Allows groups an €œup close and personal experience with magnificent birds of prey and indigenous mammals such as bear, bobcat, and raccoon. Participants in the program come €œbeak to beak with beautiful falcons, hawks, owls and eagles. It is our hope that these personal encounters with our native wildlife will educate participants about the importance of wildlife preservation and the need for the intelligent conservation of our natural environment.

Reservations are needed to participate in this unique program. Classes for schools can be arranged from 10 am-12 pm, with wildlife tours starting at 1 P.M.  Bring lunch or buy one at a deli close by.
Allows participants to closely observe our daily bear training exercises. For a small entrance fee, participants watch as our trainer interacts with one of our resident bears. Reservations are needed to participate in this unique program. 

Toddlers not recommended. They must be kept quiet and restrained by parent in order to enjoy this presentation. 
Wings & Things and Paws & Claws Classes
Space is limited, please reserve!  
 Call (909) 337-7389 for information and directions.

​Wings 'n' Things and Paws 'n' Claws Saturday Tours
  • Fridays by reservation only
  • $15 per person
  • No Children under 7 years 
  • Reservations Only
  • $15 per person
  • No discounts for children or seniors 
  • Not advisable for Toddlers
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Wildlife Volunteers or Interns
The Wildlife Care Provider (WCP) program is given to qualified students from the ages of 18 to 55 years. There is a five hour class and subsequent four hour hands on trainings for eight months given to authorize the student to work around the resident widlife. The cost is $50 for the WCP class and $30 for the yearly volunteer affiliation.
Sometimes a couple or family wants a special tour at a special time. Staff will accommodate if possible for a fee of $200 for two guests. Larger groups or birthday parties up to 50 also can be arranged. Depending on availability and use of the facility, parties run $500 to $1000.
Regular Volunteers who want to help Wildhaven Ranch giving hours weekly or for special events (not WCP's) can be a part of our Orientation Classes at the end of each month. The training is two hours and the cost is $15 for the class and $15 for six month membership. Yearly memberships are available for $30.
Take the first step toward becoming part of an exciting team!  There are all kinds of jobs at The Ranch that need your help!  Orientations are usually the last Sunday of the month at 1 PM. For reservations and further information, please call Eve at (909) 337-7389 or email your resume to Volunteer Program at
Wildhaven Ranch depends solely on public donations, admissions, grants and personal gifts to care for our wildlife and fund our programs.  Become a donor, or give a monthly gift to support our mission. Use paypal or mailing address: P.O. Box 1782, Lake Arrowhead, CA, 92352

Wildlife Patron$50
Wildlife Advocate$100
Wildlife Ambassador$500
Wildlife Angel$1000
Bear Watch
This educational experience begins at 1:00pm and allows our audience to see and learn about indigenous birds of prey and mammals such as bear, bobcat, and raccoon.