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Address: Milepost 14 Talkeetna Spur Road, Talkeetna, AK 99676
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On your ATV you will visit the historic remote 1959 Devore family homestead...

On your ATV you will visit the historic remote 1959 Devore family homestead with Dennis Devore, an original family member. Learn how these hardy pioneers survived the harsh conditions of Alaskan homesteading. You can drive your own ATV or ride a comfortable ATV-drawn covered wagon as the homestead is accessible only by trail. Guests may try gold panning on the homestead quarter at Wiggle Creek. Lunch is included. Photo opportunities of Mt. McKinley.

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Unique and great life time memories for our very large family. Well planned and organized. Would certainly do it again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unique and great life time memories for our very large family. Well planned and organized. Would certainly do it again.

1 Thank yo_yo8fdfsfs
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

My husband and I went to Alaska for my 40th birthday, and since my birthday falls at the end of November, not a lot was still running that far into the off-season (which was fine for what I wanted out of the trip). However, when I e-mailed Dennis to see if he was still doing ATV tours, he said he... More 

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Eastford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We had an absolutely amazing time on our ATV tour with Dennis! Talkeetna was our favorite town that we visited on our honeymoon! Dennis knew so much history about the town and shared some great family stories! We saw his family's homestead cabin and did some gold panning and target shooting at his cabin! Dennis is very personable, laid back... More 

2 Thank HanRN
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I met Dan when I went on the quad ride. He is a great guy ,was happy to answer any questions u might have ,and gave plenty of his own personal info along the entire ride.A must due if you are anywhere even close to him . Exellent in every way I could think of. I am from NY, and... More 

1 Thank kevin h
Jackson, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Dennis Davore runs a great business and, is a man that treats his guests like family or close friends. While in Talkeetna, my wife and I went on an ATV tour. Dennis was our guide and gracious host. The tour started with a familiarization of the machines, having never ridden ATV's, we found this helpful. Safety gear and warm clothing... More 

5 Thank billkatsee
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was a great experience. Danny was fantastic and couldn't have been more fun. We learned a lot while being enjoyable. It was slightly scary driving an ATV that was 44 inches wide over a 45 inch wide bridge-- and I have no fear of heights. The only reason I am giving a 4 vs a 5 was because of... More 

1 Thank Kris L
Palm Desert, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My husband and I went on this tour with Patricia and she was just wonderful. She was so genuine and authentic, a true gem! She was very knowledgeable and took great care to the safety of our group. She got everyone appropriate rain gear (yes, it was raining, no matter, go anyway - you won't be sorry! We stayed very... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

My wife and I recently had the pleasure of spending the day with Danny of Talkeetna ATV Tours. Dennis's service was recommended by an independent tour guide we had engaged and he did not disappoint. While we had taken ATV tours in Mexico we were a little concerned about the ruggedness of this part of Alaska and operating the vehicles... More 

1 Thank Audrocks
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

My 14 year old daughter and I loved this! Thank you Dennis for sharing your incredible life story, teaching us how to target practice, how to ride an ATV, the delicious lunch you offered us, and teaching us how to pan for gold. Your kindness and open heartedness will always be remembered fondly. Stu and Chambit

1 Thank stumil56
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

this was the most enjoyable experience in Talkeetna. some of the shop owners in this village need customer service help. but not this group, they were awesome. extremely friendly, helpful and did everything they could to make sure you had an awesome experience. the owner and all his employees were the best, they really wanted to make sure you have... More 

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