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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Herning Rd. and George Rd., Intersection Herning Rd. and George Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99712
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My 13 yr old twin boys and I took the 1 hr tour...and enjoyed every second. The dogs were friendly and lovable, the guides and host were extremely friendly and helpful. The ride was great fun and through a beautiful area. We used AirlinkAlaska.com shuttle...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mdwheel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a superlative company running very humane dog sled tours in Fairbanks. From efficient Emily in Booking...to Chis who obviously adores his canine friends and smoothly took us TWICE over the snowy trails...our trip to Fairbanks would not have been so magical had we...More

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

We wanted to try some winter events while visiting for our anniversary. I’m so glad we scheduled with Paws for Adventure. Peter is an amazing musher and guide. He was so informative. We learned so much from him. He is so passionate about the dogs...More

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

Great adventure. Group of 6 two to a sledge. Great interaction with driver and dogs. Scenery was fantastic as we moved along. Lovely warm fire to come back to. They will cater for clothing too if you don’t have anything. One more off the bucket...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review! We were working with minimal snow as Mother Nature has not been very generous so far this season, but we made the choice to go ahead and offer the sledding experience for the holiday. What would have made...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was just at Paws for Adventures for the dog cart ride on Sunday at noon, 11/11/18. It includes lessons in how to harness the dogs, which was thrilling, as we get to do this. Emily and Chris are terrific and so knowledgeable. The dogs...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to review Paws. The Fall Cart Tour allows for more time to be interactive with the sled dogs with learning to harness and bringing them to the gangline. Dog lovers no doubt can appreciate the hands-on adventure. Visit us in...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have traveled all over the United States and I can honestly say this was the most fun I’ve ever had. The staff was nice and accommodating and patient with my inexperience with the cold. They loaned me a warm jacket to wear because I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mindy L
Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ohhhh Mindy! You’ve been ‘bitten’ by the Sleddog bug. It’s contagious! It happened to me about 25 years ago and now I can’t see ever being without them. Sleddogs are by far the sweetest, coolest, most honest & hardworking being in the world. We can...More

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

We traveled from the East Coast and this was such an educational & fun tour. We liked Chase right away! Friendly & dynamic. Loved meeting Shorty & some of Chase’s sled dog team. Learned so much, helped harness and went on a cart ride with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan K
Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thanks for posting a review of Chase’s summer Tukaway Talk! He is an awesome asset to Paws with his great stories and welcoming personality- who couldn’t help but feed off his enthusiasm for his sport and life! We’re ready to cheer him on in the...More

Reviewed October 20, 2018

We had a great time at Paws for Adventure, including a tour of the kennels, time in the puppy enclosure (!!), and an incredible ride on a dogsled driven by a woman who had run the Iditerod a few times. The scenery was gorgeous, and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Barbara B
Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you taking the time to give us your review! Honestly, a ‘social media buff’ I have not been, but seems important now to the traveling public.. And I want to give our incredible guides their due spotlight. They are an important reason for our...More

Reviewed October 20, 2018

We did the Tukaway Talk and Sled dog ride and it was truly an amazing part of our Alaska trip. Chase is so passionate and engaging as he told us about what it takes and involves to race these phenomenal athletes. From the moment we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Terry E
Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your experience with Chase and Paws for Adventure. I am in awe of our incredible crew of athletes- 2 and 4 legged. Thru the years Paws has grown and we have asked more and...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Shared an afternoon fall cart ride with this amazing group of dogs. Leslie was so welcoming and Chris was a fantastic guide. We had lots of hands on time with the pups and we were even taught and allowed to harness them and hook them...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you for offering a review of your experience with Paws. In 20 years, times have certainly changed. I never anticipated the importance of social media reviews. We’re playing catch up in that respect and appreciate your effort. Your words show us what stood out...More

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laurieyarie
October 6, 2018|
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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
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silvers14
June 17, 2018|
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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
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Nancy R
April 21, 2017|
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Response from Leslie G | 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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