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Sled Dog Demonstration

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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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how great to see these fantastic working dogs

enjoyed seeing the rangers show off what these dogs can do and getting to see them up close and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
los angeles
The best thing in the park!

These dogs are so friggin cute! When we were there one of the dogs had just had pups. You can see... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Sharon M
Alexandria, Virginia
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

enjoyed seeing the rangers show off what these dogs can do and getting to see them up close and personal. loved it one of the highlights of my trip to Denali

Thank dashLosAngeles
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

These dogs are so friggin cute! When we were there one of the dogs had just had pups. You can see them on a park webcam. If you visit when the demonstration is not going you can love on the dogs. If you have kids...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Denali Park Visitors center featired a ooen kennel to visit with the dogs trained for dog sleds. Allowed to let dogs abd interact before and after the race demostration.

Thank Judith D. G
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I had no idea they had sled dogs in the park so had to see them (though it was a bit of a toss-up whether to go for a hike or see the dogs--I made the right decision!) I was a bit concerned that they...More

Thank panda618
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I took my family and friends here. The Park Ranger started the demo by talking about the dog's care, how they are trained and how the dogs were used in the past and are still being used for! The dogs were incredible! Each one had...More

Thank jlipp5240
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Excellent overview of the mushers kennels. Enjoyed the demonstrations and interacting with the dogs.

Thank jwanderlust
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Our children (ages 14,12,11,9,5) all loved this! A MUST DO for any family with children or dog lovers. Takes about 2 hours. Catch the bus from the main visitor's center to the Dog Sled Kennels.

Thank Matt_Vernon456
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Don't miss this. It is separate from the tours of the park and it would have been easy to have overlooked it. These are real working Huskies and they are beautiful creatures and you can pet some of them. The Park Rangers that gave the...More

Thank jlmVirginia
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Very interesting. The best is when you can visits the dogs and pets those that are friendly. The demonstration is short by very illustrative. The talk of the ranger is too long. It has a free shuttle service from the visitor center bus stop. Exhibition...More

Thank derbunker
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The actual demo is very short, they hook up the dogs and run them around a track once. The bigger highlight was that before and after the demo you can visit with and pet the dogs.

Thank therealmjfox
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19 April 2017|
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Response from CandieTravels | Reviewed this property |
You have the option to take a bus from the visitor center or you can hike there. The bus ride is a short ride and offered round trip. Dress casually, the same as you would for the national park!
2 December 2015|
Response from maryaileen2016 |
We went to the sled dog presentation and demonstration on the second day of our stay. Some of the tours leave VERY early in the morning (5:15, 5:30). If you're on an early tour you may be able to catch the last show---I'm... More