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Running Reindeer Ranch

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Incredible, educational, and fun experience!

This is an amazing experience! Seriously, hanging out with a herd of reindeer, need I say more... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lalahofer
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Great fun!

Jane does a great job of explaining at length the history of the Ranch and of the reindeer... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
KatStarA2
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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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 3 days ago

This is an amazing experience! Seriously, hanging out with a herd of reindeer, need I say more? The tour was VERY educational and fascinating. I learned so much about these amazing creatures. The hosts are fun, friendly, and always have safety in mind. It was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Jane does a great job of explaining at length the history of the Ranch and of the reindeer sub-genus itself (domesticated caribou that wouldn't last long in the wild). The walk in the beautiful birch forest with ambling and occasionally frisky reindeer is entertaining, to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My twin boys (13 yrs old) and I had a great time at Running Reindeer Ranch. Jane is really amazing and has several great stories to tell and a lot of interesting information about these beautiful animals. The Reindeer are generally very calm and friendly....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mdwheel
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for an up-close and personal experience with Reindeer, this is an activity for you! You know from the beginning that Jane is extremely knowledgeable about the Reindeer and that they are all taken great care with so much love. That was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jane and her crew are an amazing group of hosts, they are so knowledgeable about the Reindeer and you can tell that they love them with all their hearts, as do we now that we met them and got to know their stories.! I never...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MissShelster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Jane for an informative and fun visit with the reindeer. We enjoyed learning about them and walking with them! We loved meeting you and the new friends we made at your ranch. Thanks for the cookies and tea! All very lovely!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tati M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was so much fun to walk with the reindeer and pet them. Jane is VERY informative. Just be aware, though, it is advertised as an hour walk but we were outside in the cold for about 2 1/5 hours with the stops and briefings...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What great memories we have of our visit to Running Reindeer Ranch! It was fun and very informative (a great educational experience for young and old alike). Friendly hosts, and how fun to be so close to such beautiful creatures. We seek out animal adventures...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Global40241839353
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought we would just be petting reindeer! We had 3 hours of informational talks about reindeer, picture taking opportunities, cookies and cocoa, I even got to handle the reindeer because I had horse experience! Well worth it!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tatum75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend Kelly and I visited in early November, and I found it one of the best experiences of our stay in Fairbanks. I love listening to people who are passionate about their work, and The experience with Jane was funny and informative. The reindeer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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