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Paws for Adventure

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Herning Rd. and George Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99712
+1 907-699-3960
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Dog Sledding

I had the very best time. Peter was knowledgeable and welcoming. The dogs were amazing. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jessica C
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Seattle, Washington
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Great experience

My husband and I did a one hour tour and it was fabulous. Our guide Chase was very good, telling... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda M
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Adelaide, Australia
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Offering only the best in dogsledding adventure since 1998... Summer and Winter tours available. Join the Paws crew for your Experience-of-a-Lifetime! Join us this Fall (Sept.1 until the snow flies) for our Fall Dog Cart tour and let the crew take you on a Sleddog training run. This tour is a hands-on (your choice) introduction to mushing as well as a ride in our wheeled training cart (side-by-side ATV). AND , WE HAVE PUPPIES to snuggle! You may book this tour on our Paws for Adventure website or give a call with any questions and we'll be glad to talk with you. In Winter choose from a variety of tours with our professional mushers and their canine athletes: Short and Long Dogsled Rides, Mushing School and Multi-Day Adventures to Tolovana Roadhouse and other remote parts of Alaska - check this year's schedule for our latest offerings.
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“hour ride” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Herning Rd. and George Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99712
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had the very best time. Peter was knowledgeable and welcoming. The dogs were amazing. The temperature wasn’t to their optimal working degree but they ran like champs. I loved meeting them all and watching them roll in the snow to cool down - it...More

Thank Jessica C
PawsforAdventure, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for joining us Jessica! And thanks for taking the time to review. Peter is a great guide with many years experience with sled dogs - from recreational mushing to racing to touring. All of our guides have great stories from their many years and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I did a one hour tour and it was fabulous. Our guide Chase was very good, telling us about his dogs and dog mushing. The dogs were so excited to get going and then they just run and run. We got to...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My husband and I love animals. I booked several husky kennel tours while we were in Alaska. This one was fun too! We got to harness the husky and we got to go on an ATV ride with them hooked up... they are such friendly...More

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PawsforAdventure, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for visiting our Fall Kennel Tour and Cart Ride. This is a great time of year for the dog lover to visit as you get a very hands-on experience with the sled dogs in one of the most exciting times of the season....More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Chase was wonderful! The dogs were all friendly and happy. The puppies were adorable. We learned about the sport, what it took to be a musher, we helped harness the team, took a fun ride and asked lots of questions that Chase was happy to...More

1  Thank highlandlight42
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We highly recommend! Was friendly, fun, a wonderful experience! Dogs are super friendly and smart. We loved the litte puppies! Chase told us all about the dogs, mushing, preparation, gear etc. Was the best experience of our Alaksa trip!

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

We went for the one hour tour, and I could have easily been happy with more. We arrived about noon on a clear, windless, cold (about -20) day with not a cloud in the bright blue sky. Even though we were wearing layers of polar...More

1  Thank oneyearoff
PawsforAdventure, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your kind words! It's always colder than you think when you're out on the trail for an hour, so we do our best to keep you comfortable... We're proud of our mushers who truly live the life they share with you. Each...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is the best thing to do in all of Fairbanks. First class operation and a ton of fun. Kevin, our musher, was extremely nice. The "warming yurt" was very warm and comfortable. Very easy to find. We had a great time and highly recommend...More

1  Thank Lynn A
PawsforAdventure, Manager at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for the first class rating! We work with an exceptional group of dogs and mushers that take fun very seriously...In my nearly 20 years of business, I've learned that you're only as good as the people you hire - so find the outstanding...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

We did the mushing school. Leslie was professional, organized and friendly. There is a yurt to warm up in and they have cold weather gear to use if needed. The whole experience was awesome. The training was well done so that once we were on...More

1  Thank tatter128
PawsforAdventure, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Ahh...the mushing school...by far my favorite tour and where I started 20 years ago. The goal is FUN, and instilling confidence is "key"! Not every tour is for everyone - As you'll notice, you can't 'online book' a mushing school. I always like to talk...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

We did the 3+ hour mushing school and was so glad we did.We were staying at the Hampton Inn with no car so we were able to pay extra for RT transportation.They dressed us for the cold, we met the dogs and we received instructions....More

2  Thank WakeboardingMomma
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My wife and I went to Paws for Adventure for a dog sledding adventure, but left with a better understanding of the work put forth by the Paws for Adventure staff. Not only was our dog sledding adventure fun and exciting (the 1 hour ride),...More

1  Thank srk-fl
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Nancy R
22 April 2017|
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Response from PawsforAdventure | Property representative |
Hi Nancy, We do not have snow here in Fairbanks in June. We usually lose our trails to melting by the 1st week of April and shutdown our dog sled rides. Around May 1st we are able to start our summer kennel tours which... More
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1SueB9
23 February 2015|
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You can fly.
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AlexandreCamp0s
15 January 2015|
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You can park right on site. No cost needed if you are going for dogsled tour.
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