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Running Reindeer Ranch

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Awesome experience

Learning about the reindeer and walking through the woods with them was an awesome experience... read more

Reviewed today
Jocelyn R
A must see in Fairbanks

Running Reindeer Ranch is no doubts the number attraction in Fairbanks. Its excellence is presented... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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
1470 Ivans Aly, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709-6161
+1 907-455-4998
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Reviewed today

Learning about the reindeer and walking through the woods with them was an awesome experience. While we were in Fairbanks several people asked "Have you visited the Running Reindeer Ranch yet?" We were happy to say that we had.

Thank Jocelyn R
Reviewed yesterday

Running Reindeer Ranch is no doubts the number attraction in Fairbanks. Its excellence is presented from beginning to the end of the tour and is rooted from the deep love the owners have for their reindeers. You will become half a reindeer expert after the...More

Thank Jiao2014
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting Fairbanks with a friend and coworker. I booked a trip to Chena Hot Springs and my friend chose this excursion to Running Reindeer Ranch. Didn't know what to expect & we were blown away by this unique experience. First snowfall of the season &...More

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RunningReindeer, Owner at Running Reindeer Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Awww, thanks for your nice review. The snow makes everything extra magical. I hope you return for another visit. Also, did you see Buttercup's brother, the bull at Chena Hot Springs? He is almost, but not quite, as handsome as Jasper!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time. The tour was very informative and fun for everyone. I highly recommend it!!

Thank Ryne O
Reviewed 4 days ago

The reindeers are absolutely cute and they are very playful. The forest for the reindeers are great, too. The trip is not only fun, but also very informative, Jane definitely tells you a lot about the reindeers and then you will know more about these...More

Thank Aurora S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

How often can you say you went playing reindeer games? This ranch is truly a hidden gem. Jane is a knowledgeable and friendly hosts who shares her home with several majestic reindeer. The “reindeer walk” is slow paced with plenty of stops, not intense at...More

Thank TravelingG8TR
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Jane was so welcoming and knowledgeable about her reindeer. It was interesting to hear the story of how she started with deer. We took a leisurely walk thru the woods behind her house with the reindeer following along and sometimes trotting our in front of...More

Thank SP1012
RunningReindeer, Owner at Running Reindeer Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for writing a review and sending some pictures! I am glad that you enjoyed your time here. Who would have thunk that reindeer would be such a huge part of my life and how lucky am I for it! You are right in...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are lovers of wildlife, so we figured we would enjoy this and we did. You get up close to eight reindeer and learn all kinds of interesting facts about them. I would go back again when it’s colder or in the summer, because the...More

Thank Martin S
RunningReindeer, Owner at Running Reindeer Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Martin for your visit! You do have the right idea to come again in another season. they look so different from season to season and you will see their behaviors change as well. I hope you come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an amazing experience to walk alongside reindeer through a forest. Jane and her husband Doug are passionate about their pets, and Jane's telling us about all things reindeer was stellar. A must if you are in Fairbanks.

Thank Jay F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience. Great time walking with the Reindeer. They're very tame. I was able to pet them. Very informative presentation at the end. A must do while in Fairbanks

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August 19, 2018|
Response from Doug T | Property representative |
We try to limit the group to 20. We have a 4 person minimum.
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
November 13, 2017|
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Response from RunningReindeer | Property representative |
Yes, we are open most days right now. You can see availability and book through our online calendar on our website or Facebook page. See you soon!