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Running Reindeer Ranch

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Wonderful experience! Highly recommended

We really enjoyed our visit and walk with the reindeers. We booked the tour because of the reviews... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
San Jose, Ca
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Better than seeing Santa

Wow what a great family and great experience. Very kind and passionate about what they do. Highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, NO DROP-INS ACCOMMODATED. PLEASE CALL FIRST. Enjoy a walk through the boreal forest of Alaska with our curious and gentle reindeer. Olive, Jasper, Rufus, Daisy, Buttercup, Margarita and Rocket will be your guides as you...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1470 Ivans Aly, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709-6161
+1 907-455-4998
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit and walk with the reindeers. We booked the tour because of the reviews we saw online and didn’t expect too much. It was much better than we expected! We had a car rental so we drove ourselves to the house...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow what a great family and great experience. Very kind and passionate about what they do. Highly recommended.

Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came to Fairbanks to chase the northern lights and while we are here we made a visit to the Running Reindeer Ranch. I am so very glad we did this day excursion. This was one of the most informative things I've...More

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RunningReindeer, Owner at Running Reindeer Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your visit! I am glad that you were able to be charmed by Toby! Oh dear! And just when Jasper starts to mellow out! Thanks for mentioning the need to dress for the weather! As we enter our cold months its...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of our favorite Fairbanks experiences by far! Jane is a great story teller and she knows so much about Reindeer. It was an amazing experience. I loved that you get to walk with the reindeer and pet them! I definitely had my...More

Thank casroders
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed our time spent with Jane and the reindeer. Jane did an amazing job sharing her knowledge and love of her reindeer. It was fun to intermingle with the reindeer. I was surprised with how soft their fur felt. Thank you...More

Thank Cynthia w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learning about the reindeer and walking through the woods with them was an awesome experience. While we were in Fairbanks several people asked "Have you visited the Running Reindeer Ranch yet?" We were happy to say that we had.

Thank Jocelyn R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Running Reindeer Ranch is no doubts the number attraction in Fairbanks. Its excellence is presented from beginning to the end of the tour and is rooted from the deep love the owners have for their reindeers. You will become half a reindeer expert after the...More

Thank Jiao2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Fairbanks with a friend and coworker. I booked a trip to Chena Hot Springs and my friend chose this excursion to Running Reindeer Ranch. Didn't know what to expect & we were blown away by this unique experience. First snowfall of the season &...More

Thank tripster03
RunningReindeer, Owner at Running Reindeer Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awww, thanks for your nice review. The snow makes everything extra magical. I hope you return for another visit. Also, did you see Buttercup's brother, the bull at Chena Hot Springs? He is almost, but not quite, as handsome as Jasper!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time. The tour was very informative and fun for everyone. I highly recommend it!!

Thank Ryne O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reindeers are absolutely cute and they are very playful. The forest for the reindeers are great, too. The trip is not only fun, but also very informative, Jane definitely tells you a lot about the reindeers and then you will know more about these...More

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Delayne N
19 November 2018|
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Response from MamaGrumpy | Reviewed this property |
They have a minimum number of people to do a walk with the reindeer. Hubby and I were placed in a larger group of about 15-18. Perhaps you were the first to book on a certain date and there weren't any others interested in... More
20 August 2018|
Response from Doug T | Property representative |
We try to limit the group to 20. We have a 4 person minimum.
2 April 2018|
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Response from RunningReindeer | Property representative |
Sorry to just be responding, I just saw this. I’m glad you appreciated our helpers! I too am grateful for them! Depending on the day you came they could have been Alex, the UAF student who grew up the road, Jan, a friend... More