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Alaska Sled Dogs & Musher's Camp

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Experience the Alaska State Sport! Each summer, mushers bring their sled dogs to our Musher’s Camp for summer training, and you can participate in one of their training runs when 16 Alaskan Huskies pull your custom-designed, wheeled summer sled down...more
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2 Mile Klondike Hwy, Skagway, AK 99840
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a chance to visit a Mushers Camp and meet with the dogs and people who train the dogs for the Idoriod race. The dogs were very hyper but once they were let loose they were quiet and ran the race coast. Were pulled by...More

Thank CaribbeanQns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh my goodness I was so excited to have this experience and I was not disappointed. Our guide Thomas was wonderful, very informative and funny. The dog sled was great and the dogs of course were amazing, the noise they make when the vehicle arrives...More

Thank carolann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arriving off the Star Princess ship when we arrived for our Musher's Camp and Sled Ride I couldn't get over the noise and excitement of the dogs that couldn't wait to take us for our mile ride. We enjoyed hearing about what mushing is...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This excursion I thought would be fun to do. It wasn’t. Dog sledding on dry land was extremely boring. Certainly not worth the money they charge.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was the best experience of my visit to Alaska visit. Our guide Austin Taylor provided an informative and exciting tour of our time at the camp. I was not familiar with the sport and the team at the camp gave us so mush information....More

Thank Safari425570
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We knew nothing about dog mushing or the Iditarod, but love dogs and with the promise to hold puppies, how could we lose? What we did not expect was how much we would learn, experience and enjoy it. The love, respect and care the musher's...More

Thank Gayle B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this as a shore excursion. The fairly long bus rides back and forth were made interesting by our guide, Chad. After the bus we rode an all-terrain vehicle called a Unimog. The trip to the camp was quite steep but was handled with...More

Thank jwbrown72
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Ask for Kevin, he's a trip! He used to be a goalie :) Visiting this camp was the highlight of our entire trip to AK. All the people were Great!

Thank Q7862WUscottw
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This was a ship’s excursion that we truly enjoyed. We are ‘dog people’, but hard to think anyone would not enjoy mushing with real sled dogs, meeting real-life Iditarod mushers and holding husky puppies!! Our musher while dog sledding was a woman in training for...More

Thank Acinonyx60
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Highly recommended. My kids loved the ride up the mountain and we're thrilled when we saw a mother brown bear and her two cubs on the way up. Our guide was entertaining as well as knowledgable. The sled ride was just the right length and...More

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Fishpot52
25 October 2017|
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Response from 50Awm | Reviewed this property |
You’d have to check the cost but to do snow you would either do a helicopter or plane tour that would take you where the snow is. Probably around $500 usd.
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Fishpot52
25 October 2017|
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Response from KandiceLK_12 | Reviewed this property |
It’s $600 per person to take a helicopter to a glacier and do dog sledding. But beware, most of them get cancelled. I tried in two ports and both were cancelled for weather (this was in August).
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Natalie P
25 July 2017|
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Response from EileenW1 | Reviewed this property |
We booked via the cruise ship but they should be online or on the TripAdviser "Things to do in Skagway" page
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