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Large Animal Research Station

#29 of 95 things to do in Fairbanks Features Animals
Fairbanks, AK
+1 907-474-7207
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Enjoyable experience

We had a very enjoyable experience at the research station. Everyone there was polite, personable... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
wanda472
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Sarasota, Florida
Disappointment

I was so disappointed. This station is on the University campus but is very difficult to find... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
lce
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Orlando, FL
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
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Fairbanks, AK
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

We had a very enjoyable experience at the research station. Everyone there was polite, personable and informative. We learned about rentering the large animals back into the Alaska habitat and their care while they are there. People of all ages would enjoy this excursion Wanda...More

Thank wanda472
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I was so disappointed. This station is on the University campus but is very difficult to find. When I finally did find it, no one was there, maybe because it was raining.

Thank lce
Reviewed 8 September 2015

As we were leaving the wonderful Museum of the North in Fairbanks we asked how to get to the Musk Ox Research Station. We were given directions and told that it was closed for the day but sometimes you could see the Musk Oxen from...More

3  Thank msontheroad3
Reviewed 5 September 2015

It was interesting to have the opportunity to see the muskox up close since it is not easily available to see in the wild. It was interesting, but I thought a bit pricy for no more then you saw or did. Just a couple muskox...More

1  Thank HJ65
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The actual guided tour was longer than it said it would be, so plan for that, but otherwise the tour was super informative and you get to see animals that you wouldn't normally get to see, roaming around in large areas instead of small cages.

Thank ginger2003_98
Reviewed 22 August 2015

"What's LARS?", I said, and forgot about it till the last few days of my 3 week trip. An afterthought, I went up there: a couple of miles northish of the UAF campus. I was surprised, astonished and actually thrilled to become acquainted with the...More

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Wanted to visit but the road to get to it is almost impossible unless you have a four wheel drive vehicle.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 21 August 2015

On a recent visit to Fairbanks as part of a visit to the University of Alaska we stopped off at the Large Animal Research Station. I would have to say it was hardly worth the stop. Yes there were 'Large Animals', but not many and...More

Thank Michael_edn
Reviewed 21 August 2015

The Muskox are huge, not the prettiest of creatures. They look like something that could be the pets of the Yeti or Big Foot.

Thank kd2im
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Beautiful low-keyed setting to observe and learn about musk ox, caribou, and reindeer. The one hour tour is highly recommended to take full advantage of learning about these animals. Walking is on a well kept path and is about 1/4 of a mile total. Since...More

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