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Husky Homestead

#2 of 38 things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve Features Animals
Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 907-683-2904
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This was a wonderful little trip during our cruise (land portion). Reasonably priced, excellent... read more

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For those who have followed the Iditarod, Husky Homestead is an insiders look as to the hard work... read more

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Enjoy a warm welcome and experience a true Alaskan lifestyle at Husky Homestead—home of Iditarod Champion, Jeff King. Husky Homestead is widely heralded as an authentic look into rural lifestyles based on 40 years of Alaskan adventures: from freight hauling on Denali to crossing the finish line in Nome, Alaska with a champion Iditarod team. Cuddle puppies upon arrival and share an intimate view of the Alaskan Husky as the team explodes from the dog yard and runs on our treadmill before hitting the trail for a training run. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into creating a championship team and carving a life in Alaska's Interior. Hear compelling stories from the trail and see actual racing sleds, arctic survival gear and equipment used to traverse 1100 miles of Alaska's most rugged terrain. Our 2017 tour season begins May 10th and ends on September 21st. Special Note(s): Dress in warm layers. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring a jacket, gloves and a hat. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Outside portion of this tour is approximately 45 minutes, inside portion is approximately 45 minutes. We look forward to meeting you!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a wonderful little trip during our cruise (land portion). Reasonably priced, excellent shuttle service, educational and best of all fun! Loved that puppy time!

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Reviewed yesterday

For those who have followed the Iditarod, Husky Homestead is an insiders look as to the hard work, efforts and science that it takes to prepare for the event. Jeff King is amazing, his fortitude, skill, and stamina to survive a grueling Idiarod, to the...More

Thank geriw676
Reviewed yesterday

Always fun to hold and play with husky puppies but also very informative as far as learning about everything they do there.

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Reviewed yesterday

didn't know what to expect, however it was a very educational couple of hours seeing the huskies, holding a husky puppy and learning the life of a musher. Being from east coast, it was quite enlightening.

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Reviewed yesterday

So glad we did this tour! Excellent presentation and the puppies were awesome! We learned quite a bit about dog mushing in a short period of time. Our whole family was impressed.

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Reviewed yesterday

This tour was worth every penny. Jeff King was a wonderful host. I told wife we were not buying the photo holding the husky pups but when they were on display, I had to grab it. Price was very reasonable

Thank George L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent our last morning in Denali at the husky homestead! Very informative and hands on with the puppies! Would go again! Ellen, along with other presenters, was amazing and personable!!! Truly made the Iditarod come to life to be with Jeff and his amazing...More

Thank Tonda C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of the best things we did on this trip! Be sure to book early! There is a shuttle from the hotel. The show was hilarious and informative! Loved holding the puppies!

Thank jjhenry13
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent experience!! Well organized , wonderful dogs . We enjoyed it very much. Highly recommended

Thank Tovi2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved getting to know Jeff King and hearing about how he ran the Iditarod. Thoroughly enjoyed meeting him and his dogs.

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Tiger-Mouse3
Coming your way the very end of August. Will there be puppies then? Thank you!
4 June 2017|
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Response from Carrie S | Property representative |
Yes! While they may not be a litter that belongs to Husky Homestead, we often welcome puppies from other mushers during our summer season. :) Our dogs are known for their friendly nature, and training begins with... More
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Soesani
Hallo... We are planning to visit Denali on July 01 to July 03, 2017. How far along we have to reserve.? We have about 8 adults and 4 kids. Do you give a group tour and price? We will stay at Denali Park Hotel, 247 George Park Hwy, Healy AK 99743. We plan to rent a car from Anchorage, Should we go by car to your place or get pick up.? Please advise. Thx
12 December 2016|
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Response from Carrie S | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for your interest in Husky Homestead! We encourage guests to book early to ensure that you can join us on the date and tour time that you would like. If there are any changes to your itinerary, we do... More
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susanshewmaker
Do you pick up from Mckinley Chalet Resort ? We will be there on September 19. How far in advance must we book. Can we purchase at the resort ?
9 September 2016|
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Response from Carrie S | Property representative |
Hi susanshewmaker! Thank you for you interest in Husky Homestead! Yes, we do pick-up from the McKinley Chalet Resort. This time of the year we are not as busy, so booking once you arrive in Denali would be just fine... More
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