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Running Reindeer Ranch

#2 of 99 things to do in Fairbanks Features Animals
1470 Ivans Alley, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709
+1 907-455-4998
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Amazing Family Experience - Our Favorite Family Activity in Alaska

If you are traveling to Alaska, you really need to be sure to include a visit to the Running... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Great Time!

We had a great time today at the Running Reindeer Ranch! Very educational and fun for teenagers and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, NO DROP-INS ACCOMMODATED. PLEASE CALL FIRST. Enjoy a walk through the boreal forest of Alaska with our curious and gentle reindeer. Ruby, Olive, Willow, Jasper, Rufus, Daisy, Buttercup and Rocket will be your guides as you enjoy the beauty of Alaska's interior. See them romp free through the forest doing "reindeery" things. After our walk we will return to the house for a light refreshment and to finish up the conversation. Each time you come will be a unique experience. We are open year round by appointment only. Same day reservations sometimes available but you must contact us in advance. Winter cut off temperature -65 F.(That's a joke, it really never gets that cold, we cut off when you don't want to do it, we are always game! Reindeer love the cold!) Book Online on our website or facebook page.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1470 Ivans Alley, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709
+1 907-455-4998
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are traveling to Alaska, you really need to be sure to include a visit to the Running Reindeer Ranch. It is impossible to describe how cool it is to take a walk in the woods with reindeer - you just have to experience...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time today at the Running Reindeer Ranch! Very educational and fun for teenagers and adults! Jane and Alex were great! The boys enjoyed extra time with the reindeer, tricks with the dog and taste testing vegetables out of the garden. The...More

Thank abcelagle
Reviewed 3 days ago

So glad we went to The Running Reindeer Ranch in the Fairbanks area. What a unique experience walking through the woods with reindeer. Hubby was a bit leery of it at first and worried he'd be gored by a reindeer! However once he was there...More

Thank jevocke
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must see if you want a personal experience with the Reindeer and really want to learn more about them. After the walk through they had my son join two employee's and he got a little more behind the scene's tour, Taste test...More

Thank Venette T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We recently visited the Running Reindeer Ranch. It was so much fun! When anyone asks what was the highlight of our trip, this excursion is the first thing that I think of! The Reindeer actually roam around you and you can pet them. All of...More

Thank skboren
Reviewed 4 days ago

Jane obviously loves her reindeer! It was fun getting up close and personal with so many reindeer. Great photo ops. Knowledge that Jane imparted was very interesting. It's a fun thing to do if you happen to be in Fairbanks. Plan on spending close to...More

Thank A F
Reviewed 4 days ago

This really is fun and educational! Jane is so knowledgeable and her love of her reindeer shines through. We were able to pet reindeer, take a walk through the woods with them, and have photos with them. We sat on Jane's porch and ate Jane's...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get to walk a trail with 6 or 7 domesticated reindeer. You get to pet them and be close to them. Small group and a wonderful guide/owner. One of the highlights of our vacation.

Thank GatorRandy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time with Jane, her family, staff and the reindeer. It was my husband, my 9 year old son and I and it was such a wonderful experience. Jane is so full of knowledge. My son was able to lead one of...More

Thank Cath R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This visit was fun, funny and educational. I like to learn things. I never knew I would find reindeer so interesting and to learn it from someone like Jane would is so passionate about her reindeer and such an engaging personality made it so much...More

Thank TommyB1
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25 April 2017|
Response from Doug T | Property representative |
Prices start at $55 per adult, $35 per child 3-12, under 3 free, prices can change seasonally. For safety purposes all children must be supervised by an adult at all times, children under 3 must be in a backpack carrier... More
14 April 2017|
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Response from Doug T | Property representative |
Our maximum group size is 20.
27 March 2017|
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Response from RunningReindeer | Property representative |
Yes, you can take pictures, no problem and we will stop on the walk so you can take a photo with the reindeer without others in your picture. As far as what to bring/wear, it depends on the weather but you will need weather... More