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Running Reindeer Ranch

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Wonderfully unique!

What great fun! We really enjoyed learning the names of all the reindeer and wandering the woods... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
skyguy66
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Redmond, Washington
Fun experience, and very informative.

Lots to learn about reindeer! And Jane and staff will fill in all the blanks plus introduce you to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jo Ann N
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Salinas
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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. Olive, Jasper, Rufus, Daisy, Buttercup, Margarita and Rocket will be your guides as you...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1470 Ivans Aly, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709-6161
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What great fun! We really enjoyed learning the names of all the reindeer and wandering the woods with them. Jane had a wealth of entertaining and informative stories to tell. We were completely charmed.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank skyguy66
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots to learn about reindeer! And Jane and staff will fill in all the blanks plus introduce you to each reindeer with their own unique personalities.. The walk is easy, and the cookies at the end are yummy. Figure on 2.5 or 2.75 hrs.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jo Ann N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience learning about and interacting with reindeer. The owner is very kind and tries very hard to make everyone happy and tend to everyone’s needs. And the reindeer are adorable amazing animals.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank triciainspain
Reviewed 6 days ago

I took a friend visiting from the lower 48 because walking and being around the reindeer is a great experience. Jane is so passionate and such an advocate for her reindeer and you learn so much! The reindeer have such terrific personalities that they're just...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank William P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are locals and kept this as a 'secret' activity for friends visiting until right before the tour. This was beyond anything they were expecting and was a highlight of their trip. You really go for a walk with reindeer in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ellesmere2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery & beautiful reindeer! I had a lot of fun playing with them and seeing them in their natural habitat. Jane was educational and loved to talk about her deer! You could tell she really loves them like her family. Way better than seeing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank swirlychoco
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing the reindeer herd would have been enough. But petting them and interacting with them made the experience extra special. And they liked posing for pictures too. The cookies and hot chocolate at the end really hit the spot.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I decided last minute to experience Running Reindeer Ranch. Though they were full the next two days that we were here, Jane let us squeeze in. That was much appreciated. This is an interesting and unique 3 hour experience. Jane is a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank K.c. A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time, learned so much, and really loved the relaxed visit with the reindeer. The trail was beautiful and the hot drinks and fresh cookies after were such a treat while we learned more about the reindeer. Would recommend to anyone coming...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Natalie A
janeaZ6329RF, Owner at Running Reindeer Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it. I’m so glad you enjoyed your time here! I really hope you come back to visit in the summer when our landscape and the reindeer look so different! Keep in touch...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't get me wrong, Running Reindeer Ranch was cute. My mom and I had a good time. But it was no where near worth the money. The tour starts out and Jane (the owner) leads you to her garage with, in our experience, about 20...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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janeaZ6329RF, Owner at Running Reindeer Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Keegan, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry you were not pleased with the value of the tour. Most of our guests enjoy learning about the reindeer and recognize the value of that and don’t feel as if it...More

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delaynen
November 18, 2018|
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Response from MamaGrumpy | Reviewed this property |
They have a minimum number of people to do a walk with the reindeer. Hubby and I were placed in a larger group of about 15-18. Perhaps you were the first to book on a certain date and there weren't any others interested in... More
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Rachel-from-PLUTO
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Doug T | Property representative |
We try to limit the group to 20. We have a 4 person minimum.
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windriver0915
April 2, 2018|
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Response from RunningReindeer | Property representative |
Sorry to just be responding, I just saw this. I’m glad you appreciated our helpers! I too am grateful for them! Depending on the day you came they could have been Alex, the UAF student who grew up the road, Jan, a friend... More
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