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Denali Horseback Tours

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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99743
+1 907-322-3886
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Great Trail Ride!

Had a beautiful evening trail ride with 4 other travelers. Our guide was knowledgeable in the area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michelle C
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Telluride, Colorado
U will LOVE this Stable/trail ride

Incredibly well cared for gentle horses. Owner takes you out. Knows a LOT about the native habitat... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MajorQuilter
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Otto, North Carolina
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Denali Horseback Tours is a small, locally owned and operated business based in Healy, Alaska, just few minutes from Denali National Park entrance. We live here year-round and would like to share our Alaskan lifestyle with you! Come ride with us, the closest horseback outfitter to Denali, into some of the most spectacular backcountry in the world, under the midnight sun of Alaska’s north! All reservations must be made in advance, no walk-ins please. Check out denalihorsebacktours.com for more info!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99743
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+1 907-322-3886
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a beautiful evening trail ride with 4 other travelers. Our guide was knowledgeable in the area and a lot of fun to be with. I got to ride Smoke, who was a sweet boy for me. I would recommend checking them out if you...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Incredibly well cared for gentle horses. Owner takes you out. Knows a LOT about the native habitat. She does this for a living because she loves it!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm not sure what I can add that others haven't already said. We had a wonderful 2 hour ride with our tour guide Ashely. She was very knowledgable and friendly and we learned a lot from her. Booking the tour was easy and the owner...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't have time for a longer ride so the 1-hour trail ride was perfect. And they worked with me to create a ride that would fit in my schedule. Depending on the busyness of the day, I would imagine that they can't always do...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dad, daughter, & her friend had a blast. Better than expected. We’d love to do it again and plan too next year. Many thanks to our guide Ashlie for the awesome time!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a one hour trail ride with Ashley. Bismarck was the perfect horse for my beginner husband and Tuffy was the perfect horse for me. I am a more experienced rider than my husband and appreciate a mannerly, quiet horse on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was by far one of the best trail rides I have ever been on. Ivana was knowledgable about all things Alaska including the horses, the plants, the wildlife, the hunting, the winters, and the people. She was also an amazing coach for my 10...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their website clearly states under ‘FAQ’ that they do not have a weight limit. However, we were denied due to weight limit. Our party was made up of advanced level riders. Very disappointing.More

Thank CEE2008
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IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Travis, I'm sorry that you were disappointed and didn't choose one of our shorter rides which don't a have weight limit. We would have loved to share our horses and the beautiful Alaskan backcountry with you. It is stated in the description of the...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

What better way to see the country side then on the back of a horse. Our guide Ashley was great. She knew the area, local wildlife and plants. You can tell she loves what she does and made the experience that much better. And the...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely off the beaten track spot. The horses welfare is paramount and they are very well cared for. As a horse owner this was a priority for us. It’s not a ride that you need to be experienced for but it was fun...More

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Teri H
June 24, 2016|
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Response from IvanaDHT | Property representative |
I'm sorry I'm confused. Did you have a reservation or would you like to make one? Once you have a reservation I'm happy to give you specific directions. Ivana
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charli133
April 12, 2016|
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Response from IvanaDHT | Property representative |
Hello from Alaska! The 2 hour tour is $160 per person. I've been able to keep the same rates last few years, but please be aware that the prices are subject to change. For more info visit my website denalihorsebacktours... More
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Dawne A
March 20, 2015|
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Response from IvanaDHT | Property representative |
Hello from Alaska Dawne, I don't offer pack trips on horses so there is no need for camping equipment. All the necessary tack is provided as well as saddle bags, helmets and gloves if you wish to wear them. You can find... More
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