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Paws for Adventure

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Offering only the best in dogsledding adventure since 1998... Summer and Winter tours available. Join the Paws crew for your Experience-of-a-Lifetime! Join us this Fall (Sept.1 until the snow flies) for our Fall Dog Cart tour and let the crew take...more
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Herning Rd. and George Rd., Intersection Herning Rd. and George Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99712
+1 907-699-3960
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My sister, mom and I came to AK to spend my moms 60th birthday and we booked Paws for Adventure for a short ride! We had an AMAZING time! The views are amazing, the huskies are amazing & the crew is amazing! They were all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 487abbeyb
Reviewed 3 days ago

My sister was visiting from the lower 48, so I took the recommendation from a couple at work who told me about Paws for Adventure and I’m glad I did! She loved it! Chris was our awesome musher who really cares for the dogs and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cate722018
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I made a quick weekend trip in January to Fairbanks and dog sledding was on the top of our list. We happened to come during one of the coldest times of the winter (-43 degrees Fahrenheit). We initially booked the 30-minute dog...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank yellowspectrumxx
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

These guys were so relaxed, so professional, and so helpful!! Had a great time and I’d recommend them anytime to anybody. Wonderful organization! Make sure to wear the boots and mits they offer! Makes it so enjoyable to be comfortable and warm while out there....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eric M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a great time at Paws for Adventure! Spencer was our musher and he provided us with all kinds of information about the dogs, the sport, Alaskan living, and took us on a great ride. He took the time to take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jenndavisjd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I planned a last minute trip to Fairbanks (crazy I know! ha!) and wanted to do dog sledding. I was able to book a spot online Thursday evening for a Saturday appointment. There were 5 of us (3 adults + 2 children)...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KharizaE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide, Chase, was also training for the Yukon Quest. He was so fun to chat with on our ride and answered all of our questions about dog sledding. The dogs were awesome and the route was so gorgeous in the snow.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Haley H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spencer was our musher and he was great. We learned a lot about the sport of dog sledding and racing, the dogs, mushing, and took a ride with the dogs. We could tell the dogs are taken care of and are happy to run. Dress...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 938nancy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Richie was so nice as a guide and we really enjoyed getting to know him and his dogs! It was an amazing tour; the scenery is so beautiful and the people are so sweet. The Paws staff were very helpful and welcoming and Leslie is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank graciedavidson03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at Paws for Adventure. Once you get there, you can supplement your cold weather gear with boots or snow pants if you need to. We had three people in our group, which meant two sleds were required. Chris was more...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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January 9, 2019|
Response from Gigi R | Reviewed this property |
I was in Fairbanks two weeks ago and we began all of our daily adventures well before the "official" sunrise at 11:00am ish, including doing a 10:00am tour. . . At 9:15am it was still quite dark out, but by 10:00am, it was... More
October 6, 2018|
Response from Leslie G | Property representative |
Hi Laurie, Possibly... Is he is able to sit upright in the sled with his legs in front of him? How old is your son? Can he sit in front of you using you for support from behind? Please give a call to discuss his... More
June 17, 2018|
Response from Leslie G | Property representative |
Our average daytime high temperature for July in Fairbanks is around 70 degrees. We do not have snow for sledding during summer, however we do offer lots of educational and ‘hands-on’ fun with the dogs. And the crew and dogs... More