 12 p.m. and 15:30 p.m.

May : From May 9 Every day except Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10:15 a.m. to 17 p.m. (open all weekend of the ascent from Thursday May 26 to Sunday May 29) - Feeding of the packs at 12 p.m. and 15:30 p.m.

June: Open every day except Monday and Wednesday from 10:15 a.m. to 17 p.m. (open on Monday June 6, Pentecost) - Pack feeding at 12 p.m. and 15:30 p.m.

July August : Open every day from 10 a.m. to 15 p.m. from July 19 - Feeding at 2 p.m./12 p.m./15 p.m.

September October : open from 10:15 a.m. to 17 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays - Feeding at 12 p.m. and 15:30 p.m.

All Saints Day vacation : Open every day from October 22 to November 6 inclusive. Feeding of the packs at 12 p.m. and 15:30 p.m.

Winter closure from November 7, 2022.

A small part of the park is accessible to people with reduced mobility. Special services for schoolchildren, contact La Maison des Loups. 

Since April 2022, work has been underway at the Forges d'Orlu on the spaces of the Vallées Ingénieuses project (formerly mountain observatory) and the car park.

Location

Ariège Pyrenees

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Prices / Opening

Group rate: 9,80 € Others: 32 € Others: 3 € Adult price: 10,80 € Group rate: 7,80 € Others: 4 € Others: 9,80 € Child rate: € 8,80 Group rate: 8,80 €
Price Min. Max.
Group rate - Adults (from 20 people) Min. 9,80€
Family (2 adults + 2 children) Min. 32€
Footprint workshop (optional) Min. 3€
Adult rate - Adults Min. 10,80€
Group rate - Children (3 to 12 years old) Min. 7,80€
Vision tunnel (optional) Min. 4€
Young people aged 13 to 18 / student / unemployed / over 65 / person with a disability Min. 9,80€
Child rate - Children from 3 to 12 years old Min. 8,80€
Group rate - Young people from 13 to 18 years old / student / unemployed / + 65 years old / disabled person Min. 8,80€

Payment method

  • Debit card
  • checks
  • French bank and postal checks
  • French "Chèques vacances"
  • Cash
  • Eurocard-Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Credit card

Equipments and Services

Equipments

  • Playground
  • Aire de pique-nique
  • Auditorium
  • Cash
  • Boutiques
  • Shaded garden
  • Playground for children
  • Park
  • Parking
  • Coach parking
  • Restaurant
  • Screening Room
  • Picnic tables
  • Access for disabled

Services

  • Camera allowed

Comfort

  • Disabled toilets

Activities

  • Group welcome from 20 person (s)