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Alaskan Dog Sledding Tour in Fairbanks

4.8 (17)

Alaskan Dog Sledding Tour in Fairbanks

4.8 (17)
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Experience the thrill of dog sledding in the stunning wilderness of Alaska on this 1-hour tour. Join our local mushing guides on the Tanana River as you ride in a sled pulled by a team of energetic Alaskan Huskies. You'll have the chance to interact with and learn about these amazing sled dogs as you explore the Fairbanks lowlands and the confluence of the Chena and Tanana Rivers. With multiple photo opportunities in the enchanting winter light of Fairbanks, you'll capture unforgettable memories of this adventure. Along the way, you'll also get a glimpse of the local architecture and witness the power and purpose of Alaskan Huskies at work. Don't miss out on this exhilarating experience in the heart of Alaska's wilderness.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 1 hours
  • Suitable for 1-2 Participants
  • Small Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Thrilling sled ride on the banks of the Chena River
  • Petting and harnessing energetic Alaskan Huskies
  • Learning about the history of dog mushing
  • Exploring the beautiful pastel light of Fairbanks winter
  • Experiencing the power and purpose of Alaskan Huskies at work
  • Coffee and/or tea
  • Winter gear available
  • Private transportation

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Step into the breathtaking wilderness of Alaska and embark on an unforgettable Alaskan Dog Sledding Tour in Fairbanks. Experience the thrill of gliding on a sled pulled by a team of energetic Alaskan Huskies while exploring the stunning landscapes of this magnificent region. This 1-hour tour will allow you to immerse yourself in the rich history of dog mushing and witness firsthand the power and agility of these remarkable canines.

What to Expect?

During this exhilarating tour, you can anticipate an hour filled with adventure and excitement. Begin your journey by meeting your local mushing guides on the banks of the Tanana River. Here, you will have the opportunity to pet and harness the impressive huskies, forging a genuine connection with these beautiful creatures. As you embark on the 4-mile trail, surrounded by the tranquil Fairbanks lowlands, you will be captivated by the picturesque sights that unfold before your eyes. The tour takes you to the confluence of the Chena and Tanana Rivers where the snow-covered sandbars provide the perfect backdrop for memorable photographs. Immerse yourself in the magical ambiance of Fairbanks winter as you explore this winter wonderland.

Who is this for?

This magnificent tour is designed for adventurers of all ages who seek a unique and thrilling experience in the Alaskan wilderness. Whether you are a nature enthusiast, thrill-seeker, or simply curious about the fascinating world of dog sledding, this tour is perfect for you. Families, couples, and solo travelers can all bask in the joy of bonding with these majestic huskies while appreciating the untouched beauty of Fairbanks.

Why Book This?

Embarking on our Alaskan Dog Sledding Tour in Fairbanks offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the incredible bond between musher and dog. As the sled glides through the snow, you will feel the exhilarating rush and connection with these highly-trained huskies. This experience allows you to not only become part of an ancient Alaskan tradition but also to support local mushers and their tireless dedication to their craft. Indulge in the serenity of the frozen river, take in the stunning views, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Good to Know

For your convenience, the meeting point for the tour is conveniently located on the Trailbreaker Trail near the Winter Tour office. Remember to dress warmly and come prepared for the Alaskan winter, as temperatures can be chilly. Delve into the fascinating history of dog mushing and gain insights into the training techniques of these incredible huskies during the tour. Capture the essence of Fairbanks in the soft pastel light of winter, and let the beauty of Alaska envelop you in its embrace.


Those who have experienced our Alaskan Dog Sledding Tour in Fairbanks have been enchanted by the sheer beauty of the landscape and the undeniable charm of the Alaskan Huskies. Travelers have praised the knowledgeable guides, who impart fascinating insights into the world of dog mushing. Guests have expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to interact with the dogs, gaining a newfound appreciation for the indomitable spirit of these incredible animals. The thrill of gliding through the snow, surrounded by the untouched wilderness, has left a lasting impression on those who have participated in this extraordinary adventure.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Enjoy your guided tour and sled ride on the banks of the beautiful Chena River in Fairbanks, Alaska.



4.8 (17)


It was an amazing experience, I can recommend to everyone who stays in Fairbanks!!! Thanks to the competent Musher who gave us so much information. That is a must have for everyone who loves working dogs.


We had the most amazing experience. Fully recommend, the dogs were wonderful & we got to see the sun setting.


This is a must do if you stop by in Fairbanks. The musher and team was very friendly. As an Arizonian who never sees the snow, the dogs were amazing to see in action.


It was incredibly beautiful. The guide gave us an interesting tour. And the dogs were so cute and friendly.


Trail Breaker Kennels …all the way! Amazing journey across miles of open space with dogs trained to run the Iditarod and ones being trained for this race. Our experience began with a phone cell to Tekla to see if we could arrange a tour on a specific day for two (when only one slot was available). Tekla made it happen and secured the twilight tour for us. When we arrived, we were greeted by Ida, who made sure we had all the proper gear to stay warm and comfortable, so that we could enjoy the ride. Our musher was Elena, who was soft spoken and knowledgeable and showed us how much she loved working with the dogs and training with them. Four miles and 40 minutes later, we returned to the main building all frosty, cold and exhilarated. What an experience. Lots of opportunities to ask questions, pet the dogs and enjoy the terrain. Absolutely AMAZING!


This place includes: -🧣Warm gears including toe warmers and hot packs 🧤 - ☕ Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate🍵 - 🐶 Feeding and petting Alaskan Huskies after sledding🍖 - 📷 Great photos taken by the musher during the break 🖼️ Staff were friendly and efficient. Dogs were absolutely adorable and strong. We had amazing views for the 12pm sledding. This is a must activity in Fairbanks so you would want to do with the right company and this place is the one!


The experience of dog sledding was one of the top 10 things I have done in my life. This kennel/dogs were well treated were friendly and energetic. Katrina took me on my adventure, and I am looking forward to hearing her name in the upcoming Iditarod race. I was warm as toast in -20° weather as I was bundled up in snow pants, blankets, handwarmers, and masks. Don’t miss out on this fabulous experience.


It was very short. I paid for an hour and barely got 40 minutes. If i would have paid for 30 minutes would i have gotten 15? How much time do you really need to pet the dogs?

Stuart H

Everyone was incredibly kind and genuine. You could see the true love for the dogs and how passionate the staff was. The tour was beautiful, educational and worth the experience. I’ll return one day


Katrina, our dog musher, gave an informative introduction on mushing, the Iditarod, her dogs, and her love for the sport, which I really enjoyed. I enjoyed the smooth ride, being pulled on the sled by her dogs through the trail and over the Chena river and lake. Beautiful views, beautiful dogs! Staff at the kennel, Gabe and musher Miguel, were very friendly and helpful as well.
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2024-04-14 01:50