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Pioneer Park

2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK
+1 907-459-1087
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Built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the purchase of Alaska from Russia, this theme part includes a mock gold-rush town with authentic pioneer log cabins, mining equipment, musems, a replicated Native American village and a huge, drydocked sternwheeler open for tours.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK
+1 907-459-1087
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely place to go with kids but not in winter, it’s like an small town just for kids. I went there for halloween and there was a fun decoration!

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to this place about an hour and a half before it closed. The place was interesting but I found it was geared towards families with kids. There are a number if little shops and a really cool car parade at the end of...More

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a cute village. On the day we went, there was a band playing, which was most enjoyable. There are numerous places to get reasonable food. It's easy walking around the village. There is a railroad car, a sternwheeler (The SS Nenana), the Wickersham house...More

Thank kivec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an impromptu stop during the day and boy am I glad that we stopped! The general gist of this place is that they brought old traditional Alaskan buildings to one place (this park) so you can get a feel of what "old Alaska"...More

1  Thank MyThoughts_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good for some history area. Good Food. Some fun things for kids. Ice cream shop. Good stroll in park

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The park is worth visiting, if only for the walk around the water. A true sight to behold, with interactive and attractive local dog park and walking trails.

Thank MusicalEve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There aren't a million attractions in Fairbanks for kids... This is one tho! There are lots of little shops, and places to get lunch... so there are things for everyone to do. There are exhibits to learn more about Alaska's founding, and the pioneers, and...More

Thank Candy H
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The Pioneer Park is very dear to my heart. The original cabins which have been donated, and moved to the Park are such fun to see. Being December, only the Pioneer Museum was open, but I recommend visiting: the Kitty Hensley House, Judge Wickerham's house,...More

Thank Pengirl1
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Well I was there outside the summer tourist hours so it was closed, but still a great place to walk around in the snow and enjoy the old cabins. How on earth that boat got there, I’d love to know, because that river couldn’t fit...More

Thank redneckITengineer
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We went there in November, the museum in the park was closed. However, we did walk in the surrounding area and actually had fun playing in the snow, there was really nothing else to do.

Thank Anne T
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Mel W
18 September 2017|
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Response from Chuck M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the owner of the park, and have no answer to this question. This should have been directed to the owner.
Ronen K
17 May 2017|
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Response from Sam D | Reviewed this property |
hour or two tops... do NOT waste your time or money at the salmon bake as suggested!
karolyn j
10 October 2016|
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Response from Bee J | Reviewed this property |
Both were there and active when we were there in August.