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Address: Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99743
Phone Number: +1 907-322-3886
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Denali Horseback Tours is a small family owned and operated business...

Denali Horseback Tours is a small family owned and operated business located in Healy, Alaska, just few minutes from Denali National Park entrance. We live here year-round and would like to share our Alaskan lifestyle with you! Come ride with us, the closest horseback outfitter to Denali, into some of the most spectacular backcountry in the world, under the midnight sun of Alaska’s north!

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Best thing to do in DENALI !!!

Ivana is the owner of Denali Horseback Tours! She was patient, gave everyone the horse that suited their ability! She has the best backyard every!!!! Thank you for sharing it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
Karoon007
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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Ivana is the owner of Denali Horseback Tours! She was patient, gave everyone the horse that suited their ability! She has the best backyard every!!!! Thank you for sharing it with us! Best experience, you cant go wrong with this!!!!!~

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Thank Karoon007
Moline, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I don't know what else you could ask for--riding horses through the Alaskan wilderness was fantastic. This felt much more like an authentic excursion than the bus rides and all the other things available. I felt like I connected with Alaska in a more natural way. It felt like an adventure, but I never felt unsafe because the guide was... More 

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Sam was an excellent guide for myself and a second rider. We went from aspen forests to dry creek beds in the area just outside Denali, and saw amazing scenery during our four hour ride.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This horseback tour does not literally take place in Denali National Park, but on some public ground near Healy, AK. This property is also used by several other tour operators of the ATV variety and their trails are very evident. Fortunately, we didn't see any ATVs while we were on our 2 hour ride. Unfortunately, it rained the entire duration... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Highly recommend. Ivana, the owner, was sweet and personable. Sam, our guide, was fun, informative, and attentive. The horses are beautiful and I was very comfortable riding Tough for two hours through the back country, even though I've only ridden once or twice before. This included small hills, streams, and rough trails. This was such a fun, unique way to... More 

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great time today with Sam our trail boss. Horses were good and gentle. The scenery was fantastic. Great photo opportunities. Recomend

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Thank Danba4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I enjoyed by Horseback Tour with owner Ivana, she is an amazing person. She not only does Horseback tours in the summer she keeps herself busy in the winter teaching children with special needs. My experience with Ivana is she is well informed of Alaska's wildlife, scenery and how to survive. If you ever get the chance to ride with... More 

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Thank Karen W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

OMG! What beautiful horses! Our guide Ivana Haverlikova who was also the owner of this small operation helped match each one in our party with the right horse. My horse was Marbles and she was perfect for me. While Ivana was born in Slovakia her beautiful spirit led her to the 49th state Alaska. She deeply cares for her horses... More 

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Thank Robin T
Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed a great private afternoon of riding with Ivana Haverlikova owner of this great tour experience. Ivana is very personable & knowledgeable of the equestrian field. We would highly recommend her for all levels of riding ability.

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Thank Fireguy2012
Yokohama, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Ivana is obviously a person with a deep love of horses; they were all very well cared for. The riding area was beautiful. It's outside of Healy, AK directly next to Denali National Park. We did the 2 hour tour, which was a perfect length for us. We were able to see some diverse scenery including grass covered tundra, wooded... More 

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