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Paws for Adventure

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Herning Rd. and George Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99712
+1 907-699-3960
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Fun experience!

I decided to book the Short Winter Tour since I was traveling solo and unsure about whether I'd... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Janet K
Love their Doggies and Their Customers (even if you are on your own/single)

The staff assisted me from my first phone call to getting this Southern girl's huge snow suit on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Deblynn A
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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 you on a Sleddog training run. This tour is a hands-on (your choice) introduction to mushing as well as a ride in our wheeled training cart (side-by-side ATV). AND , WE HAVE PUPPIES to snuggle! You may book this tour on our Paws for Adventure website or give a call with any questions and we'll be glad to talk with you. In Winter choose from a variety of tours with our professional mushers and their canine athletes: Short and Long Dogsled Rides, Mushing School and Multi-Day Adventures to Tolovana Roadhouse and other remote parts of Alaska - check this year's schedule for our latest offerings.
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Herning Rd. and George Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99712
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I decided to book the Short Winter Tour since I was traveling solo and unsure about whether I'd enjoy being in the chilly outdoors for hours. Well, I regret not booking a longer tour! I was greeted immediately upon arrival and since I was dressed...More

Thank Janet K
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff assisted me from my first phone call to getting this Southern girl's huge snow suit on and off. This is one of the only dog sledding companies which allowed one person to ride (I travel on my own so I appreciated not having...More

Thank Deblynn A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another amazing day in Alaska! Our day began with dog sledding at Paws For Adventure. What a rush! We were met at the top of their driveway by Emily who drove us to the property so we wouldn’t get stuck on their road as we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! What can I say - it was a fantastic experience. The guide was excellent - extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The dogs were well cared for and happy. Paws provides ample time to interact with the dogs before and after the ride. The yurt is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the 3hr dog mushing school and it was a blast! Being in the -20's they supplied extra winter gear which was much appreciated. I really enoyed learning how to harness the dogs and get them situated on the lines. They each have their own...More

Thank N C
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PawsforAdventure, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing - you guys were a blast! Nothing makes you appreciate a team of sled dogs more than understanding more about them. Our dogs continue to amaze me everyday with their strength and stamina, their excitement in doing their job and their loyalty...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an incredible time with paws for adventure. My friends and I did the shortest tour and it was still amazing! Perfect amount of time for some Texans. Service was prompt and friendly. Definitely recommend!

Thank Krista J
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PawsforAdventure, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Krista! Yep, that short ride is often just enough on a cold January day! We often recommend the short ride for temps -25F and colder. Glad you chose our Paws crew - they truly love what they do and it shows!

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

I did the 1 hour dog sledding tour and it was awesome! I arrived with snow clothes, gloves and boots, but they had extra clothes and boots available to use and I'm glad I did. The yurt was super warm and relaxing while I suited...More

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PawsforAdventure, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your response! I am very proud of our exceptional crew and sled dogs. This year they have achieved greater heights than I had ever dreamed possible = tours, racing, expeditions.... This dynamic team of dogs and mushers provide excellent service with a...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

I booked this tour back in December 2017 with Emily. She's quite knowledgeable and gave me great advice for clothing preparation. Certainly, I knew I needed expert advice since this Florida gal had no intention of becoming a Frostbite victim. I'm happy to say, I...More

Thank Kudalayd
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PawsforAdventure, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Awe...Emily spoke of your visit with a smile...and it's that smile and intuitiveness that has made her service for Paws invaluable. Thank you for the great review. We are truly blessed with a wonderful crew. Many of our guests have ventured from warmer climes and...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

I joined 3-day overnight trip. On the first day I took a lesson in driving. Not riding, we can drive our own sled. Next day we traveled for more than 20 miles a day. It was so exciting to drive my own team. We had...More

Thank Shinsuke K
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PawsforAdventure, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Shin, It was a pleasure to meet you and share mushing adventure. It's this type of adventure that feeds our souls - dogs and humans. While we enjoy sharing the short introductory rides at our mushing site, the overnight and multi-day tours get us out...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Recently went on the short 5 mile trip which took half an hour. My boys loved it. Everyone was super nice and playing with the puppies was great. Would defiantly recommend to anyone looking for a true Alaskan experience

Thank Chris L
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Nancy R
21 April 2017|
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Response from PawsforAdventure | Property representative |
Hi Nancy, We do not have snow here in Fairbanks in June. We usually lose our trails to melting by the 1st week of April and shutdown our dog sled rides. Around May 1st we are able to start our summer kennel tours which... More
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1SueB9
23 February 2015|
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You can fly.
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AlexandreCamp0s
14 January 2015|
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You can park right on site. No cost needed if you are going for dogsled tour.
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