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Paws for Adventure

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Herning Rd. and George Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99712
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An absolute delight

We booked an hour and a half ride and from the moment we walked up to the area the dogs were kept... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cerric0
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Summit, New Jersey
Solo Mushing School

I did the 3 hour mushing school and the experience was amazing. It was an experience to remember... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sparklesgr
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Houston, Texas
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Herning Rd. and George Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99712
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"dog sledding"
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"overnight trip"
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"stay warm"
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"wonderful dog"
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"friendly dogs"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an hour and a half ride and from the moment we walked up to the area the dogs were kept the adventure began. Visiting with the dogs was a treat but it did not compare to riding through the glorious scenery in a...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I did the 3 hour mushing school and the experience was amazing. It was an experience to remember! I went March 18 2018 and happened to be the only person attending the mushing school that day. This meant I received 1:1 attention from Leslie (owner...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I selected the 30 minute dog sled ride. It was an awesome experience. Chase was the Musher and provide excellent customer service. Thanks for a great adventure.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

What a fun time! The dogs were great, our guide was friendly and informative, the scenery was gorgeous. Friends at home are all envious. Well worth it, and our favorite AK memory.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

If your looking for a dog sledding adventure Paws for Adventure will meet your expectations. They are close to town and give you the opportunity to truly experience dog sledding. You are first shown how to prepare your team. On the first outing you are...More

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Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with our signature tour! 20 years ago Leslie started Paws for Adventure with this 1 activity - MUSHING SCHOOL - with the idea that there were adventurous souls looking to participate in this sport at a hands-on level. While...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner from Perth Australia chose Paws For Adventure after a recommendation was given and we were very happy. We did a 1 hour sled ride through the winding snowy trails. The dogs were very friendly and loved the attention and all our...More

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Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Boy have we had lots of snow this year! Thanks for sharing this winter wonderland with Paws. Looking forward to making the trip to Australia someday to enjoy your world!

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Our musher was Jessica who had completed the Iditarod race more than once. She was intelligent and entertaining while the team of dogs pulled us through the snow covered country side for at least 30 minutes. The dogs were so sweet! A true Alaskan adventure...More

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Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Born and raised in Alaska, Jessica has lots knowledge about to share about all things Alaskan, and great stories to tell about her years with dogs! All of our guides live a life with sled dogs, in and out of the tour season.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

We booked the hour long dog sled tour and we were glad we did. I didn't want it to end. The ride was so enjoyable and peaceful, the dogs were awesome to watch and Chase our musher was so informative and friendly. As soon as...More

Thank Carla H
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

I decided to book the Short Winter Tour since I was traveling solo and unsure about whether I'd enjoy being in the chilly outdoors for hours. Well, I regret not booking a longer tour! I was greeted immediately upon arrival and since I was dressed...More

Thank Janet K
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

The staff assisted me from my first phone call to getting this Southern girl's huge snow suit on and off. This is one of the only dog sledding companies which allowed one person to ride (I travel on my own so I appreciated not having...More

Thank Deblynn A
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Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

There shouldn't be a penalty for traveling solo...glad you enjoyed your time with us! We appreciate your taking the time to write about us.

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Nancy R
22 April 2017|
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Response from Leslie G | 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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