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Mush Your Own Sled Dog Team (Winter Tour) in Talkeetna, Alaska

5 (120)
Talkeetna, US

Mush Your Own Sled Dog Team (Winter Tour) in Talkeetna, Alaska

5 (120)
Talkeetna, US
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Mush Your Own Sled Dog Team (Winter Tour) in Talkeetna, Alaska invites you to embark on an exhilarating adventure through a snowy birch forest. Be your own musher as you guide a team of Alaskan Huskies down a private trail, surrounded by the peaceful silence broken only by the huskies' excited barks. You will have the opportunity to meet Iditarod Champion sled dogs and play with the adorable puppies who could become future champions. The experience includes a 45-minute mush on the pristine trail system, giving you a taste of the thrill and skill required to maneuver a dog sled. Whether you choose to ride in the shuttle van or follow it to the kennel, this winter tour promises an unforgettable and unique experience in the heart of Alaska's stunning wilderness. Book now and unleash your inner musher!

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Suitable for 1-12 Participants
  • Small Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Mush your own sled dog team
  • Meet Iditarod Champion sled dogs
  • Play with upcoming champion puppies
  • Take a 45 minute mush on a private trail
  • Enjoy the beautiful snowy birch forest
  • Tour the racing kennel of 4-time Iditarod Champion Dallas Seavey
  • Meet our future champions the Puppies!
  • Mush Your Own team of sled dogs!

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Experience the thrill of mushing your own sled dog team on a winter tour in Talkeetna, Alaska. Set off on a private trail system through the enchanting snowy birch forest, taking in the serene atmosphere as the huskies eagerly bark with excitement. This hands-on adventure allows you to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Alaskan wilderness while being guided by an experienced musher.

What to expect?

On this unique tour, you can expect to mush a team of spirited Alaskan Huskies on a dog sled driven by yourself. Feel the power of these majestic creatures as you navigate the trail, witnessing their natural athleticism and passion for running. During your adventure, you will also have the opportunity to meet and play with Iditarod Champion sled dogs, getting a firsthand glimpse into the world of dog sledding. The highlight of your experience will be a thrilling 45-minute mush on the private trail system, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Who is this for?

This extraordinary experience is perfect for adventure-seeking individuals who have a love for animals and a desire to embark on a thrilling winter escapade. Whether you are a solo traveler, a couple in search of a romantic getaway, or a family looking for an unforgettable bonding experience, this tour caters to all. No previous mushing experience is necessary, as expert guides will be there to teach and support you throughout the journey. Don't miss the chance to harness the exhilarating energy of these incredible sled dogs while exploring the scenic wonders of Talkeetna.

Why book this?

Imagine the rush of adrenaline as you take control of your own sled dog team, gliding through a winter wonderland. This unique tour offers a hands-on experience like no other, allowing you to connect with the Alaskan wilderness on a deeper level. The opportunity to meet champion sled dogs and playful puppies adds an extra touch of magic to this adventure. By booking this tour, you are not only gaining unforgettable memories but also supporting a sustainable and ethical dog sledding operation that prioritizes the well-being of the dogs.

Good to know

Before setting off on your mushing adventure, you will meet at the Latitude 62 Restaurant in Talkeetna, Alaska. Here, you have the option to ride in a shuttle van or follow it to the kennel. The total duration of the tour is approximately 150 minutes, providing ample time to immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings. This thrilling excursion is inclusive of all necessary equipment and instruction. Remember to dress warmly and bring your sense of adventure for an unforgettable experience in the Alaskan wilderness.


Previous guests have highly praised the exhilarating experience of mushing their own sled dog team. They were captivated by the beauty of the snowy birch forest and thoroughly enjoyed interacting with the friendly and energetic dogs. Many have described this tour as a truly unique and unforgettable adventure, recommending it to anyone seeking a one-of-a-kind experience in Talkeetna, Alaska. The professionalism and knowledge of the guides have also been highlighted, ensuring a safe and enjoyable journey for all participants. Don't just take our word for it, join the ranks of delighted travelers who have embarked on this remarkable adventure.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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5 (120)


It is the best activity in my life for sure! I’ve had so many various activities over 20 but this is the best!!! The teams are very kind, nice and friendly. I love to super recommend this activity to my friends and family. Thank you for your kind and passion!! The experience and dogs(Coman, Venus, Mani.. ) Will be remembered forever in my life. Go ahead with this team without hesistance!


People are very nice and explained instructions very well. Very pretty views. Once in a lifetime experience. Should be on everyone’s bucket list


The best dog sledding tour out there! You get to drive your own sled! They teach you!! The dogs are so happy and well taken care of! The staff is so helpful and made it extremely fun. We also got to play with puppies!! I’ve been twice now and will only go here!!


I absolutely loved my time mushing and hope to return and do it again. We went on a 3 mile loop through the woods and got to meet several race dogs.


The is was an epic trail ride! What a treat to mush with the team of Iditarod champions and future champions. So fun with my son.


This was one of the best tours we’ve taken. Staff was professional but really friendly and NICE! Grandkids adored the dogs!


The sled dog tour was so much fun! We learned a lot, got to play with the puppies and pet all the dogs. I highly recommend checking this place out. We had the best time. If we come to Alaska again we will absolutely be back!


So much fun! Dogs are like family! Accommodating people, too! Every dog has its own stories to tell! Such an amazing experience!


This was an amazing experience. We were greeted as soon as we arrived, and then divided into two groups. Our group listened to a presentation on the sport of dog mushing as we toured the property of six-time Iditarod champion, Dallas Seavy. The best part of this experience was getting to pet a ton of dogs and receiving a few kisses from the adorable puppies. Having a husky that passed away recently, the howling sound was music to my ears and brought me much comfort and joy deep down in my soul. Next, we did the dog sledding through a birch tree line trail that felt like a magical winter wonderland. The guides were very attuned to the needs and safety of each guest. I would have felt very comfortable with my 7 year-old grandson driving the sled. As an adrenaline junkie, it was almost too slow for me. However, I understand the need for keeping us safe. I highly recommend this tour. If we come back, we will definitely do this tour again.


What a great experience. So informative and fun. Learned a lot from the knowledgeable mushers and staff. Got to spend time with the Iditarod champion dogs and went for a real dog sled run. An Alaska experience ticket you have to punch. Thank you to everyone there for giving us all a day we have won't forget.
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2024-04-14 01:06